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Update: Access To Courthouses

Jun 7, 2022

The following measures remain in force:

  1. All who enter the courthouse are required to wear a mask.
  2. Social distancing is strongly encouraged at all times.
  3. If you have tested positive for COVID-19 or are currently experiencing core symptoms of COVID-19, you are legally required to isolate according to the order at COVID-19 Isolation & Quarantine Information | Alberta Health Services. If you are required to isolate, DO NOT ENTER THE COURTHOUSE. If you have a court appearance, contact your lawyer or Legal Aid Alberta at 1-866-845-3425 for Duty Counsel assistance.
  4. For traffic ticket matters – In-person attendance is limited to those with trial dates, on the date of the trial, and those wishing to submit a partial payment of a fine.
    1. Visit to
      • plead guilty and request time to pay;
      • plead not guilty and request a trial date; or
      • change a previous not guilty plea to guilty and request time to pay.

Catherine A. Fraser
Chief Justice of Alberta
Mary T. Moreau
Chief Justice
Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta
Derek G. Redman
Chief Judge
Provincial Court of Alberta