COVID-19 Updates

Greetings Thunder Bay Legal Community

As the COVID-19 outbreak impacts our daily lives, we are receiving numerous important communications via email. Due to the large volume of updates being received and forwarded to the legal community, it is now prudent to bring as much information as possible to the website. TBLA will also send out one email per day containing any additional information necessary.

Notices – Thunder Bay Courthouse

  • RSJ Warkentin – memo to the Bar
  • Court Services – counter service changes
  • Memo
  • Memo
  • Memo

Courts

Please refer to the individual court websites for the latest updates on procedural changes:

Daily Justice Partners Conference Call

A daily conference call is taking place with several justice partners across the province (OCJ, SCJ, and Court of Appeal Courthouse senior staff, OBA, LAO, LSO, MAG, FOLA and the Advocates’ Society). A summary of the discussions for the last five days is listed below:

  • March 25, 2020
  • March 24, 2020
  • March 23, 2020
  • March 21, 2020
  • March 20, 2020

FOLA (the Federation of Ontario Law Associations) is our representative on this call. Any issues at all that you would like to bring forward to these calls can be sent to:

Law Society of Ontario Updates

The LSO is providing guidance to all lawyers and paralegals in the province. Please visit their website for updates related to COVID-19.

TBLA Library

For library research assistance, please email tbla@tbaytel.net. Helen is working from home with access to legal research databases and can respond to your requests. Questions concerning association meetings/events will be answered as well.

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