COURT HOUSE NOTICE as of MARCH 13, 2020

Do not come into the Courthouse in person if you have been advised by Public Health or your doctor or the Ontario Ministry of Health (MOH) website to self-isolate due to possible exposure to the coronavirus (COVID-19). Effective immediately, and before attending the Courthouse, all users of the Court are advised to consult the MOH website for the latest information around COVID-19 at: Ontario.ca/coronavirus If you are experiencing coronavirus/COVID-19 symptoms or to determine whether you should isolate yourself or seek medical assistance, call Telehealth at 1-866-797-0000 or your local public health unit for assistance and direction, before attending the courthouse. 

If the above applies to you:

Accused persons, Counsel and litigants in all Courts:

For Witnesses:

  • If there is contact information for a police officer, Officer-in-Charge or another person listed on the subpoena, please contact that person.
  • If there is no contact information listed on the subpoena, please contact the Court office. Contact information for all courts in Ontario is available on the Ministry of the Attorney General website: https://www.attorneygeneral.jus.gov.on.ca/english/courts/Court_Addresses/

PUBLIC AND MEDIA - The Court remains open to the public and the media. However, the following should not attend an Ontario Courthouse:

  • those who experience COVID-19 symptoms (cough, fever, difficulty breathing), or
  • who have been advised to self-isolate, or
  • who have travelled from an area under a travel health advisory in the past 14 days, or
  • fall into any other category that may be set out on the Ministry of Health website at: Ontario.ca/coronavirus

This information will be updated regularly as more guidance on this public health issue becomes available.