Judgments & Decisions



B.C. Provincial Court judgments are located on CanLII (Canadian Legal Information Institute), a national legal information databank.


Provincial Court judges often give oral (spoken) reasons at the end of a trial. If a written record of spoken reasons is required, a transcript of what the judge said can be obtained. A few of the decisions in CanLII are transcripts of spoken judgments. In cases where judges need more time to consider or explain a decision clearly, they will "reserve" judgment and draft written reasons. Most of the judgments published in law reports and on CanLII are written judgments.

To obtain a transcript of a spoken decision see the B.C. Ministry of Justice, Court Services website - Obtaining transcripts of Provincial Court proceedings


Recent Provincial Court Judgments

2019-01-15 - R. v. Greenlees
Key Words: fentanyl — dial-a-dope operation — offenses — range — trafficking
2019-01-04 - R. v. M.B.
Key Words: offender — sexual — sentence — penetration — abuse
Key Words: toilet — concrete — water — plumber — incident
2018-12-24 - R. v. Reilly
Key Words: residence — robbery — search warrant — door — police
2018-12-21 - R. v. McEwen
Key Words: taser — drugs — methamphetamine — evidence — fentanyl
2018-12-20 - R. v. Heintzelman
Key Words: massage — studio — sexual assault — police — labia
2018-12-20 - R. v. Steen
Key Words: non-custodial sentence — gambling addiction — exceptional circumstances — jail — probation
2018-12-19 - R. v. Roberts
Key Words: dog — vehicle — officers — police — baton
2018-12-18 - R. v. Wing
Key Words: cocaine — undercover — police — drug — trafficking
2018-12-18 - R. v. Aguirre
Key Words: video — self-defence — people — dropped the stanchion — recalls
2018-12-17 - R. v. Dicesare
Key Words: sentencing — marihuana — conditional discharge — criminal — offender
2018-12-14 - R. v. Schendel
Key Words: motorcycle — ignition — licence plate — beyond a reasonable doubt — stolen
2018-12-13 - R. v. Dizon
Key Words: offender — sentence — debit card — restitution — bank
Key Words: judicial recount — ballot — chief election officer must — candidates — counting
Key Words: nurse — correspondence — misconduct — executor — decision-makers
2018-12-11 - R. v. Vagh
Key Words: fentanyl — drugs — grams — trafficking — cocaine
2018-12-10 - R. v. Knudsen
Key Words: fentanyl — application — disclosure — likely relevance — documents
2018-12-07 - R. v. Ireland
Key Words: coffeehouse — beach — fear — recognizance — behaviour
2018-12-07 - La Reine c. V.T.C.
Key Words: plaignantes — accusé — étreintes — baisers — seins
2018-12-06 - R. v. Picard
Key Words: tent — search — dwelling-house — arrest — privacy