British Columbia

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B.C. tribunal paves way for cyber solutions to small claims disputes

By The Canadian Press
March 20, 2017 - 5:54pm

VICTORIA — B.C. residents will soon be able to sidestep a physical courtroom and fight many small claims disputes online.

Starting June 1, the Ministry of Justice says the Civil Resolution Tribunal will begin accepting small claims cases involving amounts of $5,000 or less.