eNews: Judges

Posted to: Court, Judges | 08/10/2019

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!

Posted to: Judges, Law | 01/10/2019

Note: Since May 2020, conferences in family and small claims matters are being conducted by telephone, audio- or video-conference. See Virtual conferences and hearings (by phone or video) for more information.

Posted to: Judges | 17/09/2019

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.

Posted to: Court, Judges | 23/07/2019

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.

Posted to: Court, Judges | 25/06/2019

In the May 27, 2019 edition of Canadian Lawyer Magazine, columnist Bill Trudell describes how moving he found the swearing-in ceremony of two judges in Ontario. Although BC Provincial Court judges are sworn in at the Office of the Chief Judge shortly after their appointment, they are welcomed to the Court in public ceremonies that have a similar impact – as this tweet shows:

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