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With some exceptions, the Provincial Court of Alberta will be closed from December 24, 2020 to January 1, 2021.
These exceptions include:
- The Calgary and Edmonton Hearing Offices will continue to hear matters in the same manner as other statutory holidays. The Calgary Hearing Office will be operational 24 hours per day, seven days per week. The Edmonton Hearing Office will be operational from 8:00 a.m. to midnight, seven days per week.
- Provincial Court Family and Youth will be open on December 29, 2020 in Edmonton and Calgary to hear urgent Family, Youth and Child, Youth and Family Enhancement Act matters requiring judicial attention.
- Justices of the Peace will be available at the Hearing Offices in Calgary and Edmonton on December 29, 2020 for scheduled bail hearings.
Should an emergency matter need to be heard before a provincial court judge, the Hearing Office clerk will contact the designated on‐call judge and arrange for the application to be heard.
Calgary Hearing Office – 403‐297‐4444
Edmonton Hearing Office – 780‐422‐3699
The Provincial Court will resume normal operations on Monday January 4, 2021.