We are pleased to announce that on November 28th, Eric Harris, QC was honoured at the 12th Annual Justice Institute of British Columbia (JIBC) Foundation Awards for Justice and Public Safety.
Each year, the Gala recognizes individuals and organizations that have made outstanding contributions in the areas of justice, public safety and community leadership. Eric was awarded The JIBC Foundation Community Leadership Award for extraordinary leadership that demonstrates the value and spirit of community.
“Eric has touched the lives of many by giving generously of his time and resources, both professionally and personally,” said John Chesman, JIBC Foundation Chair. “He has been an involved member of his community for years, whether it be through offering legal advice or supporting community causes. Individuals and organizations alike have greatly benefited from Eric’s guidance and leadership.”
"Everyone at Harris is honoured to work with someone like Eric, this award underscores the contribution he has made, and continues to make, to the profession and the community.” said Geoffrey Litherland, managing partner.
About Justice Institute of British Columbia
Justice Institute of British Columbia is Canada’s leading public safety educator – a dynamic post‐secondary institution recognized nationally and internationally for innovative education and research in the areas of justice and public safety. JIBC offers a range of applied and academic programs (certificates, diplomas, and degrees) that span the spectrum of safety – from prevention to response and recovery.
About The JIBC Foundation
Since 1994, The JIBC Foundation has supported the Justice Institute of British Columbia by raising funds for student scholarships and bursaries, applied research opportunities and equipment and other tools for learning. By inspiring giving through various fundraising initiatives, the Foundation ensures that JIBC continues to maintain its worldwide reputation for excellence and innovation as Canada’s leading public safety educator.