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difficult place. But it is also true that the work of building resilient, ethical
professionals is ongoing.
As we look forward to offering a degree in Indigenous laws (UVic’s proposed
J.D./J.I.D. program) and to celebrating at her retirement this December
Heather Raven, Q.C.’s tireless contributions to the law school, there is
much to be hopeful about. We know the Amicus Program is not a panacea,
but given its integrated approach to support, wellness and resilience, it is
one innovative step in the right direction—for UVic Law and for the future
legal advocates that our students aim to be.
1 Hadiya Roderique, “Black on Bay Street”, The Globe
and Mail (4 November 2017), online: <beta.theglobeandmail.
2 See e.g. Law Society of British Columbia, Towards a
More Representative Legal Profession: Better Practices,
Better Workplaces, Better Results (June 2012),
3 See the website description of the program: <www.
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