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Researching the Law of Canada

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About This Guide

This research guide provides a brief introduction to Canadian legal research. 

Good Starting Points

Handbooks and Textbooks

If you are new to legal research, or just want a good primer on Canadian legal research, start with one of the texts listed below.

Other Tools:

Elvira Embser-Herbert
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Credits:  This guide is based upon  earlier versions created by Mary Rumsey and updated by Suzanne Thorpe.


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