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Provincial Court of Alberta COVID-19 Court Measures Update – May 2, 2022

Apr 13, 2022

Although the Court had previously offered indications that there would be a return to limited in-person attendance in docket courts on April 19, 2022, recent evidence from public health information indicates that it is not yet the appropriate time to do so. The Chief Judge and Council of the Provincial Court of Alberta have reviewed all the recently available health data, and consequently will not be proceeding with these changes to practice on April 19, 2022.

Subject to ongoing review of all available health information related to COVID-19, it is now the intention of the Provincial Court to move to limited in-person attendance in docket courts across the province as of May 2, 2022.

The following practice notes detail what this means for each region and division of the Provincial Court of Alberta. If you have matters before the court, please familiarize yourself with the relevant practices.