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.”


Registrar Timothy Outerbridge

Legal Counsel Sally Rudolf

Legal Counsel Shirley Smiley