(September 27, 2021)
The Court of Appeal for Ontario has amended its Consolidated COVID-19 Practice Direction to remove the information about scheduling urgent matters in July and August 2021 and to specify that only lawyers licensed by the Law Society of Ontario to practise law in Ontario may act and sign as a witness for a surety’s signature and for an out-of-custody appellant’s signature on Appendix A of the Court of Appeal for Ontario’s “all-in-one” release order. The amendments to the Consolidated COVID-19 Practice Direction can be found at Appendix A of the Practice Direction.
(September 14, 2021)
Remarks of the Honourable George R. Strathy, Chief Justice of Ontario
(September 9, 2021)
(July 7, 2021)
The Court of Appeal released today housekeeping amendments to the Practice Direction Concerning Civil Appeals at the Court of Appeal for Ontario.
(July 6, 2021)
The Court of Appeal for Ontario has amended its Consolidated COVID-19 Practice Direction and revised its Counsel Slip and Hearing Information Form. The amendments to the Consolidated COVID-19 Practice Direction can be found at Appendix B of the Practice Direction. The Counsel Slip and Hearing Information Form has been revised to allow those that appear before the Court to provide their prefix, pronouns and/or name pronunciation (through phonetic spelling or a link to an audio recording).
(June 17, 2021)
(June 7, 2021)
The Court of Appeal for Ontario has launched a new website. We are interested in your opinions, suggestions and comments about the new website. Please send us your website feedback.
(June 7, 2021)
In April and June, the Court of Appeal heard appeals in Restoule v. Canada (C66455 & C68595). The appeals concern the 1850 Robinson Huron and Robinson Superior Treaties. Pursuant to court orders, a recording of the stage one hearing is available on Vimeo at https://vimeopro.com/user135794168/c66455 and a recording of the stage two hearing is available at https://vimeopro.com/user135794168/c68595.