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Posted to: Court, Other Topics | 02/07/2019

The BC Provincial Court’s Access to Court Records Policy sets out who has access to which types of court records, in accordance with any laws that may apply. The Court’s policy establishes general guidelines governing access, but judges in individual cases decide issues concerning access when more specific direction is necessary.

Posted to: Court, Other Topics | 13/06/2019

On June 12, 2019 the BC Provincial Court joined 50 other organizations committed to improving access to justice in BC as they formally endorsed the Access to Justice Triple Aim – an aspirational goal formulated by Access to Justice BC (A2JBC).

What is A2JBC? What does its Triple Aim involve? And why does the Court endorse it? This eNews answers those questions.

Posted to: Judges, Other Topics | 19/03/2019

The Canadian Judicial Council wants to hear it! The Canadian Judicial Council is a federal body with a mandate to improve the quality of judicial service in the superior courts of Canada. It is also responsible for reviewing complaints or allegations about federally appointed judges.

Posted to: Other Topics | 05/03/2019

Analytics reports on the BC Provincial Court’s website for 2018 contain a lot of good news but they raise one question that’s stumping judges and the Court’s Digital Communications Coordinator. Why is there so much interest in the polygraph?

Posted to: Other Topics | 19/02/2019

Participate in comfort by telephone as you sip your morning coffee! The national Action Committee on Access to Justice in Civil and Family Matters, now chaired by the Honourable Beverley McLachlin, is hosting six one hour sessions over the next three weeks.

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