B.C. Corrections operates probation offices that supervise offenders serving community sentences, such as bail or probation orders. It helps offenders in custody and the community learn better ways of responding to the world around them and to reduce reoffending.
The BC Provincial Court has jurisdiction to deal with matters relating to family, small claims, crimes, youth court, traffic violations and bylaws. The jurisdiction extends to most offences in the Criminal Code that may be heard by a judge sitting alone.
The former Powell River courthouse, which housed the BC Police, the courtroom, relief services and jail cells, was constructed in 1939 at a cost of $20,000.
The Ministry of Children and Family Development works together with Delegated Aboriginal Agencies, Aboriginal service partners and approximately 5400 contracted community social service agencies and foster homes, cross government and social sector partners to deliver inclusive, culturally respectful, responsive and accessible services that support the well-being of children, youth and families.
107-7373 Duncan, Powell River V8A 1W6 604.485.2838 ~ Fax 604.485.9528
Hours: 8:30 - 4:30 Weekdays
The Insurance Corporation of British Columbia is a provincial Crown corporation established in 1973 to provide universal auto insurance to B.C. motorists. The Corporation is also responsible for driver licensing, and vehicle licensing and registration.
The new BC Services card that combines the MSP card with a driver’s license or ID.
Hours: 9:00 - 4:00 Weekdays (closed 12 - 1) closed Fridays in July and August
Nicholas Simons was re-elected for a third term as the MLA for the Powell River-Sunshine Coast in May 2013. He serves as Opposition Spokesperson for Coastal Economic Development, Arts and Culture, and CLBC. Nicholas spent over 15 years working in the areas of health, justice, social services and child welfare.