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Posted to: Judges | 09/04/2024

Many Provincial Court judges are enthusiastic volunteers, not just as speakers on legal topics but in a variety of community activities. Across the province, several judges head to a gym or sports field after a day in the courtroom – not to work out, although they may do that too, but to coach youth sports.

Posted to: Judges | 14/11/2023

Twenty-two judges and eight judicial case managers were sent to jail on Friday October 13, 2023. It wasn’t bad luck.

The Okanagan Correctional Centre (OCC) in Oliver, BC, was the site of this year’s annual meeting of the BC Provincial Court’s Interior Region judges and judicial case managers (JCMs).

Posted to: Judges | 18/10/2023

There’s a very steep learning curve in a judge’s first year. The BC Provincial Court provides a variety of orientation and training programs to educate and support new judges as they adjust to their new responsibilities.

Posted to: Judges | 05/09/2023

The BC Provincial Court website explains how lawyers can apply for appointment as a Provincial Court judge. But what is the process like for applicants? What are the challenges, the high points, and the low points? A judge who was appointed in the last few years agreed to share their impressions.

Posted to: Judges, Other Topics | 24/08/2023

Haida Gwaii means “Islands of the People” in the Haida language. Located in the Pacific Ocean off the northwest coast of British Columbia, it is an isolated group of over 150 islands.