Call for Feedback From Community & Legal Advocates Our goal is to make the CRT as accessible as possible. That’s why our priority is making sure that any new CRT features, forms, or resources make things easier for those who have difficulty accessing our justice system. We’ve sometimes had limited uptake in testing directly with people with barriers, and we’re working on better...
CRT Accepting Small Claims at 8:30 AM, June 1, 2017 This Thursday, June 1, 2017, the Civil Resolution Tribunal will begin accepting small claims disputes $5,000 and under. People will be able to submit an application online for dispute resolution starting at 8:30 am on Thursday. Here are some other things you should know. Start with the small claims Solution Explorer to access the  online application...
Get In-Person Help at Service BC Richard Rogers, CRT Executive Director & Registrar The CRT is built around the needs of the public, including people who cannot use a computer or access the internet. That’s why we offer mail and telephone services in addition to online ones. Now, people can also get in-person assistance with CRT services through Service BC. Service BC provides front...
New CRT Online Tools As part of our commitment to co-design the CRT with the public, we are developing and implementing CRT technology in stages. This lets us test features first with participants who might have barriers to accessing justice, and then with the public generally. We make a lot of changes based on this feedback. We’re excited to let...
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...