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Ontario, Canada
Joined October 2018
Welcome to the official Twitter account of the Superior Court of Justice (Ontario)! Here you will find info about court news, practice advisories & directions, judicial appointments, rule changes & issues affecting the justice system. RTs, follows & likes are not endorsements.
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Due to a technical issue with our software provider, we are unable to distribute the daily media report today. We apologize for the inconvenience and hope to see the matter resolved soon.
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The Superior Court of Justice has issued a notice regarding the designation of His Majesty the King in cases where the Crown is a party. See the notice here: ontariocourts.ca/scj/crown/
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Sept 30th is the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation in Canada. The three Chief Justices of the Court of Appeal for Ontario, Superior Court of Justice, and Ontario Court of Justice have issued a joint statement. Read here: ontariocourts.ca/en/public-s…
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The Provincial Notice to the Profession clarifies parties’ responsibilities in filing books of authorities and facta & in providing accurate hearing-time estimates. See Part II, paras. 1-4 and Part III, paras. 16-18. ontariocourts.ca/scj/notices…
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Parties must bring to the attention of the court all relevant material facts and the authorities that establish the legal proposition relied upon. It is not sufficient to merely upload filed materials to CaseLines. See SCJ Notice Part II, paras. 1-4 and Part III, paras. 16-18.
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Virtual or hybrid hearings now have the following warning stated: You are not permitted to make any recording of the proceedings or take photos or screen captures of the proceedings. It is an offence under section 136 of the Courts of Justice Act, and it may...
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... constitute contempt of court, for anyone to copy, record, screenshot, photograph, publish or broadcast a court hearing or any portion of it, or otherwise disseminate such a record, including on social media and/or other internet sites, without express permission of the Court.
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Section H of the Toronto Notice to the Profession has received been amended to clarify processes regarding filing, urgent motions, and other changes. The Construction Lien Motion Request Form has also been amended. Link here: ontariocourts.ca/scj/practic…
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Toronto Estates – Practice direction amendments clarify passings of accounts procedures (see paras 16-19). Part F advises parties to book a case conference, not a 9:30 a.m. scheduling appointment, if more than scheduling is at issue. ontariocourts.ca/scj/practic…
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As of June 1, 2022, the Small Claims Court no longer requires parties to email previously filed materials to the Court before the hearing. The requirement has been removed from the Small Claims Court public notice, which is on the SCJ website at: ontariocourts.ca/scj/notices…
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On June 1, 2022, the Small Claims Court will resume scheduling examination hearings. See section 11 of the Small Claims Court public notice for more information: ontariocourts.ca/scj/notices…
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Competition to fill upcoming Toronto Associate Judge vacancy. Applications due June 15. More details here: ontariocourts.ca/scj/competi…
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Filing through Civil Submissions Online, Family Submissions Online or Small Claims Court Submissions Online? 1/3
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Only documents that are submitted for an event/deadline that is 6 or 7 business days away should be flagged as time sensitive so they can be prioritized for review. This function must not be used for less pressing filings. 2/3
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If the event/deadline is 5 business days away or fewer (including urgent matters), do not file these documents through the online submission portals. File by email or in person as directed in the Court’s regional Notices to the Profession ontariocourts.ca/scj/notices… 3/3
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