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Jury trials set to resume in several Ontario cities

An exterior Ontario courthouse entrance sign. Nick Westoll / File / Global News

Jury trials are set to resume in several Ontario cities.

The Superior Court of Justice says selection of jurors and jury hearings will start Nov. 9 in Ottawa.

The same will happen a week later in Toronto, Brampton and Newmarket.

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The chief justice of the court cites Ontario’s new COVID-19 rules in the affected areas.

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Some capacity and social distancing limits will stay in effect.

However, the justice says court staff must be flexible in accommodating those who may not be comfortable attending in-person.

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