The Supreme Court of British Columbia is the province's superior trial court. The Supreme Court is a court of general and inherent jurisdiction which means that it can hear any type of case, civil or criminal. It hears most appeals from the Provincial Court in civil and criminal cases and appeals from arbitrations. A party may appeal a decision of the Supreme Court to the Court of Appeal.
April 23, 2015
JUDICIAL RETIREMENT - THE HONOURABLE MR. JUSTICE RONALD A. MCKINNON
The Supreme Court of British Columbia announces that the Honourable Mr. Justice McKinnon retired from the Supreme Court of British Columbia at New Westminster on April 21, 2015.
April 1, 2015
AN - 12 - BANKRUPTCY PROCEEDINGS BEFORE A REGISTRAR IN BANKRUPTCY
Chief Justice Hinkson has issued AN-12 – Bankruptcy Proceedings Before a Registrar in Bankruptcy. AN-12 sets out the procedures to be followed in all hearings set before a Registrar in Bankruptcy and it includes a number of standard forms of order. AN-12 takes effect on April 1, 2015 and replaces AN-11 - Bankruptcy Proceedings Before a Registrar.