Effective May 2, 2022, the restrictions on access to courthouses set out in previous notices to the public and legal profession will be lifted. Access to Alberta courthouses will no longer be restricted to the categories of individuals set out in the prior notices.

All other COVID-19 measures currently in place, including the use of Plexiglas barriers, mandatory masking, courtroom capacity limits, physical distancing and vaccination policies will remain in effect until further notice. Read more.

The Notice to the Public and Legal Profession issued by the Court of Appeal of Alberta, Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta and Provincial Court of Alberta on April 27, 2022 lifts the restrictions on public access to Alberta’s courthouses, set out in the three Courts’ Notice to the Public and Legal Profession of March 27, 2020. Those restrictions were lifted on May 2, 2022. Read more.