Research and writing projects include the reviewing and monitoring of pending legislation, writing legal memos or analyzing current policy questions, and writing for media such as newsletters or blogs. The CCLA Blog Project, or research on a pro bono appeal for a lawyer are all examples of a research and writing project.
Canadian Civil Liberties Association Rights WAtch Blog
“It’s cool that it’s a national thing,” says Rights Watch Volunteer, Heather Maki, “I can see all these students across the country. We’re doing it together.”
Shuswap Nation Tribal Council
Shuswap Nation Tribal Council is an organization that promotes and defends the rights of its members. It also provides technical support to member communities to improve services in health, child welfare, employment and training, research on traditional territories and community development.
research projects completed last year in support of Shuswap nation Tribal Council include A research memo on the subject of international treaty negotiations and whether first nations have a legal right to participate. Another research project was focused on the process of asserting jurisdiction over indigenous matters in the area of family law.