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COVID-19 - Restricted Access to Courthouses and Mandatory Masks

May 7, 2021

In light of the ongoing public health crisis caused by the pandemic, access to all courthouses in Alberta continues to be restricted in accordance with the attached Notice dated November 27, 2020.

Masks must be worn by anyone entering a courthouse in accordance with the attached Notice dated July 3, 2020 subject to the exceptions noted therein.

Anyone claiming a medical or disability exemption from this masking requirement must provide proof thereof.

For those who do not have a face mask, one can be obtained from perimeter security at the entrance to the courthouse.

We ask for the cooperation of the members of the public and Bar in complying with these requirements designed to protect everyone attending courthouses in this province.

Catherine A. Fraser
Chief Justice of Alberta

Mary T. Moreau
Chief Justice of the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta

Derek G. Redman
Chief Judge of the Provincial Court of Alberta