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the rise, while many legal professionals remain drawn to in-person courses
and printed materials. Figuring out exactly where CLEBC fits in this
dynamic is a challenge that Susan has strived to help resolve.
Susan would like to express appreciation for the B.C. legal community:
“Thank you for understanding why continuing legal education is important
and for enthusiastically contributing to CLEBC’s projects. To law librarians,
thank you for always being good constructive critics, doing great work and
for being partners and friends that I’ll always admire.”
CLEBC thanks Susan Munro for 29 years of service and wishes her the
best with her retirement plans.
UPDATE ON CLEBC’S TRUTH AND RECONCILIATION INITIATIVES
CLEBC continues to work on addressing the Truth and Reconciliation
Commission of Canada (“TRC”) Call to Action Number 27 regarding legal
Since our last update, CLEBC has continued to engage in a process of
internal education and cultural competency. Recently, our board of directors
and staff participated in a blanket exercise at the Musqueam Centre led
by the chair of CLEBC’s TRC Task Force Ardith Walkem, Q.C., and Andrea
Hilland of the Law Society of British Columbia.
At the blanket exercise, CLEBC board and staff members explored the history
of the relationships between Indigenous peoples and newcomers in
order to understand how that legacy continues to mark relationships today.
Participants took on the roles of Indigenous peoples in Canada and stood on
blankets representing land. Directed by a narrator and along with volunteers
representing newcomers, CLEBC board and staff members walked
through 500 years of history together by reading scrolls and adjusting blan-