Court Updates: COVID-19

  • July 07, 2020

The following updates from all Federal and Provincial Courts will be updated as new information is released. 

Provincial Court of BC: Circuit Court Updates

  • July 03, 2020

The BC Provincial Court sits in many court locations in the province. Currently, we are working with government and in some cases, local communities, to have the consultant that government has retained view the circuit courts and make recommendations about what steps need to be taken to make those courts safe and accessible to members of the public.

Vancouver lawyer appointed BC Supreme Court Judge

  • July 03, 2020

The federal Department of Justice (DOJ) announced on July 3 that Lindsay M. Lyster, partner at Moore Edgar Lyster LLP in Vancouver, is appointed a judge of the Supreme Court of British Columbia.

NP 19: COVID-19 Resumption of Further Court Operations

  • July 02, 2020

The Provincial Court of BC recognizes that the Province is still impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Chief Public Health Officers of Canada and the Province still require people to keep a safe distance from each other, but currently there can be a cautious reopening of public places with health and safety protocols in place to minimize the transmission of the virus. Taking this into account, the Provincial Court has developed the plan set out in this Notice to resume further court operations.

Message from Chief Justice Robert Bauman

  • June 30, 2020

This video-post speaks to the impact of COVD-19 on all of us and also reminds us that in the middle of difficulty lies opportunity. For the justice system, there is a moment here to embrace the opportunity this crisis offers.