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Gladue Reports - What you need to know about the process

  • September 22, 2021

This meeting was held at 05:00 PM via Zoom. Guest speakers were Mitch Walker - Director of Gladue Services with the BC First Nations Justice Counsel, John Labossiere - Regional Crown Counsel, BC Prosecution Service, Leah Fontaine - Crown Counsel, BC Prosecution Service.

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Practice Direction

Notice Regarding Modified Filing Directions in Civil and Criminal Appeals

  • April 12, 2021

This Notice provides modified directions on filing documents in civil and criminal appeals during the COVID-19 pandemic. It rescinds and replaces all previous versions of this Notice. The updated information in this Notice focuses on allowing e-filing in criminal matters, minor changes to formatting of documents, and eliminating restrictions on e-filing for sealed appeals or appeals involving publication bans.

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Practice Direction

PD-59 Forms of Address for Parties and Counsel in Proceedings

  • December 16, 2020

This Practice Direction clarifies how parties and/or counsel can advise the Court, other parties, and counsel of their pronouns and form of address.

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Minutes, Archived Recording

Ethics & Criminal Practice in 2020

  • November 25, 2020

This meeting was held at 05:00 PM via Zoom.. Guest speakers were David Layton, Q.C., Joe Doyle, Q.C., and Rebecca McConchie.

Criminal Justice - Victoria

Minutes, Archived Recording

Offender Programming 2020

  • November 04, 2020

This meeting was held at 5:00pm via Zoom. Guest speakers were Blair Spencer, Local Manager, Victoria Community Corrections, Tami Collishaw, Assistant Deputy Warden of the Vancouver Island Regional Correctional Centre, and Gillian Lindquist, Executive Director, Restorative Justice Victoria.

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Minutes, Archived Recording

Back to Business in COVID times

  • September 16, 2020

This meeting was held at 05:00 PM at online in Victoria, British Columbia. Guest speakers were The Honourable Judge Carmen Rogers (Administrative Judge for Vancouver Island, Elizabeth Thors- Sr. Manager, Court Administration Victoria Court House and Joel Gold/Leslie Baskerville, Crown Counsel.

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Annual Report

Annual Report 2019/2020

  • August 11, 2020

This report summarizes the activity for the Criminal Justice - Victoria Section for the 2019-2020 Term.

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Minutes

COVID-19 and the Criminal Courts – Where Are We Now and Where Do We Go From Here?

  • April 29, 2020

A distinguished panel joined the Criminal Justice - Victoria Section for an update on how the Court, the Crown, and Legal Aid are responding to the Covid-19 crisis and what things might look like as we move forward.Join our distinguished panel for an update on how the Court, the Crown, and Legal Aid are responding to the Covid-19 crisis and what things might look like as we move forward.

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