General Sittings

General Sittings of the Federal Court for the hearing of motions shall be held, except during the Christmas or summer recess or on a holiday,

  1. at Ottawa, every Wednesday and on any other day fixed by the Chief Justice of the Federal Court;
  2. at Toronto and Vancouver, every Tuesday and on any other day fixed by the Chief Justice of the Federal Court;
  3. in Quebec,

    (i) at Montreal, every Tuesday and on any other day fixed by the Chief Justice of the Federal Court 
    (ii) on a day and at any other place fixed by the Chief Justice of the Federal Court

  4. in every province other than Ontario, Quebec and British Columbia, at least once per month, on a day and at a place fixed by the Chief Justice of the Federal Court.

General Sittings dates will no longer be set aside for the Territories, as of January 2015. Should a motion be received, it will be treated as a special sitting as per Rule 35 of the Federal Courts Rules.

Notice is hereby given that a Justice or Prothonotary of the Federal Court will sit in Court, commencing at 9:30 in the forenoon, at the following places and on the dates indicated:

CALGARY

General Sittings for Calgary
CALGARY Before a Justice

Federal Court

635 - 8th Avenue South West,

3rd floor Calgary,

Alberta

Thursday, January 10, 2019
Monday, February 4, 2019
Monday, March 4, 2019
Monday, April 1, 2019
Monday, May 6, 2019
Monday, June 3, 2019

 

CHARLOTTETOWN

General Sittings for Charlottetown
CHARLOTTETOWN Before a Justice Before a Prothonotary

Federal Court

Sir Henry Louis Davies 
Law Courts Building,

42 Water Street,

Charlottetown, P.E.I.

Thursday, February 14, 2019
Thursday, April 11, 2019
Thursday, May 9, 2019
Thursday, January 10, 2019
Thursday, March 14, 2019
Thursday, June 13, 2019

EDMONTON

General Sittings for Edmonton
EDMONTON Before a Justice

Federal Court

Scotia Place - Tower 1,

10060 Jasper Avenue, 5th floor,

Edmonton, Alberta

Monday, January 14, 2019
Monday, February 11, 2019
Monday, March 11, 2019
Monday, April 8, 2019
Monday, May 13, 2019
Monday, June 10, 2019

FREDERICTON

General Sittings for Fredericton
FREDERICTON Before a Justice

Federal Court

Westmorland Place,

82 Westmorland Street, Suite 100,

Fredericton, New Brunswick

Tuesday, January 8, 2019
Monday, February 11, 2019
Monday, March 11, 2019
Monday, April 8, 2019
Monday, May 6, 2019
Monday, June 10, 2019

HALIFAX

General Sittings for Halifax
HALIFAX Before a Justice

Federal Court

635 - 8th Avenue South West,

3rd floor Calgary,

Alberta

Thursday, January 10, 2019
Thursday, February 14, 2019
Thursday, March 14, 2019
Thursday, April 11, 2019
Thursday, May 9, 2019
Thursday, June 13, 2019

MONTRÉAL

General Sittings for Montréal
MONTRÉAL Before a Justice or Prothonotary

Federal Court

30 McGill Street,

Montréal, Quebec

Every Tuesday except for:
Tuesday, January 1, 2019

OTTAWA

General Sittings for Ottawa
OTTAWA Before a Justice or Prothonotary

Federal Court

Thomas D'Arcy McGee Building,

90 Sparks Street,

Ottawa, Ontario

Every Wednesday except for:
Wednesday, January 2, 2019

QUÉBEC

General Sittings for Québec
QUÉBEC Before a Justice

Federal Court

150 René-Lévesque Boulevard E,

Room 150,

Québec, Quebec

Thursday, January 10, 2019
Thursday, February 14, 2019
Thursday, March 14, 2019
Thursday, April 11, 2019
Thursday, May 16, 2019
Thursday, June 13, 2019

SASKATOON

General Sittings for Saskatoon
SASKATOON Before a Justice

Federal Court

Court of Queen's Bench,

520 Spadina Crescent East,

Saskatoon,

Saskatchewan

Thursday, January 10, 2019
Thursday, February 14, 2019
Thursday, March 14, 2019
Thursday, April 18, 2019
Thursday, May 16, 2019
Thursday, June 20, 2019

ST. JOHN'S, NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR

General Sittings for St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador
ST. JOHN'S, NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR Before a Justice

Federal Court

354 Water Street,

Suite 209,

St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador

Thursday, January 17, 2019
Thursday, February 21, 2019
Thursday, March 21, 2019
Thursday, April 18, 2019
Thursday, May 16, 2019
Wednesday, June 19, 2019

TORONTO

General Sittings for Toronto
TORONTO Before a Justice or Prothonotary

Federal Court

180 Queen Street West,

Toronto, Ontario

Every Tuesday except for:
Tuesday, January 1, 2019

VANCOUVER

General Sittings for Vancouver
VANCOUVER Before a Justice or Prothonotary

Federal Court

Pacific Centre,

701 Georgia Street West, 3rd floor,

Vancouver, B.C.

Every Tuesday except for:
Tuesday, January 1, 2019

WINNIPEG

General Sittings for Winnipeg
WINNIPEG Before a Justice

Federal Court

363 Broadway,

Room 400,

Winnipeg, Manitoba

Tuesday, January 8, 2019
Monday, February 11, 2019
Monday, March 11, 2019
Monday, April 15, 2019
Monday, May 13, 2019
Monday, June 17, 2019

DATED AT OTTAWA, this 28th day of September, 2018. 

(Signed) Caroline Perrier
Judicial Administrator

Notice is hereby given that a Justice or Prothonotary of the Federal Court will sit in Court, commencing at 9:30 in the forenoon, at the following places and on the dates indicated:

CALGARY

General Sittings for Calgary
CALGARY Before a Justice

Federal Court

635 - 8th Avenue South West,

3rd floor Calgary,

Alberta

Monday, July 15, 2019

Monday, August 19, 2019

 

CHARLOTTETOWN

General Sittings for Charlottetown
CHARLOTTETOWN Before a Prothonotary

Federal Court

Sir Henry Louis Davies 
Law Courts Building,

42 Water Street,

Charlottetown, P.E.I.

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Thursday, August 29, 2019

EDMONTON

General Sittings for Edmonton
EDMONTON Before a Justice

Federal Court

Scotia Place - Tower 1,

10060 Jasper Avenue, 5th floor,

Edmonton, Alberta

Monday, July 8, 2019

Monday, August 26, 2019

FREDERICTON

General Sittings for Fredericton
FREDERICTON Before a Justice

Federal Court

Westmorland Place,

82 Westmorland Street, Suite 100,

Fredericton, New Brunswick

Monday, July 8, 2019

Monday, August 12, 2019

HALIFAX

General Sittings for Halifax
HALIFAX Before a Justice

Federal Court

635 - 8th Avenue South West,

3rd floor Calgary,

Alberta

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Thursday, August 15, 2019

MONTRÉAL

General Sittings for Montréal
MONTRÉAL Before a Justice or Prothonotary

Federal Court

30 McGill Street,

Montréal, Quebec

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

OTTAWA

General Sittings for Ottawa
OTTAWA Before a Justice or Prothonotary

Federal Court

Thomas D'Arcy McGee Building,

90 Sparks Street,

Ottawa, Ontario

Wednesday, July 3, 2019
Wednesday, July 10, 2019
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Wednesday, July 24, 2019
Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Wednesday, August 21, 2019
Wednesday, August 28, 2019

QUÉBEC

General Sittings for Québec
QUÉBEC Before a Justice

Federal Court

150 René-Lévesque Boulevard E,

Room 150,

Québec, Quebec

Thursday, July 4, 2019
Thursday, August 22, 2019

SASKATOON

General Sittings for Saskatoon
SASKATOON Before a Justice

Federal Court

Court of Queen's Bench,

520 Spadina Crescent East,

Saskatoon,

Saskatchewan

Thursday, July 18, 2019
Thursday, August 29, 2019

ST. JOHN'S, NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR

General Sittings for St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador
ST. JOHN'S, NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR Before a Justice

Federal Court

354 Water Street,

Suite 209,

St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador

Thursday, July 18, 2019
Thursday, August 29, 2019

TORONTO

General Sittings for Toronto
TORONTO Before a Justice or Prothonotary

Federal Court

180 Queen Street West,

Toronto, Ontario

Tuesday, July 2, 2019
Tuesday, July 9, 2019
Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Tuesday, August 13, 2019
Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Tuesday, August 27, 2019

VANCOUVER

General Sittings for Vancouver
VANCOUVER Before a Justice or Prothonotary

Federal Court

Pacific Centre,

701 Georgia Street West, 3rd floor,

Vancouver, B.C.

Tuesday, July 2, 2019
Tuesday, July 9, 2019
Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Tuesday, August 13, 2019
Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Tuesday, August 27, 2019

WINNIPEG

General Sittings for Winnipeg
WINNIPEG Before a Justice

Federal Court

363 Broadway,

Room 400,

Winnipeg, Manitoba

Monday, July 15, 2019
Monday, August 26, 2019

DATED AT OTTAWA, this 8th day of February, 2019. 

(Signed) Caroline Perrier
Judicial Administrator

Cancellation of Sittings

General Sittings may be cancelled by the Chief Justice if no notice of a motion to be presented at the Sittings has been filed

  1. in Ottawa, Montreal, Toronto or Vancouver, at least two days before the day of the Sittings; and
  2. in any other place, at least one week before the day of the Sittings.

NOTICE

Attention: Regional Directors General; District Administrators across Canada

Re: General Sittings
Charlottetown, P.E.I.
April 11, 2019

The Chief Justice has indicated that the General Sittings of this Court at Charlottetown, P.E.I., scheduled for April 11, 2019, is cancelled pursuant to Rule 34(2)(b) of the Federal Courts Rules.

Manon Pitre
Registrar of the Federal Court
April 4, 2019

NOTICE

Attention: Regional Directors General; District Administrators across Canada

Re: General Sittings
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
February 14, 2019

The Chief Justice has indicated that the General Sittings of this Court at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, scheduled for February 14, 2019, is cancelled pursuant to Rule 34(2)(b) of the Federal Courts Rules, February 14, 2019.

Manon Pitre
Registrar of the Federal Court
February 7, 2019

Summer recess

General Sittings during the summer recess will be announced by the Chief Justice before June 15 each year.

Hearing dates

Subject to rule 298 and paragraph 385(1)(b), motions that can conveniently be heard at the General Sittings of the Federal Court may be made returnable accordingly.

Special hearing dates

A request may be made informally to the Judicial Administrator for an appointment of a special time and place for sittings of a judge of the Federal Court or of a prothonotary to hear a motion that is likely to be lengthy or a motion to be heard other than at General Sittings.

For more information on hearing dates, please go to the "Notices to the Profession"area of this web site.

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