eNews: Other Topics

Posted to: Court, Other Topics | 21/06/2022

On June 2, 2022, in Port Alberni, a swearing-in ceremony in the BC Provincial Court saw an Indigenous woman judge preside while an Indigenous woman court clerk administered the oath of office to an Indigenous woman justice of the peace.

Posted to: Judges, Other Topics | 07/12/2021

BC’s Provincial Court Judges drive thousands of kilometres a year travelling between more than 80 court locations around the province. Whether their commute takes them through the Deas Island Tunnel from Surrey to Vancouver or along Highway 97 from Dawson Creek to Fort St.

Posted to: Judges, Other Topics | 09/11/2021

An important factor in the success of the BC Provincial Court’s eNews blog (eNews articles had more than 110,000 page views in 2020 and have surpassed that figure in the first ten months of 2021) is the contribution judges and judicial justices make by sharing stories and photos, suggesting topics, and writing articles explaining court processes to litigants.

Posted to: Other Topics | 03/08/2021

BC Judicial Council’s 2020 Annual Report raises fascinating questions. Praised for their transparency, since 1999 the Council’s annual reports have included statistics and demographic information about applicants for appointment as Provincial Court judges and judicial justices.