Court sittings cancelled due to COVID-19 concerns

By | March 17, 2020

WINNIPEG — Concerns surrounding COVID-19 are affecting court proceedings in Manitoba.

With a few exceptions, all provincial court sittings scheduled for Tuesday are cancelled.

The Court of Queen’s Bench is only hearing emergency or urgent matters from tomorrow to April 17.

The Manitoba Court of Appeal will suspend most appeal and chamber matters for a month.

Most of the public had already been banned from going into courtrooms to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

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