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Posted to: Court, Law | 27/11/2018

“Do you swear that the evidence you shall give shall be the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth, so help you God?” This is the oath most often taken by witnesses in Canadian courts who choose to swear a religious oath before they testify.

Posted to: Court | 13/11/2018

Courts in Canada are working with the Office of the Commissioner of Federal Judicial Affairs (FJA) and the National Judicial Institute (NJI) to support judicial reform in Ukraine. Early in October, the BC Provincial Court hosted a delegation of Ukrainian judges and other justice system personnel interested in court communications.

Posted to: Court | 07/11/2018

The first Community Court in Canada opened in the heart of Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside in 2008. Now into its 10th year of operation, Downtown Community Court (DCC) continues to show how a court can work with its community to create better outcomes for offenders.

Posted to: Help | 23/10/2018

When couples separate, they have options for creating a separation agreement – they can use a lawyer or engage in private mediation, and now they can use an online resource, the MyLawBC Dialogue Tool.

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