Resources by Topic

Legal Research

Key Databases

Canadian Law List  Canadian Resource Image

Canada Law Book's free directory of Canadian law firms, lawyers, judges and government departments.

Canadian Legal Information Institute  Canadian Resource Image

CanLII makes primary sources of Canadian law accessible. Includes statutes and case law from federal, provincial and territorial jurisdictions.

Cardiff Index to Legal Abbreviations

Provides meanings of abbreviations for legal publications from Canada, Great Britain, Australia, New Zealand and the United States. As well as, a selection of major foreign language law abbreviations.

CriminalSource  Canadian Resource Image

Features Martin's Annual Criminal Code, Martin's Related Criminal Statutes, Canadian Criminal Cases (C.C.C.) and Master Table of Cases.

Department of Justice Canada

Canadian statutes and regulations prepared by the Department of Justice Canada.

E-laws  Canadian Resource Image

Contains consolidated versions of most of Ontario's public statutes and regulations that are up to date within 14 days of enactment of a new law or amendment of an existing law.

Irwin Law Collection  Canadian Resource Image

Provides access to over 100 Canadian-focused legal titles. Titles include: Criminal Law, The Law of Torts, The Law of Evidence, Legal Research and Writing.

Law Society of Upper Canada Lawyer and Paralegal Directory  Canadian Resource Image

An on-line search for individuals licensed as lawyers or paralegals in Ontario.

Law Society of Upper Canada Resources for Paralegals  Canadian Resource Image

This site includes the Paralegal Rules of Conduct which govern the practice in Ontario. It also includes paralegal processes for licensing and complaints, and a very helpful section on frequently ask questions.

LawSource (Westlaw)  Canadian Resource Image

Provides access to a wide-range of Canadian legal resources including The Canadian Abridgment, The Canadian Encyclopedic Digest, Index to Canadian Legal Literature, case law, legislation, and legal journals.

LexisNexis Academic  Canadian Resource Image (video tutorial)

Access news, business and legal information from thousands of sources.

Quicklaw  Canadian Resource Image

Provides a wide-range of full-text Canadian court decisions in all areas of law. Explore the Lexis Advance Quicklaw, a new platform available in 2017.

Slaw  Canadian Resource Image

A Canadian legal co-operative weblog. It is a forum to share knowledge, offer advice and instruction on all aspects of law. Contributors include law faculty, lawyers, law librarians, and legal publishers.