Canada’s most advanced legal search engine


Designed to help you deliver the best results, quickly and with more confidence than ever before.

 Canada’s most advanced legal search engine
You type a query into the WestlawNext Canada all-in-one search box

You type a query into the WestlawNext Canada all-in-one search box

Just enter your query in simple descriptive words or use BooleanTerms and Connectors. Multiple content types are searched at once. No need to choose a database or even a particular type of content if you don’t want to. A single search will present you with primary sources, commentary, legal memos and pleadings, motions & facta.

WestlawNext Canada searches the most authoritative legal informationWestlawNext Canada searches the most authoritative legal information

Only WestlawNext Canada combines the advantages of state-of-the-art search technology with the most comprehensive, most trusted collection of Canadian primary and exclusive secondary sources. You’ll have confidence knowing you’re drawing from the most accurate and reliable authority.

You are provided with the best results ranked by relevanceYou are provided with the best results ranked by relevance

WestlawNext Canada examines your search terms, citation relationship data in KeyCite Canada, and other document characteristics, to place the most relevant documents on top of your search result list – and it all happens in seconds. You’ll get the best documents for your research and a better understanding of the law.

So you can do your research more efficientlySo you can do your research more efficiently

Save time by using convenient filtering and re-sorting options that let you focus in on the information that is most important to you. WestlawNext Canada lets you easily shape your search results in seconds, so you can conduct your research even more quickly and efficiently.

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Canada's most advanced legal search engine combs our comprehensive content to bring you ranked, relevant results with one plain-language query. Watch the video