Access to Justice Network
A directory of educational resources and services for
Canadians. Maintained by Legal Studies at the University of Alberta.
BACS Legal Studies Group
This site has been written by the BACS Legal Studies Group, and gives information about the group and their activities. It will be of interest to professionals and academics in the legal field who have any interest in UK-Canadian comparative legal studies. The site includes information about the Group's annual conference, which is on a different comparative legal theme every year.
Canada Gazette is the official news bulletin of the
Government of Canada, published by the Canadian Government Publisher since
1841. Canada Gazette Part I, published weekly, contains all formal public
notices, official appointments, miscellaneous notices and proposed regulations
from the government and private sectors. Canada Gazette Part II, published
twice weekly, contains regulations and other statutory instruments. Canada
Gazette Part III, published as soon as is reasonably practicable after
Royal Assent, contains the most recent Public Acts of Parliament and their
Canadian Bar Association
Official Web site and information service of the Canadian
Bar Association, the professional organisation for all members of the
legal profession in Canada. The Web site is designed to assist the Association
in its key aims: to improve the administration of justice; promote fair
justice systems; and assist members in their personal and professional
development. A detailed site index gives access to information on the
CBA structure, meetings, annual conference and current initiatives. A
list of interest groups represents the Association's involvement in a
full range of legal subject areas. A list of Canadian Provinces links
to separate site sections for the Provincial and Territorial branches
of the CBA.
Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms
Section of the Department of Justice Canada Website
presenting the text of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. The
Charter is an important statement of human rights policy and is enacted
as Schedule B to the Constitution Act 1982 (1982, c.79). In the UK, the
Charter is Schedule B to the Canada Act 1982 (1982, c.11). The Charter
is presented on the site in English and French language versions in HTML
Canadian Human Rights Tribunal
Website for the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal available
in English and French. The Tribunal applies the rights of equality, equal
opportunity, fair treatment, and non- discrimination to cases referred
to it by the Canadian Human Rights Commission. The site provides a database
of decisions from 1990 onwards in full-text HTML format. The decisions
can be searched by year or by complainant's name, and a free-text search
engine is available which searches the content of the whole site. Information
is given for cases in progress, forthcoming hearings, and members of the
Tribunal and contact details.
Canadian Institute for the Administration of Justice
Independent, not-for-profit organisation, based at
the University of Montreal. Conducts research, training and promotes communication
for the improvement of the administration of justice in Canada. The website
includes a calendar of events and a page of useful web links.
Canadian International Trade Tribunal: Appeals
A search-able Web database of Canadian International
Trade Tribunal (CITT) appeals organised by appeal number and by year (1989-date).
The CITT is an administrative tribunal operating within Canada's trade
remedies system and reporting to Parliament through the Minister of Finance.
Canadian Legal Information Institute (CanLII)
The Canadian Legal Information Institute (CanLII)is
a key resource service providing free access to a comprehensive range
of Canadian primary legal materials including federal and provincial laws
and case law. Access to materials is arranged by jurisdiction and collection
with links to full text HTML documents. A sophisticated site search facility
is also provided. The site is available in both English and French, the
official languages of Canada.
Canadian Maritime Law Association
Official Web site for the Canadian Maritime Law Association
(CMLA), an independent body working with government to develop legal provision
for maritime commerce and marine transportation in Canada. The Association
also represents Canada within the international shipping community working
towards uniform development of Canadian and international maritime laws.
Canadian Native Law Cases
A database of all reported Canadian Court decisions
relating to Native Law issues from 1763-1978, made freely available on
the Internet. Cases on appeal to the Privy Council from Canada and some
previously unreported cases are also included in the service. Browse options,
subject index search and full text search facilities are provided. The
database is hosted and maintained by the Native Law Centre of Canada at
the University of Saskatchewan.
Criminal Intelligence Service Canada
Annual reports on organized crime in Canada.
Federal Court of Canada
Official Web site for the Federal Court of Canada,
providing brief background information on the history, constitution and
jurisdiction of the Court. Links to the full-text of the Canada Federal
Court Reports since 1993 are provided, as are a free-text search engine
and an analytical subject search engine of the Reports.
JURIST Canada is the Canadian Service of JURIST Law
Professors' network, maintained by the Bora Laskin Law Library at the
University of Toronto Faculty of Law, Toronto. JURIST Canada is a clearinghouse
of academically- authored and other quality-controlled Canadian legal
resources provided for the convenience of Canadian law teachers, law students,
lawyers and members of the public.
Law Commission of Canada
Website for the Law Commission of Canada established
in July 1997 as an independent law agency accountable to the Parliament
of Canada through the Ministry of Justice. The Commission aims to provide
a critical perspective on Canadian law and take a multi-disciplinary approach
to improving problem areas.
SOSIG Law: Canada
Section of the Social Science Information Gateway identifying
quality web resources concerned with law and legal issues in Canada. Coverage
includes Federal and Provincial resources.
Supreme Court of Canada
Official Web site of the Ottawa based Supreme court
Uniform Law Conference of Canada
Website for the body responsible for promoting legislative
review and harmonisation in Canadian statute law. The site offers a history
of the Conference with texts of its constitution and by-laws, supported
by a bibliography of books and journal articles commenting on its work.
The site lists the current work of the Conference in both civil and criminal
law matters; publishes online study papers; and sets out priorities for
harmonisation with texts of selected Uniform acts.
Part of the WorldLII service containing links to Internet
resources for Canada. A full range of browse and search features are provided
by the site. Browse sections include links covering Canada's Courts, Government,
Law Reform, Legislation, Other Indexes, Parliament and Treaties and International
Agreements.The service presents a global index and search engine for law,
developed by the Australasian Legal Information Institute in the Faculty
of Law at the University of Technology, Sydney.