This is not legal advice and is for informational purposes only.
In Ontario, your right to a speedy trial used to kick in after 10 to 12 months, but with the Jordan decision, it was (sort of) raised to 18 months.
The following are my thoughts and comments on the R v Jordan 2016 SCC 27,  1 SCR 631 decision regarding the Right to a Speedy Trial under Charter Section 11b.
You can find it here if you want to read it yourself:
https://scc-csc.lexum.com/scc-csc/scc-c … 7/index.do
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