Court of Appeal for BC Announces Important Changes to Foster the Continuation of Court Operations

  • April 20, 2020

On 20 April 2020 the Court announced the resumption of regularly scheduled appeal hearings and chambers applications using a variety of virtual platforms. This will be effective 4 May 2020 going forward.

Chief Justice Robert Bauman stated: “I am very pleased to announce these developments. Our Court’s ability to respond to the significant challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic is due in no small measure to our dedicated professional staff serving in the registry of our Court.”

The Chief Justice added: “With new sittings being offered in the month of July we hope to clear our docket of the cases necessarily adjourned during the early phase of the pandemic.”

Contact:

Registrar Timothy Outerbridge
Email: Timothy.Outerbridge@BCCourts.ca

Legal Counsel Sally Rudolf
Email: Sally.Rudolf@BCCourts.ca

Legal Counsel Shirley Smiley
Email: Shirley.Smiley@BCCourts.ca