This summer marks 800 years since King John affixed his royal seal to the Magna Carta at Runnymede, England.
Provincial Court judges spend their own time investing in B.C.’s future by teaching and mentoring B.C. students at all levels.
Bella Coola, in BC’s Central Coast area, is a Provincial Court team’s destination four times a year. Judge Brent Hoy has held court there for the last four years.
The Provincial Court of B.C. was one of the first in Canada to have representatives of the public involved in shaping the court.
Our elected representatives in Parliament have enacted provisions in the Criminal Code that a sentencing judge must follow.