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 campaign 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

Schrenk v BCHRT

The Retail Action Network (RAN) is intervening in the appeal of a human rights case in the Supreme Court ...
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BC woman’s Charter challenge forces provincial government to provide legal representation to all people detained under the Mental Health Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | BCPIAC Please note, there is a court-ordered publication ban in place BC woman’s Charter challenge forces provincial ...
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Campaign calls on BC government and official opposition to “step up for Women’s equality”

West Coast LEAF, a BC organization dedicated to promoting women’s equality through the law, along with a long list of endorsing ...
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B.C.’s Islamophobia hotline responds to recent events in U.S. and Canada

B.C.’s Islamophobia hotline responds to recent events in U.S. and Canada January 31, 2017 | Nathan Hutton |  Global News ...
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BC man wins important human rights victory for Deaf people in need of welfare

For Immediate Release | BCPIAC BC man wins important human rights victory for Deaf people in need of welfare VANCOUVER, ...
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