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Supreme Court of BC: COVID-19: Criminal Jury Trials Resuming September 8, 2020

  • July 17, 2020

The Court will resume criminal jury selections and trials on September 8, 2020. The Court, the BC Sheriff Services, and the Minister of Attorney General’s Court Services Branch, working together, have developed a plan for managing the particular challenges posed by jury selections and trials that reflects public health guidelines and the requirements of the law.

Provincial Court of BC: Notice to the Profession and Public: Guide to Remote Proceedings

  • July 13, 2020

This Notice provides information for anyone who will appear before the Provincial Court for a remote proceeding beginning May 7, 2020 until further notice. In this Notice, the term “remote proceeding” means a hearing or case conference conducted by audioconference (including telephone or Microsoft Teams) or videoconference (including Microsoft Teams).

Provincial Court of BC: COVID-19 Updates

  • July 13, 2020

Chief Judge Gillespie has issued five updated notices today. Highlights are outlined below. Please note that while Provincial Court registries are now accepting all filings in-person, people are encouraged to use remote filing options, including email, to reduce the number of people in courthouses.