Clients’ stories show Indigenous court’s impact

In a new report by the BC Provincial Court, 20 clients’ stories show how the New Westminster First Nations Court improved clients’ lives and public safety while contributing to reconciliation. MORE!
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February 29, 2024 - eNews - Check out the Court’s new social media accounts on LinkedIn and Instagram!

February 15, 2024 - Revised CRIM 18 Counsel Document Submission Protocol for Bail and Sentencing Hearings

February 13, 2024 - eNews - What does it take to produce the BC Provincial Court's highly rated annual reports?

February 8, 2024 - Announcement: RAJ Re-appointments

February 6, 2024 - Judicial Appointments - Churchill, Elden, Leung, Wagner

February 1, 2024 - Revised Bans on Publication Policy

January 31, 2024 - Provincial Court Judge Complement (January 31, 2024)

January 30, 2024 - Announcement: Prince George Courthouse closure – Jan. 30

January 29, 2024 - New Practice Direction SM CL 04 Intimate Images Protection Act Procedural Requirements

January 29, 2024 - Revised Access to Court Records Policy

January 23, 2024 - eNews - Clients’ stories reveal Indigenous court’s impact

January 23, 2024 - Reconciliation in Action - a BC Provincial Court Report on the New Westminster First Nations Court, January 2024

January 22, 2024 - New Practice Direction CRIM 19 Procedure for Applications to Vary or Revoke a Publication Ban under s. 486.51 of the Criminal Code

January 15, 2024 - Revised Use of Electronic Devices in Courtrooms Policy

January 12, 2024 - R. v. Blue - Reasons for Judgment

January 12, 2024 - Revised CRIM 03 Judicial Authorization Applications

January 9, 2024 - eNews - What you need to know about family pets and the Family Law Act

January 3, 2024 - Provincial Court Judge Complement (December 31, 2023)

January 2, 2024 - Retirement Judge Skilnick

January 2, 2024 - Retirement Judge Saunders

December 15, 2023 - 2022-2023 Annual Report

December 12, 2023 - eNews - Williams Lake Indigenous Court celebrates 3rd anniversary and judge explains how it works

December 11, 2023 - Revised FAM 10 Electronic Signatures on Family Forms & Orders & Filing of Orders (eff. Dec. 13)

December 11, 2023 - Revised FAM 09 Consent Adjournment (FLA_FMEA)

December 5, 2023 - Announcement - 3 Judges Appointed & 1 Judicial Justice Appointed

November 28, 2023 - eNews - How a person who’s not a lawyer may appear for a client in Provincial Court

November 22, 2023 - New NP 33 Northern Virtual Bail Court (Prince George) Forensic Liaison Pilot Project (eff. Nov. 23)

November 17, 2023 - New Practice Direction GEN 05 Non-Lawyers Appearing for Clients in Court

November 16, 2023 - Revised CRIM 05 Hearing of Bail Applications (now effective in all Regions)

November 15, 2023 - New NP 32 Official of the Court Under Rule 62(g.1) of the Provincial Court Family Rules

November 14, 2023 - eNews - Judges go to jail

October 31, 2023 - eNews - What does it take to start an Indigenous Court in BC?

October 18, 2023 - eNews - My first year as a BC Provincial Court judge

October 3, 2023 - eNews - Good news for criminal lawyers! Digital access to court records

September 29, 2023 - Revised NP 28 Current Court Operations

September 19, 2023 - eNews - Duncan First Nations Court celebrates 10th Anniversary and move to Si'em Lelum

September 12, 2023 - Retirement Judge Flewelling

September 5, 2023 - eNews - Applying for appointment as a Provincial Court judge: a judge shares what it feels like

August 24, 2023 - eNews - Restorative justice is alive and well in Haida Gwaii

August 10, 2023 - Provincial Court Judge Complement (July 31, 2023)

August 8, 2023 - eNews - What can you expect at a small claims trial conference?

August 4, 2023 - Announcement: Golden Courthouse Closure UPDATE – Alternate Court Locations

August 3, 2023 - Revised FAM 13 Affidavits & Exhibits for Use in Family Proceedings

August 1, 2023 - Retirement Judge Wingham

August 1, 2023 - eNews - Judges and lawyers join forces to train junior lawyers

July 20, 2023 - eNews - BC Judicial Council’s 2022 annual report offers insights into judicial appointments

July 14, 2023 - Announcement - 2 Judges Appointed & 2 Judicial Justices

July 7, 2023 - Provincial Court Judge Complement (June 30, 2023)

July 4, 2023 - Retirement Judge Bahen

June 27, 2023 - Judicial Council Annual Report 2022

June 27, 2023 - eNews - Judge’s story shows Cknucwentn First Nations Court’s impact

June 23, 2023 - New Practice Direction CRIM 16 Joint Hearing Criminal Case Management Orders Under s. 551.7 Code

June 13, 2023 - eNews - Judges to teach advocacy skills to lawyers in July

June 8, 2023 - R. v. Sprout - Reasons for Judgment

June 8, 2023 - Revised Access to Court Proceedings Policy

May 31, 2023 - eNews - The second person of Chinese heritage appointed to a BC court reflects on “belonging”

May 23, 2023 - eNews - Digital access for BC lawyers to Provincial Court family court records … criminal court records coming soon!

May 16, 2023 - R. v. Bolton - Reason for Sentence

May 12, 2023 - New Practice Direction CRIM 17 Withdrawing as Counsel of Record in Criminal Matters

May 4, 2023 - eNews - What does judging virtually demand of a judge?

April 21, 2023 - Announcement - 3 Judges and 1 Judicial Justice Appointed

April 20, 2023 - eNews - Community partnerships vital to Vancouver’s specialized sentencing courts

April 20, 2023 - Revised CRIM 03 Judicial Authorization Applications

April 4, 2023 - eNews - Technology enables Provincial Court to continue operation despite Golden courthouse fire

March 21, 2023 - eNews - Changing BC’s family justice system

March 7, 2023 - eNews - Two judges discover a Kamloops connection 40 years later

March 2, 2023 - Provincial Court Judge Complement (February 28, 2023)

February 14, 2023 - eNews - Judges celebrate courtroom reopening after 4 years in a converted storeroom

February 10, 2023 - New Practice Direction SM CL 03 Affidavits & Exhibits and Documents For Settlement Conferences For Use in Small Claims Proceedings

February 7, 2023 - eNews - Court’s first South Asian judge is a Renaissance person