British Columbia Shorthand Reporters Association

The BCSRA is a non-profit, member-funded, professional association serving British Columbia's court/realtime reporters, CART providers, and broadcast captioners.

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Shorthand Summer Seminar

Register here for the June 27, 2021, event!

If you are a member of any Canadian shorthand association, you are eligible for the early-bird rate.

Join the BCSRA

Whether you are a BC court reporter, CART captioner, or broadcast captioner, you can enjoy the many benefits of the British Columbia Shorthand Reporters Association.

Accept No Substitutes

To provide court reporting services for the Supreme Court of British Columbia, a court reporter must be designated an Official Reporter by the Attorney General of BC.

NCRA A to Z Program

If you are interested in the many career opportunities of shorthand writers, try the free six- to eight-week NCRA A to Z® Program, now offered by the BCSRA.

Quickly Share Your Knowledge & Submit a Post to the BCSRA Website

Do you have an ad for our classifieds section? What about a notice for an event? Maybe an update on some shorthand news? If you are a BCSRA member, you can contribute to the BCSRA website. Fill out this form to submit a post to the BCSRA website. Posts will be reviewed prior to being …

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July 11: Board Review of Bylaws

Board review of bylaws on July 11, 2021 The BCSRA Board will be meeting on July 11, 2021, to review membership bylaws. If you would like to suggest a bylaw amendment in advance of the fall AGM, please send your suggestion to stenobcsra@gmail.com. Per BCSRA bylaws: Suggested bylaw amendments will be filed with the secretary …

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Transcript Format Update for Provincial Court Family Rules

Please note the transcript format update: Provincial Court (Family Rules) will be referenced as Provincial Court Family Rules in transcripts of proceedings that take place after midnight on May 16, 2021. Court reporters cannot search a court file per PCFR 174: https://www.bclaws.gov.bc.ca/civix/document/id/complete/statreg/120_2020#section174. References: https://www.provincialcourt.bc.ca/enews/enews-27-04-2021 https://www.provincialcourt.bc.ca/enews/enews-11-05-2021 https://www2.gov.bc.ca/assets/gov/law-crime-and-justice/about-bc-justice-system/justice-reform-initiatives/family-civil/pcrf-explained.pdf For more reporter-related news and events, check out bcsra.net/classifieds-news-events. …

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Shorthand Summer Seminar Ticket Prices – Save Money & Enjoy Your Benefits!

Shorthand Summer Seminar June 27, 2021 Students $50 Early birds $99 Non-members/late buyers $125 Any member of any Canadian shorthand association is eligible for the early-bird ticket price BCSRA.net ^^ visit the BCSRA website to reserve your ticket today ^^   Check back regularly for more news and events related to shorthand reporters.

Register for the First Canada-Wide Shorthand Summer Seminar!

Registration is now open for the 2021 Shorthand Summer Seminar! Visit the British Columbia Shorthand Reporters Association website to purchase your ticket to the summer seminar today! Ticket prices are $50 for students, $99 for early birds, and $125 for non-members or late buyers. Any member of any Canadian shorthand association is eligible for the …

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Save the Date: June 27, 2021

Join us on June 27, 2021, for the FIRST Canada-wide shorthand seminar. This will be offered to any Canadian shorthand reporter association member. Links to purchase tickets are coming soon. The speakers are Ian Sutherland of the Senate of Canada, Marybeth Everhart of Realtime Coach, and Heather Cross of Here and Now Studio. For more BCSRA …

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ASRA: Kinstretch with Leanne Kedrosky (1x week)

If you attended the ASRA spring conference and enjoyed Leanne Kedrosky’s session, read on! A six-week kinstretch course is currently offered to ASRA members (limited spots available). For more information, visit the ASRA event page.   Be sure to check out the BCSRA webpage for more court reporting news and events!

BCSRA Job Board: Discover Court Reporting Jobs Across Beautiful BC

The BCSRA job board is open to full participating members or affiliate members who are owners and/or managers of court reporting firms. This perk is available through the BSCRA-run Discord server. If you’re already a member, message Liz for your invite. Not yet a member? Click here for more info. Wondering what the heck is …

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NCRA Spring Fling 2021 – Earn 0.1 CEUs per Session

Earn CEUs at the NCRA’s 2021 spring fling with eight sessions on multiple topics. Missed the event? You can watch the recordings and still earn CEUs. Topics include: Educating folks on the benefits of stenographers versus the perils of AI. Retirement planning for business owners. Follies and perils of remote depositions. Keeping students engaged in …

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ASRA 2021 Spring Seminar

The 2021 ASRA virtual spring seminar is scheduled for April 10, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Topics include writing tips from Janice Plomp and Jeff Weigl, home organization, and kinstretch. Click here for more information or to register for the event.

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