Accessing Justice from Your Smartphone: The Civil Resolution Tribunal (BC)

Starting June 1, 2017, certain small claims disputes will be adjudicated online rather than in a traditional courtroom in British Columbia, thanks to the Civil Resolution Tribunal (CRT), the first online tribunal of its kind in Canada.  The CRT is a recent provincial initiative that will significantly change how certain small claims disputes and strata property matters are adjudicated in British Columbia. It is intended to provide a flexible dispute resolution forum where parties can engage online. This means that parties involved in a dispute regarding certain small claims and strata property matters are not required to appear in court to have their disputes adjudicated.    Read the article…………….


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