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Lawyers call for list of reforms

  • February 05, 2013

The B.C. branch of the Canadian Bar Association released a report Tuesday calling for more judges, more court services staff, more legal aid money and more mental health services.

Lawyers seek to cut power of attorney red tape

  • February 05, 2013

A suggestion to eliminate witnesses in signing power-of-attorney documents to cut “red tape” and cost is among the recommendations of the Canadian Bar Association to create a better justice system for B.C.

B.C. appoints new judges and announces backlog projects

  • December 04, 2012

The B.C. government is appointing nine new provincial court judges and working with the judiciary to address court backlogs through two projects, Minister of Justice and Attorney General Shirley Bond announced today.