Category: Covid-19

Divisional Court Notice to the Profession 2020-04-02

NOTICE TO THE PROFESSION DIVISIONAL COURT April 2, 2020 Urgent matters will continue to be heard under the Notice to the Profession dated March 15, 2020. Effective April 6, additional matters will be scheduled for remote hearings by telephone or video conference or heard in writing. D.1. Provincewide Protocol applies to all Divisional Court matters […]

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Expansion of SCJ Matters to be heard

NOTICE TO THE PROFESSION EXPANSION OF MATTERS TO BE HEARD IN THE ONTARIO SUPERIOR COURT – SOUTHWEST REGION The urgent matters we have already been hearing will, of course, continue to be a priority nd will be triaged to ensure urgency. All urgent requests for hearings are to include an e-mail (maximum 2 pages) stating […]

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London Courthouse “re-opens”

Members of the Middlesex Law Association have been informed that as of March 30, 2020 “the London Courthouse is OPEN but we strongly advise you not to visit the building”. I will post further developments as they arise. There is much behind-the-scenes work going on amongst court staff, judges and lawyers to adapt to the […]

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Suspension of all Limitation Periods, Ontario

The Lieutenant Governor in Council made an order under s. 7.1 of the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act suspending limitation periods and procedural time periods. The suspension is retroactive to March 16, 2020.   The Order in Council will also be posted on this website: https://www.ontario.ca/search/orders-in-council  and on e-Laws, as a regulation under the Emergency Management and Civil […]

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Bench/Bar -6- Remote swearing, originals, and court filing

The following is part a series of Camberwell House summaries of some key court and courthouse information as recently relayed to the Middlesex Law Association by Justice Duncan Grace, Regional Senior Justice Bruce Thomas, and Trial Coordinator Joy Beattie.  It is not in the order of the notes provided by the Courthouse, but is organized […]

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Bench/Bar -5- Solicitor-client Assessments

The following is part a series of Camberwell House summaries of some key court and courthouse information as recently relayed to the Middlesex Law Association by Justice Duncan Grace, Regional Senior Justice Bruce Thomas, and Trial Coordinator Joy Beattie.  It is not in the order of the notes provided by the Courthouse, but is organized […]

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Bench/Bar -4- Motions etc.

The following is part a series of Camberwell House summaries of some key court and courthouse information as recently relayed to the Middlesex Law Association by Justice Duncan Grace, Regional Senior Justice Bruce Thomas, and Trial Coordinator Joy Beattie.  It is not in the order of the notes provided by the Courthouse, but is organized […]

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Bench/Bar -3- Discoveries and Cross-examinations

The following is part a series of Camberwell House summaries of some key court and courthouse information as recently relayed to the Middlesex Law Association by Justice Duncan Grace, Regional Senior Justice Bruce Thomas, and Trial Coordinator Joy Beattie.  It is not in the order of the notes provided by the Courthouse, but is organized […]

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Bench/Bar -2- Trials and Pretrials

The following is part a series of Camberwell House summaries of some key court and courthouse information as recently relayed to the Middlesex Law Association by Justice Duncan Grace, Regional Senior Justice Bruce Thomas, and Trial Coordinator Joy Beattie.  It is not in the order of the notes provided by the Courthouse, but is organized […]

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Bench/Bar Conference -1- The Courthouse itself and filing

The following is part a series of Camberwell House summaries of some key court and courthouse information as recently relayed to the Middlesex Law Association by Justice Duncan Grace, Regional Senior Justice Bruce Thomas, and Trial Coordinator Joy Beattie.  It is not in the order of the notes provided by the Courthouse, but is organized […]

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