Author: Bruce Parsons
Date Posted: March 21 2020
SUPERIOR COURT OF JUSTICE
CHIEF JUSTICE GEOFFREY B. MORAWETZ | THURSDAY, THE 19th DAY OF MARCH 2020
B E T W E E N :
ATTORNEY GENERAL FOR ONTARIO
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APPLICATION UNDER Rule 14.05(3)(h) of the Rules of Civil Procedure
THIS APPLICATION made by the Attorney General for Ontario for an order suspending the execution of all writs of possession to evict residents from their homes during the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and ancillary relief, made without notice, was read this day at Osgoode Hall, Toronto.
ON READING the notice of application and the affidavit of Vaia Pappas, affirmed March 18, 2020,
THIS COURT grants leave to bring this application ex parte without service of the notice of application on parties to residential eviction orders.
THIS COURT ORDERS that, during the suspension of regular court operations by the Chief Justice, the eviction of residents from their homes, pursuant to eviction orders issued by the Landlord and Tenant Board or writs of possession, are suspended unless the court orders otherwise upon leave being granted to a party by the court pursuant to the court’s procedures for urgent motions.
THIS COURT ORDERS that this order be served on the public by posting a notice of it on the websites of the Ministry of the Attorney General and the Superior Court of Justice.
Geoffrey B. Morawetz
Superior Court of Justice