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.
November 24, 2015
SUPREME COURT MASTER APPOINTMENTS
The Supreme Court of British Columbia welcomes the appointment of Master Steven Wilson to Kelowna effective November 23, 2015 and the appointment of Master Sandra L. Dick to Nanaimo effective January 1, 2016. For more information about Master Wilson or Master Dick, please see the press release issued by the Attorney General.
November 18, 2015
PD - 48 - VIDEO RECORDING OR BROADCASTING OF COURT PROCEEDINGS
Chief Justice Hinkson has issued PD - 48 - Video Recording or Broadcasting of Court Proceedings which prescribes the procedures for applications for authorization to video record or broadcast court proceedings.
November 17, 2015
JUDICIAL LAW CLERK PROGRAM - 2017-2018
Applications are now being accepted to the Judicial Law Clerk Program for 2017-2018. The deadline for applications is Friday, January 22, 2016 at 3:00 pm PST, with interviews to be scheduled throughout February and March, 2016. For more information about the Judicial Law Clerk Program including the required qualifications and application process, please click here.
September 4, 2015
Notice of publication ban in HENRY v. HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN IN THE RIGHT OF BC [VA S114405]