Changes to court operations as of July 18, 2022

... include some changes in whether you attend court remotely or in person for certain proceedings. See NP 28 for these changes and others.
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August 2, 2022 - Provincial Court Judge Complement (July 31, 2022)

August 2, 2022 - Revised SM CL 02 Small Claims Proceedings

July 20, 2022 - eNews - Retired judge Marion Buller receives a new honour

July 18, 2022 - Now in effect: NP 28 Court Operations During Communicable Disease Phase of COVID-19

July 18, 2022 - Now in effect revised: SM CL 02, CRIM 13, CRIM 14, CRIM 05, NP 21, Access to Court Proceedings Policy, FAM 11, FAM 12

July 12, 2022 - eNews - Judge Gove may have retired, but he’s not forgotten!

July 11, 2022 - Announcement - 3 Judges & 1 Judicial Justice Appointed

July 8, 2022 - Retirement Judicial Justice Bowes

July 5, 2022 - Retirement Judge Crockett

June 28, 2022 - eNews - Fifty years of public service

June 21, 2022 - eNews - Three Indigenous women conduct justice of the peace oath of office ceremony

June 20, 2022 - BC Judicial Council's 2021 Annual Report

June 16, 2022 - eNews - Changes to court operations coming July 18, 2022

June 16, 2022 - Revised NM 01 Accredited Media Access to Court Proceedings and Court Records

June 16, 2022 - Revised 2013 CPD-1 CCFM Practice Direction

June 16, 2022 - Revised CRIM 08 Criminal Caseflow Management Rules Forms and Procedure

June 16, 2022 - Revised CRIM 12 Criminal Pre-Trial Conferences

May 31, 2022 - eNews - We're making videos!

May 16, 2022 - eNews - Informal Family Court Trials now available in Kamloops!

May 16, 2022 - Kamloops Informal Trial Pilot

May 12, 2022 - Retirement Judge Galbraith

May 12, 2022 - Retirement Judge Giardini

May 3, 2022 - eNews - What it’s like to be a judge

May 2, 2022 - Retirement Judge Chen

April 29, 2022 - Appointment: Northern Regional Administrative Judge Struyk

April 22, 2022 - Announcement: Provincial Court Closure – National Day for Truth and Reconciliation – September 30, 2022

April 11, 2022 - Now in effect: All updates noted in the Message from the Chief Judge

April 11, 2022 – Rescind NP 22 In-Person Proceedings During COVID-19: Health & Safety Protocols

April 7, 2022 - New CRIM 15 Practice Direction: Electronic Distribution of Certain Criminal Reports to Defence Counsel of Record (eff.Apr. 11)

April 5, 2022 - Announcement: UPDATE New Westminster & Richmond Traffic Court

April 1, 2022 - Appointment: Regional Administrative Judge Bowry

March 29, 2022 - eNews - Court's Webinar attracts 200+ participants - get the resources we shared & more!

March 28, 2022 - Announcement: Judicial Justice Re-appointment - Judicial Justice Dodwell

March 22, 2022 - eNews - Evaluation shows “Early Resolution Model” helped families resolve disputes without court battles

March 10, 2022 - eNews - BC Provincial Court's first woman Chief Judge

March 9, 2022 - eNews - BC's first South Asian woman judge

March 08, 2022 - eNews - BC's 1st First Nations woman judge

March 07, 2022 - eNews - BC's first Black woman judge

February 18, 2022 - Evaluation of the Victoria Early Resolution and Case Management Model 2021

February 18, 2022 - eNews - Provincial Court "Supporting Litigants" webinar Feb. 24

February 15, 2022 - eNews - What should I call a judge, judicial justice, judicial case manager, or justice of the peace?

February 14, 2022 – Announcement - Three Judges Appointed

February 1, 2022 - eNews - 2020/21 Annual Report - Finding New Pathways: learning from experience while keeping courts open & safe

February 1, 2022 - Retirement Judicial Justice Gordon

February 1, 2022 - Retirement Judge Hoy

January 31, 2022 - 2020-2021 Annual Report

January 25, 2022 - Revised Guidance for Courthouse Users During the COVID-19 Pandemic

January 24, 2022 - Condolences - The Honourable Judge McMillan

January 20, 2022 - Standard wording of family court orders picklist updated to reflect January 4 Rules amendments

January 18, 2022 - eNews - How our specialized courts have adapted during the pandemic

January 18, 2022 - Announcement - 3 Judges Appointed

January 13, 2022 - Retirement Judge Harrison

January 12, 2022 - Retirement Judge Chaperon

January 4, 2022 - eNews - Ring in the New Year with updated family court rules!

December 21, 2021 - eNews - It’s the 20th anniversary of the Drug Treatment Court of Vancouver!

December 7, 2021 - eNews - What podcasts do you listen to, Judge?

December 1, 2021 - Provincial Court Judge Complement (As at November 30, 2021)

November 25, 2021 - Re-appointment: Administrative Judicial Justices Hayes and Plater

November 24, 2021 - Announcement Update: Merritt Courthouse Closure (Nov. 29 - Dec. 3)

November 23, 2021 - Re-appointment: Regional Administrative Judge Hamilton

November 23, 2021 - eNews - Take our Trivia Quiz!"

November 9, 2021 - eNews - "What are you reading, Judge?"

October 26, 2021 - eNews - Duty Counsel – who they are, what they do

October 25, 2021 - New NP 26 Chilliwack Provincial Court Bail Pilot Project (eff. Nov. 1, 2021)

October 14, 2021 - Announcement: New Westminster Traffic Court

October 13, 2021 - Announcement Update: Face Masks Still Required in British Columbia Courthouses

October 12, 2021 - eNews - Access Pro Bono offers free mediation in BC family law disputes!

October 8, 2021 - Three Courts Announcement: Judiciary and Staff COVID-19 Vaccination

September 28, 2021 - Regional Administrative Judge Re-appointment

September 28, 2021 - eNews - Free child support mediation

September 15, 2021 - Revised CRIM 03 Daytime Judicial Authorization Applications

September 15, 2021 - Revised Bans on Publication Policy

September 14, 2021 - eNews - Remembering the Hon. Alfred Scow, BC's first legally trained Indigenous judge

September 13, 2021 - Judicial Council - Call for Judicial Justice Applications

August 19, 2021 - New NP 25 Adjournment and Rescheduling of Matters Presently Set for September 30, 2021 (eff. Aug 20)

August 16, 2021 - eNews - Small Claims Rules amendments include new form

August 12, 2021 - Announcement Update: Kelowna Law Courts – Face Masks Required

August 5, 2021 - Revised NP 16 Assignment of Duties to Judicial Justices

August 3, 2021 - eNews - BC Judicial Council’s Annual Report shows interesting trends

July 20, 2021 - eNews - Raising the bar for lawyers and litigants attending Provincial Court remotely

July 16, 2021 - Judicial Council Annual Report 2020

July 8, 2021 - eNews - Understand my Ticket – a new online tool to help you deal with traffic & other tickets

July 7, 2021 - Podcast - How do you ask for a court interpreter? Do you have to pay?

June 15, 2021 - eNews - Judge Point's busy retirement

June 4, 2021 - Revised Access to Court Records Policy

June 1, 2021 - eNews - How can I get a court order on an urgent family matter?