The Ontario Court of Justice hears virtually all provincial offences matters as well as offences against municipal by-laws. Examples of such cases include:
Highway Traffic Act charges such as speeding or traffic violations;
Municipal by-law charges relating to excessive noise, animal control, or garbage disposal; and
Charges laid under provincial legislation such as the Environmental Protection Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act, Dog Owners’ Liability Act, and the Trespass to Property Act.