Kate Feeney

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Kate Feeney
Staff Lawyer

Kate Feeney has returned to BCPIAC after working as a legal aid family and child protection lawyer (parent’s counsel). She articled with BCPIAC in 2013/2014.

Kate is involved in both BCPIAC’s anti-poverty and regulatory work. She has a particular interest in BCPIAC’s focus area to expand access to legal aid and increase legal aid coverage.

During law school, Kate volunteered at the Together Against Poverty Society (TAPS) and worked at West Coast Domestic Workers’ Association (WCDWA). She was also an intensive stream student in the Environmental Law Clinic at the University of Victoria Law School, where she focused on environmental justice issues.

Kate received her law degree from the University of Victoria in 2013.

News & updates related to Kate’s work

Justice before the Employment and Assistance Appeal Tribunal and Poverty Reduction

Honourable Shane Simpson Minister of Social Development and Poverty Reduction PO Box 9290 Stn Prov Govt Victoria BC V8W 9J7 ...
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Evicted for smudging, First Nations woman files human rights complaint

June 15, 2017 | Josh K. Elliott | CTV News Link to original article A First Nations woman from Burnaby, ...
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Woman evicted over smudging ceremonies files human rights complaint

June 14, 2017 | Andrew Weichel | CTV Vancouver Link to original article An aboriginal woman who claims her landlord ...
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Tenant fights eviction for smudging, takes case to B.C. Human Rights Tribunal

June 7, 2017 | Tereza Verenca | Burnaby Now Link to original article A Burnaby woman has filed a complaint ...
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Constitutional challenge to inadequate legal aid services launched today

For Immediate Release | BCPIAC VANCOUVER – Today, West Coast LEAF and the BC Public Interest Advocacy Centre (BCPIAC) announce ...
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