On August 31, 2019, Judge Tina Dion was the honoured recipient of the Law and Justice Award at the 24th annual Aboriginal Role Models of Alberta awards gala. The event is presented by the Enoch Cree Nation and held each year on their lands.
Join the Chief Justice and Chief Judge of BC and a former self-represented litigant in a live Twitter Town Hall about the progress, opportunities and challenges in the Access to Justice (A2J) movement on Monday, October 28, 2019 from noon to 2:00 pm!
When you get involved in a lawsuit you may not expect that you’ll find yourself sitting around a table with a judge and the other party, talking about your dispute. But in BC Provincial Court small claims cases that’s what happens. You have a “settlement conference” and/or a “trial conference” with a judge before your case is set for a trial.
For the last forty years, a select group of judges and magistrates has met for dinner each year "to honour those who have served the citizens of Vancouver as magistrates and judges in the criminal courts". The tradition was begun in 1979 by Judge Wallace Craig (retired), who had a high regard for the magistrates and judges who preceded him.
Retired Provincial Court judge Ernie Quantz was honoured during Mental Health Week 2019 for his work to support people with mental health and substance use challenges.