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Important: Where possible, consider online filing of your civil claimssmall claims, or family law matters.  You can also file by email at the Superior Court of Justice or the Ontario Court of Justice.

ALERT: Residential eviction orders are no longer suspended. The Landlord Tenant Board is now issuing eviction orders and reviewing other urgent matters. Learn more: http://tribunalsontario.ca/ltb/covid-19/

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October 28, 2020
Ontario Reinvesting $2.5 million to Help Fight Human Trafficking

Ontario is reinvesting more than $2.5 million in cash and proceeds seized from criminals to fund law enforcement agencies and community partners through the Civil Remedies Grant Program. The following 33 projects received funding and will help fight human trafficking and support victims across the province:

October 28, 2020
Ontario Reinvesting $2.5 Million to Help Fight Human Trafficking

TORONTO - The Ontario government is reinvesting $2.5 million in cash and proceeds seized from criminals to help fight human trafficking in communities across the province. Funding through the Civil Remedies Grant Program is being made available to law enforcement agencies and community partners for 33 local projects focused on prevention, crisis counselling, research and public education.

October 20, 2020
Ontario Protects Workers, Volunteers and Organizations Who Make Honest Efforts to Follow COVID-19 Public Health Guidelines and Laws

TORONTO — The Ontario government is introducing the Supporting Ontario's Recovery Act, 2020, that if passed, will provide liability protection for workers, volunteers and organizations that make an honest effort to follow public health guidelines and laws relating to exposure to COVID-19. At the same time, it will maintain the right of Ontarians to take legal action against those who willfully, or with gross negligence, endanger others.

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Applications for divorce under the federal Civil Marriage Act
On an interim basis, Civil Marriage Act divorce applications for non-residents married in Ontario will be accepted at any family counter of the Superior Court of Justice. Learn more.