eNews: Court

Posted to: Court | 16/12/2020

Providing a forum of justice that is impartial, fair, consistent, and assures equal access for everyone is part of the mission of the Provincial Court of British Columbia. According people dignity and respect by using their correct titles and pronouns is one aspect of such a forum.

Posted to: Court | 09/12/2020

Although more and more judges and lawyers are trying to use plain language instead of legal jargon, you may still hear them use unfamiliar terms to describe the parts of a courtroom.

Posted to: Court, Law | 17/11/2020

Updated June 2022

Posted to: Court | 10/11/2020

This eNews has been updated and replaced by Updated joint Courts’ statement on face masks or face coverings, posted November 26, 2020.

Posted to: Court, Other Topics | 20/10/2020

Last fall, more than a dozen editors and journalists from BC’s northern region met with Provincial Court judges for the second in a series of regional media workshops offered by the Court. The meeting yielded not just a valuable exchange of information and perspectives, but a new educational opportunity for BC media.

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