Manitoba Provincial Court

Date Update Source
May 15, 2020

NOTICE RE: COVID-19 SUSPENSION AND RE-OPENING OF SOME COURTS and COVID-19 COURTS SAFETY MEASURES

 

The Provincial Court of Manitoba will reopen court proceedings on a staged and incremental basis beginning June 1, 2020. The Courts will only be open to those people necessary to the proceedings before the courts. The Courts will remain closed to the general public. 

 

This notice provides updates on the following: courts open for all matters; provincial offences act proceedings; fly-in circuits suspended in June; additional circuit sittings suspended in June; and case management conferences.

http://www.manitobacourts.mb.ca/site/assets/files/1966/notice_-_provincial_court_-_covid-19_-_reopening_courts_may_15_2020_-_e.pdf
May 13, 2020

NOTICE RE: CHILD PROTECTION HEARINGS

 

Child protection dockets will continue to sit in the court centers for the month of June, 2020, with the EXCEPTION of Steinbach and Beausejour. The child protection dockets set for June 16th in Beausejour and June 12th in Steinbach will take place in those two communities. The child protection dockets will sit

http://www.manitobacourts.mb.ca/site/assets/files/1966/notice_-_provincial_court_-_covid-19_-_child_protection_hearings_may_13_2020.pdf
April 9, 2020

Notice to the Profession and Notice to the Media

 

We are further limiting attendance to individuals at court proceedings at all courthouses province-wide. Beginning Tuesday, April 14, 2020, no more than two support persons per accused or victim will be allowed to attend proceedings. The only exception to this would be for a child witness appearing on a matter –a maximum of two support persons would be allowed in this specific instance. We would also like to take this opportunity to remind all counsel of the social distancing recommendations currently in place. Please ensure you are respecting the recommended two metre or six foot limit between yourself and other participants to the proceedings like court clerks and sheriffs.

http://www.manitobacourts.mb.ca/site/assets/files/1966/notice_to_the_profession_and_media_-_covid-19_-_april_9_2020.pdf