March 18, 2024 – Minnedosa, Virden and Russell (Brandon Centre)

…in order to improve overall court efficiency, courts that do not require time previously allotted to them will be reduced.
To this end, the following changes are being implemented in Minnedosa, Virden, and Russell, effective May 1, 2024:

  1. Minnedosa will now sit twice a month on the first (1st) and third (3rd) Tuesday. The fourth (4th) Tuesday sitting is cancelled;
  2. Virden will now sit twice a month on the first (1st) and third (3rd) Friday of the month. The fourth (4th) Friday sitting is cancelled;
  3. Russell will now sit every second (2nd) month (instead of every month) in April, June, August, October, November, February.

March 18, 2024 – Regional Pre-Trial Coordination Protocol (Brandon Centre)

…the Provincial Court of Manitoba is implementing a regional protocol for pre-trial coordination that will apply in the regional judicial centres of Brandon, Dauphin, Portage la Prairie, and The Pas.

The regional protocol is effective April 16, 2024 in the judicial centre of Brandon.

Regional Adult Pre-Trial Coordination Protocol

See the notices for full details. All Provincial Court notices and Practice Directives are available on the Manitoba Courts website