Covers Research Essentials (Effective strategies and techniques for Canadian legal research, finding and using secondary sources, finding and analyzing cases, updating your research, legal writing, legal research FAQs); Electronic Research (Bookmark list, guides and search syntax charts to help you use QUICKLAW, Westlaw, CARSWELL, free Internet legal sites such as CANLII, and other electronic research tools); Statutory Research (Become proficient in researching Canadian federal and provincial statutes and regulations in print and electronically); and Other Jurisdictions (Link to information about researching the law of the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, European Union, and International Law).
Intellectual property issues are now very current as digital technology makes copying and manipulating text and images so much easier. Leslie Harris is the author of "Canadian Copyright Law." Her web site contains information about Canadian and international copyright law, digital property, media, and other intellectual property issues of interest to anyone concerned with copying information available in print or digital media (multimedia, desktop publishing, animation, etc.).
An excellent guide to every aspect of researching Canadian law. Topics include Steps in Legal Research, Case Law Research, Finding Federal Statutues and Regulations, Secondary Sources, and database research including Quicklaw and LawSource.
Excellent guide from the University of Toronto Libraries. Includes brief descriptions of the types of publications produced by all levels of parliament (e.g. Hansard, journals, notice papers, etc.), as well as tools to locate them.
The online source of the consolidated acts and regulations of Canada. The consolidations are generally updated on a weekly basis. As of 2009, these online sources are 'official'. Site includes constitutional documents.