Notice to the Profession

  • March 06, 2012

On Friday March 9 the Court will hold formal ceremonies to welcome both The Honourable Mr. Justice Robert W. Jenkins and The Honourable Associate Chief Justice Austin F. Cullen.

Government perpetuates “status quo” crisis in the justice system

  • February 21, 2012

The Canadian Bar Association, British Columbia (CBABC), responding to the provincial budget released today, expressed disappointment that the Government decided to maintain “status quo” levels in the justice system and overlook public demand to restore funding to legal aid as an essential service.

B.C. budget aims for fiscal prudence

  • February 21, 2012

The B.C. government has tabled a tough, stay-the-course budget intended to cap spending, sell off "non-strategic assets" and rein in the deficit with very few handouts to taxpayers or businesses on Tuesday.

What the #!%*?: B.C. legal troubles may see 2,500 cases thrown out

  • February 14, 2012

British Columbia’s justice system is facing a tipping point, with a massive backlog that may see more than 2,500 cases thrown out of court. In this occasional feature on a complex issue, the National Post’s Ian Vandaelle takes a look at what went wrong.

Judicial Updates

  • January 31, 2012

Judicial Updates for the period mid-December 2011 to mid-January 2012.