Provincial Court Suspensions, Restrictions, and Resumptions Update – Notice Extension

Notice #68 – Provincial Court of Manitoba – Further Suspension & Restriction of Hearings – June 8, 2021

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.

All Provincial Court notices regarding COVID-19 are available here.

Provincial Court Further Suspensions and Restrictions of Hearings – Notice

Notice #67 – Provincial Court of Manitoba – Further Suspensions and Restrictions of Hearings (May 21, 2021)

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.

All Provincial Court notices regarding COVID-19 are available here.

Provincial Court Suspensions, Restrictions, and Resumptions Update – Notice

Notice #66 – Provincial Court of Manitoba – Further Suspension & Restriction of Hearings in Winnipeg and Brandon Judicial Centres (Amended)

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.

All Provincial Court notices regarding COVID-19 are available here.

Electronic signatures, Scheduling changes for Provincial Court

April 6, 2021 – Mandatory Case Management for Sexual Offences

“Beginning May 3, 2021, to facilitate the proper scheduling of trials for sexual offences, when a voir dire is required in advance of the trial, a case management conference is mandatory in order to set the trial date, discuss the issues anticipated to be raised at the pre-trial motions, and the timing of the motions in relation to the trial date.”

April 23, 2021 – Electronic Signatures on Informations

” As part of ongoing efforts to improve and modernize services, The Provincial Court of Manitoba has authorized the Winnipeg Police Service and RCMP to submit court informations with electronic signatures. This change will take place effective immediately.”


All Provincial Court Notices and Directives are available here

Suspension of Provincial Offences Act Matters

Notice – Provincial Offences Act Proceedings – Suspension of Court Sittings due to COVID (April 29, 2021)

“Provincial Offences Act matters (Winnipeg and Regional) including Highway Traffic Act matters scheduled to appear up to and including June 4, 2021 throughout Manitoba will be adjourned”.

Notifications for new dates will be sent out. Those with matters set to proceed virtually will be contacted directly.

Anyone wishing to admit the offence and seek a fine reduction, dispute the offence, or have any questions regarding their ticket can call 204-945-3156 or 1-800-282-8069.