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Canada law resource page with links to the Canada constitution, Canada government, Canada legal research, Canada law firms, Canada law, and Canada legislative bodies.
- Canadian Competition Policy Page
In English, documents available in both French and English. "Devoted to the
dissemination of information on competition law and economics in Canada and
around the world." Site includes the text of the Competition Act and the
Competition Tribunal Act, decisions of the Competition Tribunal, links to other
competition sites, information about conferences, etc..
- Competition Tribunal
In English or French. Site includes decisions, legislation, membership, general
information about the Tribunal, and more.
Courts of Last Resort
- Supreme Court of Canada
- Home Page
In English (also available in French). Site includes the Court agenda, press releases, rules and forms of the Court, information about the Court and its history, and links to its rulings, the library and the Supreme Court Act.
- Supreme Court Rulings
In English (also available in French). From the LexUM. Site includes judgments published in the Supreme Court Reports (S.C.R.) from 1985 to the present.
Emigration and Immigration Law
Freedom of Information
- Canadian FOI Resource Website
- The Aboriginal Justice Strategy
The Aboriginal Justice Strategy (AJS) "composed of three components: community-based justice programs that are cost-shared with provincial and territorial governments, the Aboriginal Justice Learning Network and self-government negotiations in the field of administration of justice. Of these three, only the community-based justice programs provide contribution funding to Aboriginal communities."
- Indian Act
- BC Immigration
Canadian immigration lawyer based in Vancouver and Victoria BC, that specializes in American and British nationals wishing to immigrate to British Columbia, Canada.
Justice, Administration of
Law Firm Directories
- Access to Justice Network (ACJNet)
In English or French.
- Canadian Legal and Government Resources
By Alan Gahtan.
- Doing Legal Research in Canada
By Ted Tjaden. Published on LLRX May 1, 2000, updated June 1, 2002.
From the University of Montreal.
- Overview of Sources of Canadian Law on the Web (Update 3)
By Louise Tsang. Published on LLRX July 15, 2002.
Canada's largest legal database provider, Quicklaw has over 1000 searchable
databases and bulletin boards of full text judgments from all court levels and
many administrative tribunals in Canada, as well as full text databases of
legislation, tax and news. [Coverage includes US, Canada, UK, Australia and the Caribbean].
- Parliament Internet Parlementaire
In English or French. Site provides access to the official publications
of Parliament as well as to general information about the
role, history, proceedings and activities of the Senate, the House of
Commons and the Library of Parliament.
"An essential research tool for finding information on legislation currently before Parliament."--Opening page [March 11, 2003].
Libel and Slander
Canada's free lawyer referral service.
- Cross Border Tax and Transactions
This site provides information for individuals and
businesses seeking to invest or expand internationally, whether from the
US or Canada or to the US or Canada. The site is maintained by Dave
Roberts, a lawyer admitted in the US, Canada and England.
Tobacco Law and Legislation
- Canada and NAFTA
Canada and the North American Free Trade Agreement, from Commerce International Canada.
- Canado-American Treaties
- In English or French. "This Web site provides free access to the text of all bilateral treaties established between the United States of America and Canada from 1783 to 1997. This site is the result of the cooperation of the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, (Government of Canada) the Library of International Relations (Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology), and the LexUM."
U.S. Law School Study Abroad Programs to Canada