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Comprehensive primary Canadian law and related finding tools.

Includes KeyCiteCanada, a case and legislation citator.

To get to particular subsets of this database, choose them from the "Custom Search Templates" area. 

Alternate names
Index to Canadian Legal Literature 
Varies by source 
Group records
Embargo period
Resource type
Partial fulltext database 
Content types
Simultaneous users
Update frequency
Titles indexed
Print equivalents
  • Canadian Abridgement,
  • Canadian Encyclopedic Digest,
  • Index to Canadian Legal Literature,
  • Carswell Law Reports: reported court decisions from 1977; reported tribunal decisions from 1997; unreported court decisions from 1986; Supreme Court of Canada and Privy Council decisions from 1876; Federal Court decisions reported in the Federal Court Reports from 1971, Exchequer Court decisions through 1970, and Federal Trial Reports from 1977; Quebec decisions of national importance as well as Quebec Court of Appeal decisions from 1986,
  • Words & Phrases Judicially Defined in Canadian Courts and Tribunals
Open access
PDF Guide

Criminal Source vs. LawSource

Web Tutorials

Finding A Case By Name
Finding A Case By Citation
Searching Cases

Applied Legal Studies, Criminology, Law, Resource & Environmental Management 
Allows electronic reserves
Ereserves notes
You may NOT post or upload an electronic copy.Create a link to the item instead. 
Allows coursepacks
Coursepack notes
Material from this resource may NOT be used to assemble a print coursepack. Create a link to the item instead. 
Allows interlibrary loan
Interlibrary loan notes
Online terms 
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