WestlawNext Canada is the preferred legal research service among law students*

From student to lawyer…

Welcome to WestlawNext Canada: providing you with the complimentary research tools that you need to excel right now and throughout your legal career.


Register Your Password

Register your Password

Register your Password and Law School profile:


Step one
Step two
Step three

Obtain your
registration key
from your Law
Librarian

Click the Register button below to create your WestlawNext
Canada username and
password (known as OnePass)

Note: these will be valid for the duration of your studies.

Sign on with your
new username and
password. When
prompted for a Client
ID, enter your initials.

Register Now

Download Step by Step Instruction Sheet:
English » | French »

Already Registered Users: Start your research now

 

 

If you’re a student transferring from one Canadian Law School to another, go to the registration page at lawschool.westlaw.com/register to change your school affiliation. You will need your existing OnePass Username and Password to begin the process.

If your graduation date changes e.g. you move to an LL.M or combined MBA program, you may request a graduation date change by contacting carswell.techsupport@tr.com explaining the reason for your request and new anticipated graduation date.

Tech support

Need help with passwords? Call our Tech Support at 1-800-387-5164
or email techsupport.legaltaxcanada@tr.com


Gratis Program Academic License Agreemen

Review our Gratis Program Academic License Agreement for details of appropriate academic use.
Download PDF English » | Download PDF French »


Research Assistance and Technical Support

Research Assistance and Technical Support


Get help with any research questions you have or technical issues you
may experience.

Research Assistance

Research Assistance

Have research questions? Not sure where to find what you’re looking for, or how to structure your search? Our team of research experts are an email or phone call away, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week!

researchsupport.legaltaxcanada@tr.com

1-800-387-5164, option 3, then option 1


Tech Support

Technical Support

Having trouble with your password? Or things not displaying properly? Our Tech Support team is there for you, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week!

techsupport.legaltaxcanada@tr.com

1-800-387-5164, option 2, then option 1 for password help, or option 2 for all other technical issues


Learning Resources

Learning Resources


We are here to help you efficiently use WestlawNext Canada services. A wide variety of Quick Reference Cards, Guides and Videos are available online at the Customer Learning Centre



Getting Started Guide
English | Français

Academic Quick Reference Guide
English
| Français

Pathways to the Law
English | Français

Guidelines for Writing Legal Memos
English
| Français

SuperCharge your Research (Using the CED and The Canadian Abridgment Digests)
English | Français

Abridgment citation abbreviations list
English and/et français

More Guides »

Enhance your research skills by attending one of our training sessions:


Introduction to WestlawNext Canada

Join us for an online webinar giving an overview of the key content and functions of WestlawNext Canada. Held bi-weekly. Register here


On campus sessions

Contact us at carswell.learning@tr.com to arrange for one of our Certified Learning Consultants to conduct a training session for you or your class.


More training options »

What’s Included in the Service 

Want to know more about what’s included in your complimentary access?

Learn more »


Faculty Resources

Faculty Resources


WestlawNext Canada is pleased to extend complimentary access to law school faculty members and librarians.

Search, browse and request desk copies with ease. Carswell Desktop Copy Program »

The West Education Network® (TWEN®) »
TWEN is an online extension of the classroom that provides law school professors and faculty members with
web-based course management tools

Register your password »


Find your Campus Rep

Find your Campus Rep


Campus Representatives and Learning Consultants

Our WestlawNext Canada Law Student Reps are on campus to help you successfully access and use WestlawNext Canada. Watch for their Twitter and Facebook Contests that help to sharpen your research skills.


Pro Bono Students Canada


PBSC Research Support for Pro Bono Students Canada (PBSC)


Featured News

Featured News


Canadian Lawyer 4Students
Exclusive news and views from and for students at Canadian law schools.

Canadian Lawyer
Canada’s leading independent legal magazine, delivering unbiased reporting and analysis to lawyers, judges, corporate counsel and students-at-law who consider it a "must-read."

Law Times
Covering Ontario’s Legal Scene.

InHouse
Connecting with Canadian corporate counsel and senior executives.


Resources for Graduating Students

Resources for Graduating Students


For Your Future Law Practice: Resources and Solutions from Thomson Reuters


*This study represents the opinions of law students in schools outside of Quebec. Survey conducted by
Thomson Reuters Canada in April 2015 Margin of error on these results were +/- 3.1%