Masters

Masters Chambers 

Edmonton & Calgary Masters Chambers and Bankruptcy

Regular Masters Chambers will be held at 10 am every Court sitting day, Tuesday through Friday. Bankruptcy Hearing Lists will be held at 10 am every Monday the Court is sitting (excepting holidays).
 

NoteAny requests for adjournment made 5 days or less before the scheduled date must be spoken to on the Court record in remote Chambers.

Note: Before checking availability, please be certain to refresh your internet browser.

Edmonton Masters Chambers Availability
Edmonton Bankruptcy Hearing List Availability

Calgary Masters & Bankruptcy Virtual Courtroom Edmonton Masters & Bankruptcy Virtual Courtroom

To appear by video: 

Virtual Courtroom 55 (CCC QB)

To appear by telephone:

Dial in Number: 780-851-3573 
Access code: 962 778 718  

To appear by video: 

Virtual Courtroom 53 (ELC QB)

To appear by telephone:

Dial in Number: 780-851-3573
Access code: 961 403 518  

 Calgary Masters Chambers Courtroom 2  Edmonton Masters Chambers Courtroom 2

To appear by video: 

Virtual Courtroom 56 (CCC QB)

To appear by telephone:

Dial in Number: 780-851-3573 
Access code: 961 851 797  

To appear by video: 

Virtual Courtroom 54 (ELC QB)

To appear by telephone:

Dial in Number: 780-851-3573 
Access code: 961 516 696  


Regional

Regular Masters Chambers will be held in accordance with the start times and available sitting dates below. Additional dates may be provided if demand and resources allow. 
 
Regional Masters Chambers will proceed by phone until further notice.

Drumheller  9:00AM
Fort McMurray 10:00AM
Grande Prairie 10:00AM
Lethbridge 10:00AM
Medicine Hat 9:00AM
Peace River 10:30AM
Red Deer 9:30AM
St. Paul 9:00AM
Wetaskiwin 9:00AM
 


Note
Any requests for adjournment made 5 days or less before the scheduled date must be spoken to on the Court record in remote Chambers. 

Regular Masters Chambers will be reserved for parties who are unable to use the electronic without notice or with notice desk processes (i.e. due to lack of consent, for example) as announced by the Court here:
 

 

Masters Specials - Calgary and Edmonton

Effective June 24, 2020, the Court will commence scheduling half day Masters Chambers applications remotely via Webex video and audio in Edmonton and Calgary.

The Court expects that parties will not book a Master’s Special Application until affidavit exchange and questioning is completed; other methods of dispute resolution have been considered; and the parties are prepared to file a brief and proceed to a hearing.

The scheduling of these applications will be reserved for parties who are unable to use the electronic with notice desk processes (i.e. due to lack of consent by Counsel, for example) as announced by the Court here:

Masters With Notice Desk Applications

Priority will be given to Special Applications that were booked for a hearing between March 16 and June 26 and cancelled pursuant to the Court's Master Orders during the pandemic. See below booking procedures for details.

Note: Before checking availability, please be certain to refresh your internet browser.

Masters Special Availability - Calgary
Masters Special Availability - Edmonton

Parties are required to select a mutually available and alternate date, and complete the Special Chambers Booking Request Form (right Click and Save form to your computer; then open saved form with Adobe) in accordance with the procedures outlined in the form.

The Court Coordinator will provide parties with a Confirmation of their scheduled Special Application via email.

Regional Masters Specials - Red Deer, Lethbridge and Circuit Point Locations

Effective June 24, 2020, the Court will commence scheduling half day Masters Special Chambers applications remotely via Webex video and audio in all regional base and circuit sitting points.

The scheduling of these applications will be reserved for parties who are unable to use the electronic desk processes (i.e. due to lack of consent by Counsel, for example) as announced by the Court here: 

Masters With Notice Desk Applications

Priority will be given to Special Applications that were scheduled for a hearing between March 16 and June 26 and cancelled pursuant to the Court's Master Orders during the pandemic. See below booking procedures for details.

Parties are required to complete the Special Chambers Booking Request Form (right Click and Save form to your computer; then open saved form with Adobe) in accordance with the procedures.  The local Court Coordinator will contact the parties with available dates.

The Court Coordinator will provide parties with a Confirmation of their scheduled Special Application via email.

BOOKING PROCEDURES, MATERIALS AND FILING DEADLINES 

Booking Priority

The following priority applies to scheduling:

  • PRIORITY A - Specials originally booked to be heard between March 16 and May 1, 2020 – Requests can be submitted commencing June 24, 2020 at 7:30 AM

  • PRIORITY B –Specials originally booked to be heard between May 4 and May 29, 2020 – Requests can be submitted commencing June 29, 2020 at 7:30 A

  • PRIORITY C - Specials originally booked to be heard between June 1 and June 26, 2020 – Requests can be submitted commencing July 2, 2020 at 7:30 AM

  • PRIORITY D – NEW Specials not originally booked for a hearing between March 16 and June 26, 2020 – Requests can be submitted commencing July 6, 2020 at 7:30 AM

Materials

The following materials are required on notice to the party(ies) opposite:

Applicant:

1. Application or Originating Application;

2. any material in support of the Application, including an Affidavit and other evidence pursuant to Rule 6.11 of the Alberta Rules of Court;

3. a copy of the originating pleadings (i.e. Statement of Claim or Originating Application) and any other pleadings being relied upon;

4. brief and authorities;

5. proposed Form of Order;

Respondent:

1. Responding Affidavit and other evidence pursuant to Rule 6.11 of the Alberta Rules of Court;

2. a copy of the responding pleadings (i.e. Statement of Defence) and any other pleadings being relied upon;

3. brief and authorities;

4. proposed Form of Order.

Parties must include any information they intend to rely on as the Justice or Master hearing the Application will not have ready access to any other materials (even if previously filed).

The materials must be submitted in accordance with the procedures outlined here. The subject line must indicate the action number, a brief style of cause and the date of the hearing.

Filing Deadlines

The filing deadlines are:

  • Applicant's materials - 2 weeks following the “triggering” date;

  • Respondent's materials - 4 weeks following the “triggering” date.

  • The “triggering date” for deadlines will be the date the scheduling confirmation is sent to parties.

  • Alternate deadlines may be set by the Court, including deadlines proposed by parties through a Consent Order submitted in accordance with the procedures outlined here