The Lieutenant Governor in Council made an order under s. 7.1 of the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act suspending limitation periods and procedural time periods. The suspension is retroactive to March 16, 2020. A download of the order is available above.
Effective immediately, documents to be served on the Crown and related entities in any civil (non-criminal) proceeding, administrative proceeding or intended proceeding must be served by email, in accordance with the instructions set out on this website. This applies to documents served on * the Crown * Ministers of the Crown, including the Attorney General of Ontario * the Children’s Lawyer * the Public Guardian and Trustee and * the Director of the Family Responsibility Office. The Order in Council will also be posted as a regulation on e-Laws.