Judges Gurmail Gill and Nancy Phillips completed their terms as Associate Chief Judge earlier this year. The Provincial Court of British Columbia recognizes and is grateful for the immense contributions both have made to moving the Court well into the 21st century.
How can the Court help you collect child or spousal support payments that have been ordered but not paid to you? And how can it help if you’re a payor whose circumstances have changed so you’re simply not able to pay?
When Rio de Janiero hosted the 2016 summer Olympics from August 5 to 21, 2016 Provincial Court Judicial Justice Carol Roberts was there! As one of 12 international arbitrators appointed to the ad hoc Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) she was responsible for resolving the disputes that arose before and during the Games.
Since she graduated from university at the age of 23 with a Bachelor of Laws degree (LL.B. (Hons)), Judicial Justice Susheela Joseph-Tiwary has wanted to obtain her Masters of Laws (LL.M.) degree from the University of London, England. About three and a half years ago, she decided she had to find the time to realize her dream, despite her day to day family and sitting responsibilities.
Canada has two official languages - English and French. The Canadian Criminal Code guarantees anyone charged with a criminal offence the right to be tried by a judge (or jury, in the case of Supreme Court jury trials) who speaks the official language of Canada that is his or her language.