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2021

July 21, 2021

The Court of Queen’s Bench has issued General Application Practice Directive #10, respecting audio/video recording or broadcasting court proceedings. It can be found on the Rules and Practice Directives page, along with supporting forms.

March 1, 2021

In an upcoming appeal, the Court of Appeal will be examining the current test for leave to appeal in property tax matters as set out in Saskatoon (City) v North Ridge Development Corporation, 2015 SKCA 13, 451 Sask R 265.

Entities who might wish to seek intervenor status in that appeal for the purpose of speaking to this issue are advised to immediately contact the Registrar of the Court (caregistrar@sasklawcourts.ca or 306-787-5358) for further information.

2020

Oct. 1, 2020

The Court of Queen’s Bench has issued Criminal Practice Directive #2, respecting access to juror information and jury lists. It can be found on the Rules and Practice Directives page, along with supporting forms.

Sept. 16, 2020

The Court of Queen’s Bench has amended its civil subpoenas forms to require the inclusion of notice to inform witnesses on their choice of oath or affirmation. The new subpoena forms can be found here: English version | Version française

Sept. 16, 2020

The Court of Queen’s Bench has amended its rules to allow for binding pre-trial conferences. The new rules come into effect on October 1, 2020, and can be found here: English version | Version française

July 16, 2020

Court Services has announced important improvements to Deposit Accounts in the Court of Queen’s Bench. All current deposit accounts will be canceled on August 7, 2020.

To obtain a new central deposit account for use at any judicial centre, court users must file a written request in the prescribed form with any Local Registrar. More information on the changes and the form for Requesting a new Provincial Deposit Account can be found here

July 15, 2020

The Court of Queen’s Bench has recently amended its rules respecting Appearance Day Notices and the Warrant of Committal form in the case of civil contempt. The amendments come into effect on September 1, 2020, and can be found here: English versionVersion française

Jan. 31, 2020

The Court of Queen’s Bench has issued a new practice directive concerning family law chamber appearances.

2019

Oct. 10, 2019

The Court of Queen’s Bench has issued a new practice directive concerning scheduling Summary Judgment and Judicial Review applications.

Sept. 3, 2019

As a consequence of recent amendments to The Land Contracts (Actions) Act, 2018, the Court of Queen’s Bench has amended its rules and forms respecting actions for foreclosure and cancellation of agreements for the sale of land. The amendments can be found here. (francais)

May 14, 2019

The Provincial Court has issued a new practice directive related to applications under s. 11(b) of the Charter.

May 1, 2019

The Court of Queen’s Bench has issued a new practice directive on the process to request copies of audio and video recordings in criminal proceedings.

Feb. 21, 2019

Effective March 15, 2019, the Court of Queen’s Bench has amended its rules, forms, and tariff of party to party costs related to default judgments. Other housekeeping changes to the forms have also been made. The amendments can be found here. (francais)

Jan. 30, 2019

The Court of Queen’s Bench has issued a new Administrative Notice respecting the scheduling of pre-trial Child and Family Service Act matters in Regina, Saskatoon and Prince Albert.

Jan. 30, 2019

The following facta have been filed with the Court of Appeal for Saskatchewan in relation to a reference by the Lieutenant Governor in Council relating to the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act, Bill C-74 Part V.

Jan. 22, 2019

Effective February 1, 2019, the Court of Queen’s Bench has amended Family Practice Directive #1 to prescribe the contents and form of the pre-trial briefs required to be filed by each party.

2018

Oct. 1, 2018

The Court of Appeal for Saskatchewan has issued Criminal Practice Directive No. 8 which provides leave procedures for appeals filed pursuant to Section 839 of the Criminal Code. Find Criminal Practice Directive No. 8 here.

July 30, 2018

The Court of Queen’s Bench has issued an Administrative Notice concerning the scheduling of child protection chambers and pre-trial conferences in the Judicial Centres of Regina, Saskatoon and Prince Albert: Chamber Applications and Pre-Trial Conferences Pursuant to The Child and Family Services Act.

June 26, 2018

The Honourable Chief Justice Robert G. Richards has ordered that a copy of Order-in-Council 194/2018, a reference by the Lieutenant Governor in Council related to the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act, Bill C-74 Part V, be posted on this website, along with a copy of the Order respecting Interventions.

April 28, 2018

Court of Queen’s Bench issues General Application Practice Directive #8 – Communications and Correspondence with Judges

April 24, 2018

Chief Justice M.D. Popescul of the Court of Queen’s Bench has canceled the Court’s regular civil Chambers on June 7, 2018, and family law Chambers on June 8, 2018, in both Regina and Saskatoon. All matters that have been set for Chambers in either Regina or Saskatoon on those dates will be adjourned by the Local Registrar to subsequent Chambers dates. The Local Registrar will notify the applicants and respondents (whose address is known) of the Chambers date to which it has been rescheduled.

March 21, 2018

The Provincial Court of Saskatchewan Criminal Practice Directives / Cour Provinciale de la Saskatchewan Directives de pratique en matiere criminelle

2017

Dec. 20, 2017

The Court of Queen’s Bench has issued an updated practice directive respecting template receivership and CCAA initial orders.

Sept. 1, 2017

The Court of Queen’s Bench has issued a new practice directive concerning applications made to the Court under The Saskatchewan Human Rights Code. The new Practice Directive (CV-PD#5) comes into effect on September 1, 2017 [Link content archived].

Aug. 2, 2017

Court of Queen’s Bench amends Rules of Court with respect to the discount rate to be used in calculating the amount of an award for future pecuniary damage as well as the life expectancy of an individual. Details (English) | Details (Francais)

March 7, 2017

The Court of Queen’s Bench has amended the Rules of Court and related forms effective April 1, 2017.

The amendments include authorizing lawyers to send requests for service directly to foreign countries pursuant to The Hague Convention on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil and Commercial Matters, and amending the family law Petition and Answer forms to require additional information concerning other relevant court proceedings and to update the Statement of Lawyer. Details

2016

Dec. 8, 2016

Court of Queen’s Bench Administrative Notice: Weyburn Court Files and Proceedings

Aug. 30, 2016

Court of Queen’s Bench amends Rules of Court in accordance with The Fee Waiver Act. Details (English)  Details (Francais)

May 20, 2016

Court of Queen’s Bench Administrative Notice: Supervised Access by Responsible Adult Orders

March 4, 2016

Court of Queen’s Bench Information Notice – 525 Detention Review Pilot Project

Feb. 1, 2016

Court of Appeal Criminal Practice Directive – Leave Procedure for Certain Criminal Appeals [Linked to updated document.]

Jan. 8, 2016

The Court of Queen’s Bench has issued a new Practice Directive that sets out how and when to notify the Local Registrar of requests to adjourn matters scheduled for chambers. Review Practice Directive.

2015

Nov. 10, 2015

The Court of Queen’s Bench has made a number of amendments to its Rules of Court and related forms. The amendments take effect on January 1, 2016. The amendments include the requirement that originating applications be issued before they are served; clarification on when issues may be resolved by summary judgment; the requirement that proof of death (such as a funeral director’s certificate) be filed with applications for probate and adminstration; changes to the Application for Grant of Adminstration form to clarify the basis on which a bond is or is not required; new forms for Application for Case Conference and Appointment for Questioning; as well as formatting amendments to all forms including the removal of the clerk’s stamp. The rule amendments can be found here (a subsequent correction confirms the effective date of January 1, 2016). A temporary link to the amended forms can be found at the Queen’s Printer website.[Linked content archived.]

Sept. 1, 2015

Court of Appeal Civil Practice Directive – Appeal Settlement Conferences

July 17, 2015

Update on La Ronge Court Matters, Week of July 20, 2015

July 15, 2015

Update on La Ronge and Meadow Lake Court Matters

July 13, 2015

The Court of Queen’s Bench has amended Schedule I “B” of the Tariff of Costs. The new Tariff is split into a General section and a Family section, and organized in accordance with the new Rules of Court with columns based on the complexity of the case. The new Tariff comes into effect on August 1, 2015. [Linked content archived.]

July 9, 2015

Update on La Ronge Court Matters for Week of July 13, 2015

July 6, 2015

La Ronge Court Proceedings to be Held in Prince Albert Temporarily

June 29, 2015

Summary Conviction Appeal Rules Amended

June 15, 2015

Effective June 15, 2015, Saskatoon’s Family Law Division has merged with the General Division. Effective immediately the fax number for both offices will be (306) 975-4818.

March 2, 2015

Access to Family and YCJA Appeal Files via eCourt Portal

2014

Dec. 16, 2014

Draft Tariff of Costs Feedback Request

Oct. 1, 2014

Provincial Court Practice Directive – Citation of Authorities

Oct. 1, 2014

Provincial Court Practice Directive – Discretionary Orders Restricting Media Reporting or Public Access

Oct. 1, 2014

Updated: Provincial Court Practice Directive – Application for Court-Appointed Counsel [Linked content archived.]

Sept. 10, 2014

First Ever Citation Guide for the Courts of Saskatchewan

August 19, 2014

Amendments to The Court of Appeal Rules

March 27, 2014

Updated: Provincial Court Practice Directive – Charter Applications & Related Matters [Linked content archived.]

March 25, 2014

Updated: Queen’s Bench Practice Directive – Family Service Proceedings

2013

Dec. 18, 2013

Queen’s Bench Practice Directive – Gowning Policy for Counsel [Linked content archived.]

Dec. 18, 2013

Queen’s Bench Administrative Notice – Late Filing of Pre-Trial Briefs

Nov. 1, 2013

Queen’s Bench Practice Directive – Expedited Pre-Trial Conferences

Oct. 29, 2013

Saskatchewan Provincial Court Judicial Council Call for Applications

Sept. 12, 2013

Revised Jury Boundaries

Sept. 3, 2013

Discretionary Orders Restricting Media Reporting or Public Access   (Queen’s Bench Practice Directive) [Linked content archived.]

July 1, 2013

Cancellation of Practice Directives Issued Prior to July 1, 2013

June 20, 2013

Criminal Pre-Trials – Judicial Centre of Prince Albert, Melfort and Battleford

June 19, 2013

Wynyard Court Files

June 18, 2013

Court of Queen’s Bench re-issues relevant Notices to the Profession as Administrative Notices

May 15, 2013

Adoption of Digital Court Record as Official Court Record, Court of Appeal

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