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Regina Drug Treatment Court Celebrates 100th Graduate
June 29, 2020

The Regina Drug Treatment Court will hold a celebration this week to celebrate its 100th graduate. Four grads have successfully completed the program and will mark their achievement on June 30. More

Provincial Court to Reopen Several Circuit Court Locations
May 29, 2020

Further to its Notice of May 22, 2020, the Provincial Court advises that court will resume at nine circuit court locations in the coming weeks. Those locations are: Fort Qu'Appelle on June 1; Kindersley, Punnichy, Spiritwood, and Weyburn on June 9; Carlyle and Nipawin on June 10; and Maple Creek (tentative) and Montreal Lake on June 11.

Provincial Court Updates Notice, Eases Restrictions
May 22, 2020

The Provincial Court issued an updated Notice regarding easing of restrictions and scheduling and appearances at both permanent locations and circuit points. Find the Notice here.

Court of Queen's Bench Issues Update Regarding Chambers Applications & Pre-Trial Conferences
May 15, 2020

The Court of Queen's Bench has issued a Directive Update outlining how chambers applications will be scheduled in June. Find the Notice here.

Provincial Court Issues Update Regarding Small Claims Court
April 29, 2020

The Provincial Court has issued an Update regarding Small Claims matters. Find the Notice here.

Court of Queen's Bench Issues Update Regarding Jury Trials
April 23, 2020

The Court of Queen's Bench has issued a Directive Update outlining the planned lifting of some restrictions as well as the postponement of jury trials scheduled in June. Find the Notice here.

Court of Appeal Issues Notice Regarding Electronic Hearings
April 17, 2020

The Court of Appeal issued a Notice regarding electronic hearings. Find the Notice here.

Provincial Court Updates Notice
March 22, 2020

The Provincial Court issued an updated Notice regarding scheduling and appearances at its permanent locations. Find the Notice here.

Court of Appeal Issues Updated Notice
March 20, 2020

Today, Chief Justice Richards released a Notice advising that, as of Monday March 23, the Court will hear all appeals and other matters by way of teleconference or videoconference. Find the Notice, including details, here.

Court of Queen's Bench Issues Updated Directive and Advisory
March 19, 2020

The Court of Queen's Bench issued an updated Directive and Advisory, regarding suspension of regular operations, which takes effect tomorrow. Find the advisory here.

Provincial Court Issues Circuit Court and Appearance Guidance
March 17, 2020

The Provincial Court issued an update regarding the closure of circuit points beginning this week and next, and addressing matters scheduled to be heard at permanent offices, including Traffic Court ticket and trials. Find the news advisory here.

Court of Queen's Bench Issues Child Protection Chambers Direction
March 16, 2020

The Court of Queen's Bench issued a news advisory regarding Child Protection Chambers matters in the judicial centres of Prince Albert, Regina, and Saskatoon. Find the news advisory here.

Courts of Saskatchewan Issue Joint Response to COVID-19
March 15, 2020

The Courts of Saskatchewan have issued a news advisory to address operational and other issues in the courts as a result of the identification of COVID-19 in the province. You can find the news release here.

Provincial Court Responds to COVID-19
March 13, 2020

The Provincial Court of Saskatchewan is taking precautions in response to the identification of the COVID-19 virus in the province. In keeping with public health advice recommending social distancing, the Court is discouraging all unnecessary visits to the court.

Court visits by classes and other groups have been cancelled effective immediately.

In consultation with Court Services, the Court is encouraging the use of video and audio appearances for individuals in custody. Lawyers are asked to obtain designations of counsel in indictable matters so that the accused person is not required to appear at the docket stage. As well, counsel is asked to obtain instructions from their clients at the docket stage to reduce unnecessary appearances in summary conviction matters by accused.

While trials and preliminary inquiries will proceed as scheduled, all parties are asked to notify the court in advance if they are exhibiting COVID-19 symptoms.

The Court continues to monitor the situation to ensure that the public continues to have meaningful access to justice, while also prioritizing the safety and well-being of all court participants.

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