News and updates


  • Hearing scheduling underway

    May 10, 2024

    The Tribunal has begun scheduling hearings after a temporary pause related to its backlog strategy. The Tribunal is scheduling hearings in the order of the date the complaint was filed, from oldest to newest. The Tribunal will contact parties in respect of scheduling as their case reaches the top of the queue. We are currently scheduling hearings for cases filed in or before 2020.

Recent news

  • Tribunal seeking input

    The Tribunal is seeking input by March 31, 2023 about possible changes to improve its processes. Please see Process Review for details.

  • Online complaint forms update

    Indigenous identity has been added to the online complaint forms. 

  • Annual Report 2021-2022

    BCHRT’s Annual Report 2021-2022 has been filed.

  • The Sovereign will now be referred to as His Majesty the King

    Cases involving the Sovereign will now be referred to as His Majesty the King. The Tribunal will make changes to existing case names when next…

  • New practice directions

    The Tribunal replaced two practice directions with the Case Path Pilot, which sets out a one-year pilot project regarding the process for considering complaints under s.…