Notice about Covid-19

The Supreme Court of Canada building is reopening to visitors, on a gradual basis, starting in October 2022. A limited number of members of the public and of the media will be permitted to access the building to observe an appeal hearing and/or conduct business with the Registry Branch. Access will be granted on a first come first serve basis via an appointment based system. Members of the public will be required to send an email request for an appointment to the Registry at while members of the media will be required to send an email request to (* Important note: this booking system is not intended for use by counsel to reserve seats for clients for upcoming hearings)

Unless otherwise directed by the Chief Justice, counsel for interveners will continue to appear via videoconference (Zoom). All hearings will continue to be livestreamed and archived with certain exceptions. 

Please consult Answers to your questions in regards to the Registry and Courtroom practices and procedures during the Covid-19 pandemic and our Frequently Asked Questions for further information.