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.
June 7, 2013
JUDICIAL APPOINTMENTS - MADAM JUSTICE SHERI ANN DONEGAN, MADAM JUSTICE WENDY J. HARRIS, MR. JUSTICE RONALD A. SKOLROOD, MADAM JUSTICE LISA A. WARREN, AND MADAM JUSTICE MARGOT L. FLEMING - JUNE 6, 2013
The Supreme Court of British Columbia welcomes the appointment of the Honourable Madam Justice Donegan to Kamloops and Madam Justice Harris, , Mr. Justice Skolrood, Madam Justice Warren, and Madam Justice Fleming to Vancouver. For more information about these appointments, please see the press release issued by the Minister of Justice. Public welcoming ceremonies for our new justices will be held in Kamloops and Vancouver on dates to be scheduled. Information about the welcoming ceremonies will be posted on the court’s website.