B.C. man seeking reimbursement for car bought with ex told by tribunal it's worth $0

A B.C. man has lost his bid to recover what he paid for a vehicle bought with his girlfriend — not because he isn’t entitled to it, but because an administrative tribunal ruled the vehicle isn’t worth anything.

After splitting from his partner, Shatara Crowe, in May 2021, Joshua Andrews applied to B.C.’s Civil Resolution Tribunal (CRT) to have her pay him his portion of the $5,400 the couple paid for a 2007 Honda Civic, which they bought together in October 2020.

The CRT is an administrative body that is part of the public justice system. It typically makes decisions in small claims disputes, strata property disputes and motor vehicle claims up to $50,000.

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