Five Indigenous lawyers have been elected to the leadership of the Law Society of B.C. in a result the victors are hoping will help to transform the province's legal profession.
"The election of five Indigenous lawyers is unprecedented and a significant milestone in the Law Society's ongoing efforts to increase the involvement of Indigenous people in its governance," the law society said in a statement to CBC.
"The Law Society is committed to advancing reconciliation and to fostering diversity and inclusivity."
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