The Provincial Offences Court located at 950 Burnhamthorpe Road West will is open for administrative functions only, including filing for a trial date, filing for an early resolution date, filing for a screening appointment, paying a penalty notice, paying a provincial offence certificate, applying for a reopening of a case, applying for an extension of time to pay and general inquiries. Physical distancing signage is in place and to be followed and the City’s Mandatory Face Covering By-law
All Provincial Offences Act (POA) matters scheduled from March 16, 2020 through to and including October 16, 2020 will be adjourned and rescheduled to a later date. If you have a matter scheduled during this time, do not attend court. This applies to all POA courts in Ontario. A notice of your new court date will be sent to you by mail to the address on file with the court.
The Government of Ontario extended all time limits under the Provincial Offences Act until September 11, 2020. A copy of the order is available at EMPCA
Updated information about court proceedings at the Ontario Court of Justice can be found on the Court’s website at Ontario Court of Justice
You can meet with a prosecutor to discuss an offence notice without going to Trial. Request an early resolution meeting within 15 days of receiving your ticket. You’ll receive a notice letting you know when your meeting has been scheduled.
You can request an early resolution meeting online through the Provincial Offences Act online service.
Request early resolution
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Mississauga will not be conducting in person early resolutions until further notice. You can still request an early resolution meeting online or by mail.
You can also visit the Ontario Court of Justice, located at 950 Burnhamthorpe Road West, from Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m..
If you live more than 75 kilometres from the Court, you can also request an early resolution meeting by phone at 905-615-4500.
At the meeting
Early resolution meetings usually take approximately 45 minutes. During the meeting you’ll discuss the offence with a prosecutor. You may also need to speak with a Justice of the Peace.
If you’re unsatisfied with the outcome of the early resolution meeting, you still have the option to request a trial.
If you don’t attend your early resolution meeting, a Justice of the Peace will review the ticket and you may be found guilty in your absence.