Government has issued two emergency orders that temporarily suspend in-person execution requirements for wills and personal planning instruments, including representation agreements and enduring powers of attorney.
An order-in-council published Monday, June 1, 2020, will repeal and replace the provincial court family rules and improve how British Columbia families can resolve their legal issues in family court.
David Eby, B.C.'s Attorney General, has accepted an invitation to participate as the provincial representative on the federal government’s Action Committee on Court Operations in Response to COVID-19.
Working with the judiciary and other justice and public safety-sector stakeholders, government is moving to safely support increased in-person hearings.
Government has taken action to support the province’s hospitality sector by temporarily authorizing the expansion of service areas, such as patios, to support physical distancing requirements and industry recovery during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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