From The Lawyer's Daily - Starting July 6, Ontario will resume in-person proceedings at 56 Superior Court of Justice (SCJ) courtrooms in the first phase of its province-wide reopening.
From iPolitics - Slowly but surely, courtrooms in Canada are starting to reopen to the public. But, don’t expect judicial proceedings to get back to normal anytime soon.
Starting today, the registry counters for the Federal Court are reopening, though with limited staff, which will only accept filings for paper copies of confidential documents. They were closed to the public in mid-March.
CLEO has added new information about the law and legal services during the COVID-19 situation.
From Toronto.com - Trials and preliminary hearings will resume across the province starting July 6 with a limited number of courtrooms, according to an update from the Ontario Court of Justice.
“All participants in a trial or preliminary inquiry, including the accused person(s), counsel and witness(es) will attend in person, unless a judge has directed otherwise,” according to the update.
From CBC News - The Canada emergency response benefit (CERB) is being extended by two more months, even as the government encourages people to look for jobs and to go back to work when it's possible to do so.
CERB has provided taxable payments of $2,000 for up to four months to Canadians who lost income because of the COVID-19 pandemic.