In order to provide people around the province with access to justice Provincial Court judges hold court in more than 80 locations in British Columbia. In smaller communities the number of cases doesn’t require a full time court, so judges travel there regularly.
A recent Ottawa Citizen column commented on an incident in R. v. Elliott, a prosecution for criminal harassment involving Twitter activity.
A recent column in the Ottawa Citizen raised some interesting issues – both ethical and legal.
A person who fears violence from a family member may be able to get a protection order in family court.
Section 183(2) of the BC Family Law Act says:
The Court Services Branch of the B.C. Ministry of Justice (CSB) has partnered with an internet service provider to offer free WiFi service in many B.C. courthouses.