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B.C. plans electronic ticketing scheme

Thursday, November 09, 2017 @ 11:30 AM | By Ian Burns

British Columbia’s move toward electronic ticketing for traffic offences is being called "the way of the future," but a criminal lawyer in the province says the new system will change little on the ground.

Mike Farnworth, B.C. Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General The government's proposed amendments to the provincial Offence Act will allow for a shift from paper to electronic tickets printed at the roadside, which the government said will eliminate data entry errors and improve the speed of ticket processing. The government said the data from...