Courts Reopening

Check in here for your one-stop source to court and MAG information and updates on the reopening of Ontario courthouses that began on July 6th. Updates on COVID-19 cases reported at Ontario court houses will be reported here as we receive them.

Please be reminded that completing the MAG courthouse screening is a pre-requisite for everyone seeking to enter the courthouse. It can be completed online  prior to arrival at the courthouse, or on paper or orally where required, at the courthouse.

If you have questions or encounter issues, you can email us at courtsreopen@oba.org and we will communicate the issues to the courts and government in order to effect quick solutions and provide answers to our members. 

The updated list of courthouses that have reopened can be found here

Latest news:

ONCA Consultation on amending Rule 34: The Civil Rules Committee is considering making amendments to Rule 34 of the Rules of Civil Procedure and is seeking feedback by September 2, 2022. Please review the Court’s webpage for more information.

Justice Services Online Enhancements

The Ministry of the Attorney General released additional enhancements to its Justice Services online platform, effective July 25, 2022. To file family, civil or small claims documents, online visit:

Check back regularly as we will update the list of courthouses and provide other updates as we receive updates from government and the courts.

Health Information Update - 1530 Markham Road

  • May 10, 2022

MAG provided health information regarding a positive COVID-19 case at 1530 Markham Road. Today, MAG was informed that an employee who last worked on Wednesday, May 4, 2022 at 1530 Markham Road has tested positive for COVID-19. View the May 10th memo for 1530 Markham Rd.

Health Information Update - Niagara Provincial Offences Courthouse

  • March 04, 2022

MAG provided health information regarding the Niagara Provincial Offences Courthouse at 445 East Main Street, Welland.  After the end of business yesterday, MAG was informed that an individual who works in the building tested positive for COVID-19.  View the March 4th memo for Niagara Provincial Offences Courthouse.

Health Information Update – York Civic Centre I

  • February 28, 2022

MAG provided health information regarding the York Civic Centre Courthouse at 2700 Eglinton Avenue West. Today MAG was informed that an individual who works in the building was identified as having a probable case of COVID-19. View the February 28th memo for the York Civic Centre Courthouse.