New CRT Rules A few months ago, we asked for your feedback on some new draft rules for the small claims disputes we’ll start accepting on June 1, 2017. You also gave us feedback on our rules generally, and we collected overall feedback from our staff, tribunal members, and participants about areas where our rules could be improved....
Mediate BC to Provide Contract Facilitation Services Kandis McCall, CRT Director of Case Management Since opening in July 2016, the CRT has received about 380 strata property disputes. To move those disputes through the dispute resolution process, we have recently welcomed a number of full time facilitators to the CRT team! Facilitators help the parties to resolve their disputes by agreement. When...
What Happens to Your CRT Application When You Press Send? Sandy, CRT Resolution Support Clerk At the Civil Resolution Tribunal, our goal is to provide you with a Notice Package on the same day you apply for dispute resolution. Have you ever wondered what happens to your application once we receive it? A Resolution Support Clerk screens the application carefully and ensures that three important...
Welcome to Our New Home! As you can see, the CRT has a new website! The website has some great new features, including: The Solution Explorer for both strata and small claims Google Translate in the website header, to translate the whole page with the click of a button A searchable decision database, to help you find CRT decisions more...
Some Things in Life Shouldn’t Be Hard… We’ve made posters, rack cards, and wallet cards to let people know that the CRT will be serving up something new for small claims starting June 1, 2017. We’ll be sending these out to community organizations in the coming weeks. If your community organization would like to help us spread the word, we would be happy...
Small Claims under $5,000 Coming to the CRT on June 1, 2017 On June 1, 2017, the Civil Resolution Tribunal will begin resolving small claims disputes under $5,000. Small claims disputes about contracts, debts, personal injury, personal property, and consumer issues will be resolved through the online tribunal. Participants in a dispute can already resolve strata property (condominium) disputes through the CRT on their smartphones, laptops and tablets 24/7,...