Navi Gill, BC Ministry of Justice

Navi Gill is Senior Crown Counsel with the BC Ministry of Justice and leader of the Hate Crime Resource Counsel. Navi was part of the northern community working project, using her litigation and dispute-resolution skills to work with Indigenous people involved in the criminal justice system, or struggling with domestic violence. She taught in the Department of Criminology at Northwest Community College, where she was an active youth mentor. Since 2004, she has pioneered revisions to witness accommodation, enabling young children to testify from outside the courtroom. She’s a champion for advancing women in law, serving on numerous boards and giving time to organizations addressing cultural and systematic barriers. A founding member of the Women in Law group at U of C Faculty of Law, she has promoted equity, diversity and access to justice.
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