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The judges and the justices of the peace of the Court preside over adult criminal, youth criminal, family law, child welfare, and provincial offences matters.

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Criminal Court

Criminal cases where charges are laid under the Criminal Code, Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, Youth Criminal Justice Act and other federal statutes

Family Court

Family cases, including child protection, adoption, cases involving decision-making responsibility, parenting time, contact, and support cases.

Provincial Offences

All cases laid under provincial legislation, including traffic offences, by-law offences and offences against environmental, health and safety, and employment standards legislation.


Opening of the Courts of Ontario Ceremony 2023

The Opening of the Courts of Ontario Ceremony for 2023 will be held on Thursday, September 28, 2023 in Courtroom 6-1 at 361 University Avenue at 3:30pm. Remarks will be delivered by Chief Justice Michael Tulloch, Chief Justice Geoffrey Morawetz, and Chief Justice Sharon Nicklas. The ceremony can be watched live at https://youtube.com/live/J-rkUNnlWZg.

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