News & Updates

News


  • 2015 updates

    October 1, 2015 

    The Tribunal seeks a regular Legal Counsel. For more information on the position, deadlines and details on how to apply, go to BC Public Service Job Opportunities on the MyHR website

    September 24, 2015 

    The Tribunal’s Annual Report for fiscal year 2014-2015 was filed with the Clerk of the Legislature on September 22, 2015. 

    June 3, 2015 

    The Tribunal invites your feedback in an effort to make the human rights process accessible, timely and fair. In particular, please provide your comments on recent changes to our Rules of Practice and Procedure and Forms by June 30, 2015. See the Registrar’s letter for more details regarding our feedback request. You may wish to send your comments via our email address: BCHumanRightsTribunal@gov.bc.ca 

    May 20, 2015 

    The definition of retaliation has been expanded. For conduct occurring on or after May 14, 2015, the Human Rights Code protects you from retaliation because you: 

    • made a complaint or might make a complaint 
    • are named in a complaint or might be named in a complaint 
    • give evidence or help in some other way in a complaint, or you might do so 

    March 25, 2015 

    IMPORTANT NOTICE – As of March 30, 2015, the BC Human Rights Coalition will be known as the BC Human Rights Clinic and their new contact information will be: 
     
    Suite 300 – 1140 West Pender Street 
    Vancouver, BC V6E 4G1 
    Tel: 604-622-1100 
    Fax: 604-685-7611 
    Toll Free: 1-855-685-6222 
     
    The BC Human Rights Clinic will continue to conduct their short service clinics every Monday at the Tribunal’s location. 

    February 19, 2015 

    The Tribunal amended the Settlement Meeting Policy to incorporate the new Agreement to Participate in Mediation, which replaces the Settlement Meeting Agreement. 

    February 17, 2015 

    The Tribunal has replaced the Practice Direction Hearing Recording and Transcripts, including a model order for access to audio recordings. 

Recent News

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  • Case Path Pilot

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