Reducing Bias and Prejudice
Advocate for Change - Caitlin Urquhart
Stephen Rotstein, CBA President 2021/22, in Conversation with Caitlin Urquhart, newly appointed junior commission counsel for the Inquiry into the Treatment, Experiences and Outcomes of Innu in the Child Protection System.
Conversation with diversity and inclusion expert
Ray Adlington meets Ritu Bhasin, expert in diversity and inclusion, to demystify cultural competency in the workplace. December 2018.
CBABC Reconciliation Response Plan for Law Firms
Assists law firms in developing a response to reconciliation aligned with their business plans to maximize awareness and understanding of Indigenous concerns among corporate team members.
Tips for Firms and Member Organizations Seeking to Promote Inclusion and Diversity
A collection of tips to accompany the CBA video series “It’s About Respect.”
“It’s About Respect”
CBA video series (2007) and Facilitator’s Guide - Presents short scenarios to open a discussion about the biases and prejudices that may be present in law firm situations.
Implicit Association Test
This Law Society of BC practice resource is intended to support lawyers in their use of inclusive language. Recognizing that language evolves, this resource will be revisited frequently for updating.
Equity and Diversity Centre
Law Society of BC
Federal Disability Reference Guide
Government of Canada’s guide for designing policies and programs to support integration of those with disabilities into the workplace.
Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion
Building an Inclusive Canada: National Disability Summit, May 9 to 10, 2019. What We Learned Report Government of Canada
The Canadian Council on Rehabilitation and Work
An organization that promotes and supports meaningful and equitable employment of people with disabilities. They have a job posting page, plus info and resources for employers.
The Roll Model
Information, guides and resources promoting inclusivity from the lens of disability, by BC Lawyer Jessica Vliegenthart
The Rick Hansen Foundation
An accessibility audit and certification by an independent organization gives prospective employees some confidence that the employer has thought through the issues of accessibility.
Based on consultations with 200 local equity stakeholders across the country and large law firms, this guide will assist and enhance your efforts to promote equity and diversity within the legal profession.
A practice self-assessment tool that provides guidance for lawyers and firms on diversity, inclusion and equality-related best practices.
BC Public Service
Law Society of BC (October 2004)
But I was wearing a suit
Grassroots project of a group of Indigenous Lawyers with support from the Continuing Legal Education Society of BC and the Law Society of BC.