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B.C. provincial court to become first in Canada to launch online-only judicial application process

Tuesday, July 04, 2017 @ 8:57 AM | By Paula Kulig

British Columbia’s provincial court is continuing to outpace other courts in Canada on technology by introducing an online process for applicants seeking to be a judge, judicial justice or justice of the peace.

The process, adopted by the Judicial Council of B.C., is to begin on Sept. 5, after which paper applications will no longer be accepted.

“The B.C. provincial court is one of a handful of courts in the world pioneering online applications,” said a news release, and it is believed to be the only...