The Alberta Court Calendar provides detailed information on court locations and dates. Select the region in which you live, and then the subject category "Courts," choose "Court calendar & directory."
Christmas holiday closures
Most provincial court locations will be closed from December 24, 2014 to January 1, 2015. See the Alberta Courts website for exceptions.
Roles and responsibilities
The following information is intended to provide an overview of the roles and responsibilities of the courts in Alberta. Detailed information about the courts, including notices, hearing lists, court calender, publications and access to a searchable database of Alberta judgments may be found at the Alberta Courts website.
There are three branches of government – the legislative branch, the executive branch and the judiciary. The judiciary is an independent branch of government which presides over the courts. Judges interpret the law, determine facts and render decisions in a fair and impartial manner, thereby ensuring the rule of law – the cornerstone of a free and democratic society.
There are three courts in Alberta administered by the province: The Court of Appeal of Alberta, the Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta and the Provincial Court of Alberta. There are also other courts which administer laws in Alberta, including the Federal Court of Canada, Trial and Appeal Divisions. There are also a number of boards and tribunals in Alberta, decisions of which may be appealed to the courts.
Administrative Tribunals Court Martial Appeal CourtCourt of Appeal of AlbertaCourt of Queen's Bench of AlbertaFederal Court of CanadaMilitary CourtsProvincial Court of AlbertaSupreme Court of CanadaTax Court of Canada