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Media Release

BC Budget 2023: Justice system improvements should take greater priority

  • February 28, 2023

CBABC acknowledges the BC government’s commitment to funding 15 Indigenous Justice Centres as proposed in the First Nations Justice Strategy. CBABC has been calling for funding to support the implementation of the Strategy since it was established in 2020 to address the over-representation of Indigenous people in the criminal justice system.

Professional Notice

AN - 18: General Requirements for Microsoft Teams Video Hearings

  • February 14, 2023

This Administrative Notice sets out the technical and other requirements for anyone participating in a court hearing by Microsoft Teams Video. It also provides information on how members of the media or the public can attend such proceedings. This information was previously included in the Court’s COVID19 Notice No. 47.