News & Updates


  • November 2023 update

    The Tribunal is pleased to welcome eight new Tribunal Members: Ijeamaka Anika, Jonathan Chapnick, Robin Dean, Andrea Duncan, Theressa Etmanski, Christopher Foy, Andrew Robb, and Laila Said-Alam.

    The Tribunal has updated its Backlog Strategy regarding the Screening Inventory Project.

    The Tribunal is continuing its process review and managing delays in its process as a result of unprecedented backlogs. As these move forward, the Tribunal has extended the Case Path Pilot for a further 6 months to May 6, 2024.

    By mid-2024, the Tribunal expects to introduce:

    • new Complaint Forms
    • changes to case processing
    • updates to its Rules of Practice and Procedure

    The Tribunal has also now updated its reporting on its Service Standards. The Tribunal is also currently reviewing the service standards in light of process changes and to better align with our new ongoing case volumes, increasing complexity of cases, technology, party needs, and resources.

    The Tribunal released a refreshed website on November 2, 2023. Give feedback on the Tribunal website.

Recent News

  • Tribunal updates

    The Tribunal has updated the Backlog Strategy, Case Path Pilot Project, and Public Hearings.

  • Tribunal backlog strategy

    The Chair has issued a message about the Tribunal’s backlog strategy.

  • Message from the Chair about the Tribunal’s backlog strategy

    Last updated: December 15, 2023 Background In past three years, the Tribunal experienced a rapid spike in the number of complaints filed. The Tribunal did…

  • Case Path Pilot

    The Tribunal has extended the Case Path Pilot a further six months while it completes its process review.

  • Tribunal seeking volunteers

    The BC Human Rights Tribunal is seeking volunteers for an Advisory Group