Effective July 6, 2020, the Regional Notice entitled Notice to the Profession – Second Expansion of Matters to be Heard in the Ontario Superior Court – Southwest Region (May 12, 2020) is rescinded.
All Criminal matters adjourned between March 16 and July 6 to fixed dates in July will be spoken to on the July dates as presently set. You will receive direction from each centre in the region from the trial co-ordinator or the local administrative judge as to whether your matter is set to be spoken to virtually or in person.
Further, as we progress, all future matters will remain on the dates as set subject to any further direction of the Court. It should be noted that the actual commencement date for jury trials is still unknown.
In Family and Civil matters, counsel and litigants will be/or have been directed in each centre of the Region by trial co-ordination or the local administrative judge as to how matters will proceed and on what schedule. All future matters will remain on the dates as set, subject to any further direction of the Court.
June 24, 2020.
Bruce G. Thomas
Regional Senior Justice