The preliminary hearing for the man accused of killing Lyle and Marie McCann has been set for next September.
Travis Vader has elected to be tried by judge and jury in Court of Queen's Bench.
The preliminary hearing is scheduled to start in Stony Plain, west of Edmonton, on Sept. 6, 2013.
Lyle, 78, and Marie, 77, were last seen alive at a gas station in their hometown of St. Albert on July 3, 2010.
Their bodies have never been found.
Vader was charged with two counts of first-degree murder in April 2012.