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    November 30th, 2017
    8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
    Hamilton Convention Centre
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    November 2nd, 2017
    9:00 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.
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    November 16th, 2017
    2;00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
    7th Floor Jurors' Lounge | John Sopinka Courthouse
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Court Info - Forms

Superior & Ontario Court of Justice Lists - John Sopinka

Daily Court Information Now Available Online - http://www.ontariocourtdates.ca/

2017 Civil Sittings and Long Civil Trials


The Sittings for 2017 are as follows

  • January 16, 2017 – speak to January 9, 2017 @ 10
  • May 8, 2017 – speak to May 1, 2017 @ 10
  • September 18, 2017 – speak to September 11, 2017 @ 10
  • November 20, 2017 – speak to November 6, 2017  @ 10  (change - November 13 will be Remembrance Day holiday) *Change of date as of June 3rd*

Note: There is no “speak to” date for long trials. All matters start on first day. The speak to dates are Mondays now as opposed to Wednesdays.

  • March 20, 2017 - 3 weeks
  • October 10, 2017 - 3 weeks

2018 Civil Sittings and Long Civil Trials

The Sittings for 2018 are as follows

  • February 12, 2018 – speak to February 5, 2018 @ 10
  • May 7, 2018 – speak to April 30, 2018 @ 10
  • September 17, 2018 – speak to September 10, 2018 @ 10
  • November 26, 2018 – speak to November 19, 2018 @ 10 

Note: Counsel are required to attend speak to court unless a **Consent for Trial Readiness Form is completed and signed by all parties.

  • March 19, 2018 - 3 weeks
  • October 9, 2018 - 3 weeks

Masters Circuiting John Sopinka Courthouse 2017- 2018 Schedule

Sep 21, 2017
Commencing the week of September 18th, 2017 the public and bar will have access to the services of a Master at the John Sopinka Courthouse. Please see the 2017-2018 schedule of dates below. Masters will appear on a one week basis, once a month, from Monday to Thursday. 

Week of, beginning:

2017: September 18th, October 16th, November 20th, December 18th

2018: January 15th, February 19th, March 19th, April 16th, May 21st, June 18th, July 16th, August 20th, September 17th, October 15th, November 19th, December 17th. 

More information and the official schedule can be found on The Hamilton Law Association website at http://www.hamiltonlaw.on.ca/court-info/court-info-forms

Please click the link below for the official memorandum with a list of matters that Masters can deal with. Please be advised that any matters that can be dealt with by a Master will likely be scheduled to be heard before a Master. MEMORANDUM

Superior Court of Justice

http://www.ontariocourts.ca/scj

Central South Region Forms:


Note
: Counsel are required to attend speak to court unless a **Consent for Speak to Form** is completed and signed by all parties

Note:  Forms 1A and 2A are no longer required as pre-trials are mandatory in all matters.

Policies / Procedures: