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B.C. Supreme Court in Vancouver on Tuesday December 11, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

COVID-19 rules in B.C. ‘fraught’ with ambiguity: judge in child custody case

Justice Nigel Kent says public health orders designed to reduce the spread of COVID-19 aren’t clear

 

The courthouse in Nanaimo. (News Bulletin file)

Man arrested for squatting in Nanaimo home sees jail time

Sean Damien Kulai pleaded guilty to break-and-enter in provincial court in Nanaimo

 

Nanaimo court house. (News Bulletin/file)

Man accused of molesting child while playing computer game found not guilty

Judge made ruling in B.C. Supreme Court in Nanaimo on Tuesday

 

Steven Michael Bacon, is expected to see his next court date Feb. 12, in B.C. provincial court in Nanaimo, where a date for a preliminary inquiry could be set. (News Bulletin file)

Date for preliminary inquiry in Makayla Chang murder case expected in two months’ time

Steven Michael Bacon’s next appearance in Nanaimo court set for Feb. 12

Steven Michael Bacon, is expected to see his next court date Feb. 12, in B.C. provincial court in Nanaimo, where a date for a preliminary inquiry could be set. (News Bulletin file)
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Supreme Court of Canada to decide if it will hear appeal in 2010 wife murder trial

Peter Beckett has stood trial twice for murder in connection with the death of his wife, Laura Letts-Beckett

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Court of Appeal for British Columbia in Vancouver. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)

B.C. woman loses appeal to have second child by using late husband’s sperm

Assisted Human Reproduction Act prohibits the removal of human reproductive material from a donor without consent

Court of Appeal for British Columbia in Vancouver. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)
Port Alberni court house (Alberni Valley News)

Alberni man gets four years for multiple sex assault charges

Colin Robert Hall was found guilty in the Port Alberni Law Courts

Port Alberni court house (Alberni Valley News)
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Senior from Gibsons caught viewing child porn sentenced to 10 months

74-year-old pleaded guilty after police seized 1,500-2,500 images

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Statue of Lady Justice outside B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (File photo by Tom Zytaruk)

Mother accused in Langley child-murder trial collapses in court

There are concerns KerryAnn Lewis may not be fit to stand trial

Statue of Lady Justice outside B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (File photo by Tom Zytaruk)
Nanaimo courthouse. (News Bulletin file photo)

Lantzville citizen counter-suing councillor who alleged privacy breach

Clinton Smith files response and counter-claim following Coun. Karen Proctor’s lawsuit

Nanaimo courthouse. (News Bulletin file photo)
Courthouse in Nanaimo. (News Bulletin file)

Vancouver Island man sentenced for child porn possession and distribution

Man pleaded guilty in Nanaimo court via joint submission from Crown counsel and defence counsel

Courthouse in Nanaimo. (News Bulletin file)
Port Alberni court house (Alberni Valley News)

18 months for Port Alberni child-lurer zap-strapped to chair

Case gained international attention in 2018 after ‘vigilante’ video went viral

Port Alberni court house (Alberni Valley News)
Police in Nanaimo record evidence following a drive-by shooting in 2016. Armaan Singh Chandi, convicted on five charges from the incident, had his appeals of convictions for attempted murder, dangerous driving and failing to stop for police dismissed in the Court of Appeal for B.C. (News Bulletin file photo)

Court dismisses appeal by man convicted in 2016 drive-by shooting in Nanaimo

Armaan Singh Chandi appealed charges of attempted murder, dangerous driving and failing to stop

Police in Nanaimo record evidence following a drive-by shooting in 2016. Armaan Singh Chandi, convicted on five charges from the incident, had his appeals of convictions for attempted murder, dangerous driving and failing to stop for police dismissed in the Court of Appeal for B.C. (News Bulletin file photo)
A legal battle over the glare created by a metal roof in Central Saanich has ended after a BC Supreme Court decision that damages had already been provided. (Unsplash)

A glaring conclusion: Supreme Court ends five-year neighbourhood donnybrook

Central Saanich neighbours battle over reflected sunlight and obstructed view

A legal battle over the glare created by a metal roof in Central Saanich has ended after a BC Supreme Court decision that damages had already been provided. (Unsplash)
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John Albert Buchanan, accused in the September 2017 murder of Richard Sitar in Nanaimo, is currently standing trial in B.C. Supreme Court in Nanaimo. (News Bulletin file)

Man accused in Nanaimo beating death told police he didn’t hurt victim

Arresting officer takes the stand in John Albert Buchanan’s second-degree murder trial

John Albert Buchanan, accused in the September 2017 murder of Richard Sitar in Nanaimo, is currently standing trial in B.C. Supreme Court in Nanaimo. (News Bulletin file)
Chief Financial Officer of Huawei, Meng Wanzhou leaves her home in Vancouver, Wednesday, October 28, 2020. Wanzhou is heading to the British Columbia Supreme Court in an evidentiary hearing on her extradition case on abuse of process argument. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

‘It has to be dealt with’: Border officer says examination of Meng was necessary

Scott Kirkland told the B.C. Supreme Court Wednesday that collecting the phone passcodes is routine

Chief Financial Officer of Huawei, Meng Wanzhou leaves her home in Vancouver, Wednesday, October 28, 2020. Wanzhou is heading to the British Columbia Supreme Court in an evidentiary hearing on her extradition case on abuse of process argument. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Robert Riley Saunders. (File)

Court approves money for B.C. foster children alleging harm from Kelowna social worker

The maximum combined total award for basic payments and elevated damages for an individual is $250,000

Robert Riley Saunders. (File)
Seven-year-old Aaliyah Rosa was found dead in an apartment in Langley in July. (Langley Advance Times files)

Child’s body cold, no pulse: Off-duty cop testifies in Langley mother’s murder trial

The seven-year-old girl’s mother faces a first-degree murder charge

Seven-year-old Aaliyah Rosa was found dead in an apartment in Langley in July. (Langley Advance Times files)
Aaliyah Rosa. File photo

Crown says murder of B.C. girl, 7, by accused mother was planned, deliberate

The trial of KerryAnn Lewis began Monday in New Westminster

Aaliyah Rosa. File photo