Archived Announcements

COVID-19 - Update on Appellate Judicial Dispute Resolution and Bar Admissions

Jul 6, 2020

Resumption of Appellate Judicial Dispute Resolution

The Court had previously suspended appellate judicial dispute resolution (JDR) until July 2, 2020. That suspension is now lifted.

Until further notice, all JDRs will be conducted electronically through a confidential online video conference. Further information and instructions about electronic JDRs will be issued.

Parties wishing to book a JDR may now do so by contacting the relevant Case Management Officer.

Bar Admissions

The Court had previously announced that no in-person bar admissions would be conducted by the Court prior to July 2, 2020.

Until further notice, all bar admissions will be conducted electronically through a public online video conference. Bookings may now be made by contacting the relevant Registry as follows:

  • Calgary matters: Fax: 403-297-5294 or
  • Edmonton matters: Fax: 780-422-4127 or

Catherine A. Fraser
Chief Justice of Alberta