Annual Report 2016/2017

  • August 16, 2017

Submitted by Section Chair, H. Nina Purewal

Summary of Meetings

Number of Meetings Held:3

November 23, 2016
Guest Speakers: Ezra Teitel, Theresa Forsythe & Rosalinda Bose
Meeting Title/Topic: Mental Health Services/ Forensic Services for Children and Youth
Synopsis: Meeting about what services are available to children and youth.

December 16, 2016
Guest Speaker: Sara Hopkins - Crown Counsel Terrace
Meeting Title/Topic: Criminal Case Update
Synopsis: Sara Hopkins provided an overview of recent SCC and BC criminal cases, followed by a group discussion.

May 5, 2017
Guest Speaker: N/A
Meeting Title/Topic: 2nd Annual Justice Bowl
Synopsis: The 2nd Annual Justice Bowl took place on Friday May 5, 2017 at the Smithers Bowling Alley. This was an annual fundraiser to raise money for local charities. This year all monies were donated to Victim Services at NSDP.

Comments and Observations of the Chair

The Criminal section is spread out all across the north. The biggest challenge we have is trying to connect all of the members.