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Traffic Court and Non-Domestic Low-Complexity Trial Court Closure

Oct 6, 2021

Criminal matters:

Edmonton and Calgary low-complexity out-of-custody trials (non-domestic-violence) scheduled between October 12, 2021 and November 5, 2021 inclusive will be adjourned. There will be no presumptive adjournments — a new trial date will be set on the currently scheduled trial date. Counsel will obtain new dates before speaking to the matter; and self-represented individuals can call the CMO for new dates.

Traffic Court matters:

With the exception of virtual trials scheduled in Medicine Hat only, all Traffic Court trials scheduled between October 12, 2021 and November 5, 2021 inclusive will be adjourned. All circuit points with scheduled Traffic trials will be closed between October 12, 2021 and November 5, 2021. No in-person services will be provided in any Traffic Court between October 12, 2021 and November 5, 2021 inclusive. Defendants or their defence counsel or commercial legal agents will be required to contact the respective base court office to address their matters.

All provincial ticket, bylaw and other matters scheduled for trial between October 12, 2021 and November 5, 2021 will also need to be rescheduled. Please contact the court office noted on the back of your ticket to reschedule your trial date.

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