Helpful Resources

Criminal Justice in British Columbia

Criminal Code of Canadaavailable online here.

  • Principles governing remand/bail:  S. 515
  • Sentencing principles:  S. 718 and following

Justice section of BC government: click here to access website.

  • Click on “Criminal Justice” to find most topics, including how a trial works, diagrams of a courtroom, what to do as a witness, what to do if accused, etc. 

The Courts of BC (and decisions): click here to access website.

Provincial Court of BCclick here to access website

  • Access decisions of Provincial Court of BC here

The Supreme Court of Canada (with links to decisions): click here.

The Law Society of BCwebsite available here.