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Tuesday, February 7, 2017 10:00 AM
Leaders of British Columbia’s justice, public safety, mental health, substance use and social services sectors have committed to create an action plan on crisis response and continuity of care. The action plan is scheduled to be complete by November 2017.
Monday, December 5, 2016 11:15 AM
Government is acting to ensure greater safety and protection of those experiencing or are at risk of family violence, by using professional process servers for delivery of protection orders at no cost to applicants, in all regions of the province.
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 9:00 AM
Leaders of B.C.’s justice and public safety sector came together for a discussion of services and supports to benefit people with mental-health or substance-use disorders who are in contact with the criminal justice system.
Friday, November 25, 2016 2:30 PM
Today’s generation celebrated the historic actions that ensured the right to vote for women in B.C. in front of an audience of more than 400 attendees at the Vancouver Law courts.
Thursday, October 13, 2016 3:55 PM
Government is adding 23 new deputy sheriffs, who start work next week in communities across the province.
Thursday, October 13, 2016 3:00 PM
Government is adding 14 new deputy sheriffs, who start work next week in communities across the Lower Mainland. Once deployed, they will provide safety and security for the courthouses and those who use them, including judges, court workers, legal professionals and the public.
Thursday, July 14, 2016 1:45 PM
Developing a trauma-informed justice system response to victims and witnesses of violent crime is one step closer to reality thanks to the support of the federal Department of Justice.
Thursday, June 16, 2016 3:00 PM
Leaders from B.C.’s justice and public safety sector, along with experts in the areas of mental health and addictions, joined for a two-day summit to discuss the challenges faced by those with mental health and/or substance use issues when they interact with the criminal justice system.
Monday, November 16, 2015 3:15 PM
The BC Coroners Service has announced that a public inquest will be held into the death of Cheryl Ann Cowan.
Tuesday, November 10, 2015 3:28 PM
Leaders from across B.C.’s justice and public safety sector gathered for a two-day summit to identify next steps to enhance justice system response to families and to victims of violence.