Given the instability in the number of COVID cases confirmed in Manitoba, an extension to the current order has been placed. Further suspensions and modifications will take effect on Monday, June 14, 2021 and remain in place until Friday, June 25, 2021 or until further Notice is issued.
Further suspensions and modifications will take effect on Tuesday, May 25, 2021 and remain in place until Friday, June 11, 2021 or until a further Notice is issued. These modifications will focus on restricting the need for persons to attend in person in any Provincial Court in Manitoba.
In line with public health directives, further suspensions and modifications will take effect on Tuesday, May 11, 2021, and remain in place until Monday, May 31, 2021, or a further Notice is issued. These modifications will focus on restricting the need for persons to attend in person in Winnipeg and Brandon, and the circuit court sittings serviced out of Winnipeg and Brandon. Other Regional Court Centres are not affected by this notice at this time, though, are closely being monitored.
An earlier notice indicated that the Provincial Court would be returning to a number of communities by May 1st. Due to ongoing health and safety concerns, the court will not be returning to those communities. No future dates have been given.
The Federal Court of Appeal has made a number of Notices to Parties and the Profession regarding changes due to COVID-19.
The most recent notice on April 21, 2021 extends the suspension period on filing deadlines indefinitely. Court filings should also be filed electronically following the guidelines in the notice “Requirements and Recommendations for Filing Electronic Court Documents in the Federal Court of Appeal”.
Additional information regarding Hearings and Registry Operations are also detailed.
For a full list of all notices see the Federal Court website.