News & Updates


  • 2012 updates

    December 20, 2012 

    Holiday Hours – The Tribunal will be closed for statutory holidays on December 25, 26, 2012 and January 1, 2013. 

    December 10, 2012 

    December 10, known as International Human Rights Day, marks the 64th anniversary of the creation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Please follow this link to the United Nations website for detailed information, including a link to the Declaration itself. 

    August 30, 2012 

    Strike – On August 29, 2012 the BCGEU (BC Government and Service Employees’ Union) announced that B.C. government workers across the province will go on strike on Wednesday, September 5, 2012 for one day. Alternate arrangements have been made for hearings and mediations scheduled on September 5. Those affected will be contacted by the Tribunal. Our offices will be open on the day of the strike to receive new complaints and submissions. Telephone inquires made on September 5 will be received by voice mail message and attended to the following day. 

    April 20, 2012 

    The BC Human Rights Tribunal welcomes Steven Adamson as our new Registrar. Mr. Adamson comes to us from the Workers’ Compensation Appeal Tribunal where he worked as a Vice Chair and Deputy Registrar. In his previous role he was instrumental in revising WCAT’s website, forms and guides. Prior to that Mr. Adamson was an Appeal Commissioner with the former Worker’s Compensation Board Appeal Division. He is looking forward to working with the stakeholders in the BC human rights community. 

    March 8, 2012 

    Update on the Tribunal’s Review Policy and Procedure

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