Social Justice 12

Course Duration:

You have one calendar year to complete this course from the date of Activation

Units of Study:

  • The history of the Downtown Eastside through the following filters:
    • Addiction
    • Aboriginal issue
    • Housing
    • Mental illness
    • The “Missing Women”
  • Maple Ridge
    • Cliff Avenue and beyond


Social Justice 12 focuses on the analysis of historical and contemporary situations (cases) that give students a broad perspective of social justice both in Vancouver and Maple Ridge.

Recommended prerequisites:


Novel – A Thousand Dreams (Larry Campbell, Neil Boyd & Lori Culbert)


Activation Assignment = 5%
Chapter Assignments = 95%

For further curriculum details please refer to the BC Ministry of Education:

Student Responsibilities

Students are expected to log onto the course and submit one assignment each week (or have contact with the instructor). Students who do not log onto the course, or keep in contact with their instructor on a weekly basis, will be viewed as having withdrawn from this online course. If you are active and withdraw from an online course, the Ministry of Education regulations will prohibit you from retaking this online course for two reporting periods.