May 28, 2020

MEMO to the Bar (May 27-2020)

Nunavut Court of Justice operations update in response to Coronavirus (COVID-19) : Resumption of limited In-Person Court (IPC) criminal proceedings.

Please see Memo: HERE.

May 15, 2020

Covid-19 Emergency Closure Orders (ECO)- Communities

All Satellite court operations between Nunavut court of Justice remain CLOSED . Individual Community orders may be found here: 


If you are required to be in Court and have any questions or concerns please contact the appropriate office below:

Court Registry (Iqaluit) –


May 07, 2020


May 6, 2020

This Notice updates and continues the Notice issued March 17, 2020, suspending regular operations of the Nunavut Court of Justice (NCJ) on account of COVID-19. The Chief Justice has directed that the suspension of regular NCJ operations continue through to Friday, July 3, 2020. This…

Apr 20, 2020

Practice Directive #35 Suspended

The Nunavut Court of Justice (“NCJ”) has suspended Practice Directive #35’s requirement that sureties sign Surety Cautions in Form 35A. This temporary suspension has resulted from a recognition that requiring sureties to attend at a law office or RCMP detachment to sign legal documents is…


Please note that Nunavut Court of Justice dockets are once again published online. These are updated at approx 8 am every morning and again at 12:45pm each day.