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Case Law


CriminalSource contains a comprehensive collection of criminal, constitutional, evidence, motor vehicle and immigration cases from all Canadian jurisdictions.

The full text case coverage on CriminalSource includes:

  • Decisions published in Carswell Law Reports, including the Criminal Reports (1946 -), Canadian Criminal Cases (1898-), Motor Vehicle Reports (1977 -) and Immigration Law Reporter (1987 -)
  • Supreme Court of Canada and Privy Council decisions from 1876
  • Federal Court decisions reported in the Federal Court Reports from 1971, Exchequer Court decisions through 1970, and Federal Trial Reports from 1977
From the Common Law Jurisdictions:

  • Reported court decisions from 1977
  • Reported tribunal decisions from 1997
  • Unreported court decisions from 1986

From Quebec:

  • Court of Appeal cases reported by Soquij in Jurisprudence Express from 1986 and complete coverage from 1997
  • Superior Court cases reported by Soquij in Jurisprudence Express from 1986 and complete coverage from 2003
  • Court of Quebec cases reported by Soquij in Jurisprudence Express since 1986 and complete coverage from 2003
From Criminal Code Review Boards:

  • Ontario Review Board decisions: select coverage since 2001 and comprehensive coverage since October 2009
  • British Columbia Review Board decisions since 1992

Full-text Decisions from Carswell Law Report Series

Complete coverage of criminal, constitutional, evidence, motor vehicle and immigration decisions ever published in Carswell law reports. These include:

Administrative Law Reports (Admin. L.R.) 1983-
Alberta Law Reports (Alta. L.R.) 1908-33 *
Alberta Law Reports (Alta. L.R.) 1977-
British Columbia Law Reports (B.C.L.R.) 1977-
Business Law Reports (B.L.R.) 1977-
Canada G.S.T. Cases (G.S.T.C.) 1992-
Canada Tax Cases (C.T.C) 1917-
Canadian Bankruptcy Reports (C.B.R.) 1920-
Canadian Cases on Employment Law (C.C.E.L.) 1983-
Canadian Cases on the Law of Insurance (C.C.L.I.) 1983-
Canadian Cases on the Law of Securities (C.C.L.S.) 1994-98 *
Canadian Cases on the Law of Torts (C.C.L.T.) 1976-
Canadian Cases on Pensions and Benefits (C.C.P.B.) 1994-
Canadian Environmental Law Reports (C.E.L.R.) 1987-
Canadian Intellectual Property Reports (C.I.P.R.) 1984-90 *
Carswell's Practice Cases (C.P.C) 1976-
Construction Law Reports (C.L.R.) 1983-
Canadian Reports, Appeal Cases (C.R.A.C.) 1871-78; 1912-13 *
Coutlee's Canada Supreme Court Cases (Cout. S.C.) 1875-1906 *
Criminal Reports (C.R.) 1946- Eastern Law Reporter (E.L.R.) 1906-14 *
Estates and Trusts Reports (E.T.R.) 1977- Fox Patent Cases (Fox Pat.C.) 1940-71 *
Immigration Law Reporter (Imm.L.R.) 1987-
Maritime Provinces Reports (M.P.R.) 1929-68 *
Motor Vehicle Reports (M.V.R.) 1977-
Municipal and Planning Law Reports (M.P.L.R.) 1976-
New Brunswick Reports (N.B.R.) 1867-1929 *
Northwest Territories Reports (N.W.T.R.) 1983-98 *
Nova Scotia Reports (N.S.R.) 1886-1929 *
Ontario Practice Reports (P.R.) 1896-1904 *
Ontario Reports (O.R.) 1935-56
Ontario Weekly Reporter (O.W.R.) 1902-16 *
Personal Property Security Act Cases (P.P.S.A.C.) 1977-
Real Property Reports (R.P.R.) 1977-
Reports of Family Law (R.F.L.) 1971-
Reports of Family Law, Reprint Series (R.F.L. Rep.) 1824-1970 *
Saskatchewan Law Reports (Sask. L.R.) 1916-31 *
Tax Appeal Board Cases (Tax A.B.C.) 1949-71 *
Western Law Reporter (W.L.R.) 1905-16 *
Western Weekly Reports (W.W.R.) 1911-

*Start and end dates are provided for discontinued report series published by Carswell or its licensors.

Full-text Decisions from non-Carswell Law Report Series

Unless otherwise stated, our case law collection covers criminal, evidence, constitutional and immigration court decisions appearing in the following reporters back to 1977, and criminal, constitutional, evidence, motor vehicle and immigration tribunal decisions appearing in these reporters back to 1997.

All court decisions in this collection are reproduced directly from the court files, either precisely as issued by the court or edited by Carswell for transcription and citation errors. All headnotes are written by Carswell. Parallel citations for reported decisions are included where available.


Alberta Labour Relations Board Reports (Alta. L.R.B.R.)
British Columbia Appeal Cases (B.C.A.C.)
Canadian Criminal Cases (C.C.C.)(1898-)
Canadian Human Rights Reporter (C.H.R.R.)
Canadian Labour Law Cases (C.L.L.C.)
Canadian Labour Relations Board Reports (C.L.R.B.R.)
Canadian Native Law Reporter (C.N.L.R.)
Canadian Patent Reporter (C.P.R.)
Canadian Rights Reporter (C.R.R.)
Dominion Law Reports (D.L.R.)(1912-) [criminal cases only]
Dominion Tax Cases (D.T.C.)
Federal Trial Reports (F.T.R.)
Insurance Law Reporter (I.L.R.)
Labour Arbitration Cases (L.A.C.)
Land Compensation Reports (L.C.R.)
Manitoba Reports (Man. R.)
New Brunswick Reports (N.B.R.)
National Reporter (N.R.)
Nova Scotia Reports (N.S.R.)
Newfoundland and Prince Edward Island Reports (Nfld. & P.E.I.R.)
Ontario Appeal Cases (O.A.C.)
Ontario Labour Relations Board Reports (O.L.R.B. Rep.)
Ontario Municipal Board Reports (O.M.B.R.)
Ontario Reports (O.R.) (1935 -)
Saskatchewan Reports (Sask. R.)
Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal Reporter (W.S.I.A.T.R. -- formerly W.C.A.T.R.)
Yukon Reports (Y.R.)


Note:
i.) Decisions from non-Carswell law report series have either been published in Carswell's own law reports, collected from our own archives, or gathered directly from the courts by Carswell before they are entered into Westlaw Canada.
ii.) Carswell's editorial staff classifies these cases, and adds our own headnotes and other value-added information to them.

Full-text Decisions from the Supreme Court of Canada and Privy Council
Coverage includes criminal, constitutional, evidence, motor vehicle and immigration decisions of the Supreme Court of Canada since its establishment in 1875 as well as Privy Council decisions arising out of Canadian courts.

Full-text Decisions from Federal Courts
Coverage includes criminal, constitutional, evidence, motor vehicle and immigration decisions reported in the Federal Court Reports from 1971 forward (with coverage of reported decisions of the Exchequer Court from 1875 to 1970) and decisions reported in Federal Trial Reports from 1977.

Full-text Decisions from Quebec Courts
Coverage of Québec cases is as follows:
  • Court of Appeal cases reported by Soquij in Jurisprudence Express from 1986 and complete coverage from 1997
  • Superior Court cases reported by Soquij in Jurisprudence Express from 1986 and complete coverage from 2003
  • Court of Quebec cases reported by Soquij in Jurisprudence Express since 1986 and complete coverage from 2003

 

Full-text Decisions from Provincial Criminal Code Review Boards
  • Ontario Review Board decisions since 2001
  • British Columbia Review Board decisions since 1992

Criminal Case Views Addition
  • Canadian Criminal Cases Case View (1898 -) and PDFs
  • Dominion Law Report Case View and PDFs (1977-)[criminal cases only]
  • Original PDFs (where available)
  • All Canadian Weekly Summaries (ACWS) View (1912-) [criminal cases only]
  • Weekly Criminal Bulletin (WCB) View (1977-)

Carswell's Criminal Law Digest

Search by issue using Carswell's Criminal Law Digest. Select from a range of topics including:  
  1. General Principles
  2. Charter of Rights and Freedoms
  3. Constitutional Authority
  4. Search and Seizure
  5. Invasion of Privacy (Electronic Surveillance)
  6. Offences (a list of more than fifty common offences)
  7. Defences
  8. Procedure: Pre-trial, Trial, Post-trial
  9. Sentencing
  10. Correctional Issues
  11. Appeals and Extraordinary Remedies
  12. Special Topics: Young Offenders, Dangerous Offenders, Extradition
  13. Evidence (a list of specific evidence topics)


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Legislation

The CriminalSource legislation database contains the full text of all federal, provincial and territorial legislation essential to a criminal law practice.

Federal Legislation
CriminalSource’s ever-expanding federal legislative collection includes the following:
  • Access to Information Act
  • An Act respecting the mandatory reporting of Internet child pornography by persons who provide an Internet service 
  • Assisted Human Reproduction Act
  • Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention Implementation Act
  • Canada Elections Act
  • Canada Evidence Act and Regulations
  • Canada Post Corporation Act 
  • Canadian Bill of Rights
  • Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms
  • Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999
  • Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act
  • Charities Registration (Security Information) Act
  • Competition Act
  • Constitution Act, 1867
  • Contraventions Act and Regulations
  • Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and Regulations
  • Copyright Act
  • Corrections and Conditional Release Act and Regulations
  • Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act
  • Court Martial Appeal Rules
  • Criminal Code and Regulations
  • Criminal Records Act and Regulations
  • Crimes Against Humanity and War Crimes Act
  • Customs Act and Selected Regulations
  • Director of Public Prosecutions Act
  • DNA Identification Act and Regulations
  • Environmental Proection Act, 1999 and Selected Regulations
  • Evaluation of Impaired Operation (Drugs and Alcohol) Regulations
  • Excise Act, 2001
  • Export and Import Permits Act
  • Extradition Act
  • Federal Courts Act and Rules
  • Freezing Assets of Corrupt Foreign Officials Act and Regulations
  • Firearms Act and Regulations
  • Identification of Criminals Act
  • Immigration and Refugee Protection Act and Selected Regulations ·
  • Income Tax Act
  • International Transfer of Offenders Act
  • Interpretation Act
  • Justice for Victims of Terrorism Act
  • Military Rules of Evidence
  • Motor Vehicle Transport Act and Selected Regulations
  • Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters Act
  • National Defence Act
  • National Parole Board Rules
  • Patent Act
  • Prisons and Reformatories Act
  • Privacy Act
  • Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act and Regulations
  • Quarantine Act
  • Secure Electronic Signatures Regulations
  • Security of Information Act
  • Security Offences Act
  • Seized Property Management Act and Regulations
  • Sex Offender Information Registration Act and Regulations
  • Supreme Court Act and Rules
  • United Nations Act and Regulations
  • Witness Protection Program Act
  • Youth Criminal Justice Act and Regulations
Legislation - Provincial
CriminalSource’s ever-expanding provincial legislative collection includes the following:

Alberta 
  • Alberta Court of Queen's Bench Rules Respecting Pre-Trial Conferences 
  • Alberta Evidence Act
  • Alberta Rules of Court
  • Blood Samples Act
  • Body Armour Control Act and Regulations
  • Corrections Act
  • Court of Queen's Bench for Alberta Summary Conviction Appeal Rules
  • Criminal Notoriety Act and Regulations
  • Drug-Endangered Children Act and Regulations
  • Criminal Notoriety Act and Regulations
  • Health Information Act
  • Jury Act
  • Languages in the Courts Regulations
  • Mandatory Reporting of Child Pornography Act
  • Missing Persons Act and Regulations
  • Notice to the Attorney General Act
  • Police Act and Regulations
  • Protection Against Family Violence Act and Regulations
  • Protection of Children Abusing Drugs Act and Regulations
  • Protection of Sexually Exploited Children Act and Regulations
  • Provincial Offences Procedure Act
  • Safer Communities and Neighbourhoods Act
  • Scrap Metal Dealers and Recyclers Identification Act
  • Security Services and Investigators Act and Regulations
  • Tobacco Reduction Act ·
  • Traffic Safety Act and Regulations
  • Victims Restitution and Compensation Payment Act and Regulations ·
  • Witness Security Act and Regulations ·
  • Youth Justice Act and Regulations
British Columbia 
  • Armoured Vehicle and After-Market Compartment Control Act
  • Body Armour Control Act and Regulations
  • British Columbia Court of Appeal Criminal Appeal Rules, 1986
  • Civil Rights Protection Act
  • Civil Forfeiture Act and Regulations
  • Community Safety Act
  • Coroners Act and Regulations
  • County Court Summary Conviction Appeal Rules, 1976
  • Correction Act
  • Criminal Asset Management Act and Regulations
  • Criminal Code Victim Surcharge Regulation
  • Criminal Records Review Act and Regulations
  • Criminal Rules of the Supreme Court of British Columbia ·
  • Crime Victim Assistance Act and Regulations
  • Crown Counsel Agreement Continuation Act
  • Crown Counsel Act
  • E-Health (Personal Health Information Access and Protection of Privacy) Act and Regulations
  • Emergency Intervention Disclosure Act and Regulations
  • Evidence Act and Regulations
  • Federal Contraventions Forms Regulations
  • Firearm Act
  • Gunshot and Stab Wound Disclosure Act
  • Jury Act
  • Legal Services Society Act and Selected Regulations
  • Metal Dealers and Recyclers Act and Regulations
  • Motor Vehicle Act and Regulations
  • Offence Act and Regulations
  • Office for Children and Youth Act
  • Parole Act
  • Police Act and Regulations
  • Private Investigators and Security Agencies Act and Regulations (Selected) ·
  • Provincial Court of British Columbia Criminal Caseflow Management Rules
  • Provincial Court Practice Directions Regulation
  • Safe Streets Act
  • Special Accounts Appropriation and Control Act and Regulations
  • Secure Care Act
  • Sex Offender Registry Act
  • Tobacco Control Act
  • Tobacco Tax Act
  • Victims of Crime Act
  • Wildlife Act
  • Youth Justice Act and Regulations
Manitoba
  • The Adult Abuse Registry Act and Regulations
  • The Body Armour and Fortified Vehicle Control Act and Regulations
  • The Child Exploitation and Human Trafficking Act and Regulations
  • The Civil Remedies Against Organized Crime Act ·
  • The Correctional Services Act and Regulations
  • The Court Security Act
  • The Criminal Property Forfeiture Act and Regulations
  • The Cross-Border Policing Act
  • The Crown Attorneys Act
  • The Domestic Violence and Stalking Act and Regulations
  • The Drivers and Vehicles Act
  • The Fortified Buildings Act and Regulations
  • The Gunshot and Stab Wounds Mandatory Reporting Act
  • The Highway Traffic Act and Regulations
  • The Jury Act
  • The Justice for Victims of Child Pornography Act
  • The Legal Aid Services Society of Manitoba Act and Selected Regulations
  • The Manitoba Court of Queen's Bench Rules (Criminal)
  • The Manitoba Criminal Appeal Rules
  • The Manitoba Evidence Act
  • The Manitoba Rules of Practice Respecting Reduction in the Number of Years of Imprisonment Without Eligibility for Parole
  • The Missing Persons Act and Regulations
  • The Off-Road Vehicles Act
  • The Personal Information Protection and Identity Theft Prevention Act
  • The Police Services Act and Selected Regulations
  • The Private Investigators and Security Guards Act and Regulations
  • The Profits of Criminal Notoriety Act and Regulations
  • The Protection of Persons in Care Act and Regulations
  • The Provincial Court Act and Selected Regulations
  • The Provincial Offences Act
  • The Provincial Police Act
  • The Registration of Property Restraint Orders Act
  • The Safer Communities and Neighbourhoods Act and Regulations
  • The Service Animals Protection Act
  • The Summary Convictions Act and Selected Regulations
  • The Testing of Bodily Fluids and Disclosure Act and Regulations
  • The Use of Animals to Shield Unlawful Activities Act
  • The Victims' Bill of Rights and Selected Regulations
  • The Witness Security Act
New Brunswick
  • Civil Forfeiture Act
  • Coroners Act
  • Corrections Act
  • Court Security Act
  • Criminal Prosecution Expenses Act
  • Cross-border Policing Act
  • Crown Prosecutors Act
  • Custody and Detention of Young Persons Act and Regulations
  • Entry Warrant Act
  • Evidence Act
  • Family Services Act
  • Guardianship of Children Act
  • Habeas Corpus Act
  • Highway Act and Regulations
  • Jury Act
  • Legal Aid Act and Selected Regulations
  • Management of Seized and Forfeited Property Act
  • Mental Health Act
  • Motor Vehicle Act and Selected Regulations
  • New Brunswick Court of Queen's Bench Rules Respecting Pre-Trial Conferences
  • New Brunswick Court of Queen's Bench Summary Conviction Appeal Rules
  • New Brunswick Criminal Appeal Rule 63 With Respect to Criminal Appeals to the Court of Appeals
  • New Brunswick Criminal Appeal Rule 65 With Respect to Mandamus, Certiorari, and Prohibition in Criminal Matters
  • New Brunswick Rules of Practice Respecting Reduction in the Number of Years of Imprisonment Without Eligibility for Parole
  • New Brunswick Summary Conviction Appeal Rule 64 with Respect to Summary Conviction Appeals to the Court of Queen's Bench
  • Personal Health Information Privacy and Access Act and Regulations
  • Police Act and Selected Regulations
  • Provincial Court Act and Selected Regulations
  • Provincial Offences Procedure Act and Selected Regulations
  • Provincial Offences Procedure for Young Persons Act
  • Queen's Counsel and Precedence Act
  • Recording of Evidence Act and Regulations
  • Right to Information and Protection of Privacy Act and Regulations
  • Safer Communities and Neighbourhoods Act and Regulations
  • Trespass Act
  • Victims Services Act

Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Adult Corrections Act
  • Adult Protection Act
  • Age for Presumptive Offences Order
  • Agreement for Policing the Province
  • Animal Health and Protection Act
  • Children and Youth Care Protection Act
  • Court Security Act, 2010 and Regulations
  • Detention of Intoxicated Persons Act
  • Evidence Act
  • Exhumation Act
  • Family Violence Protection Act
  • Fatalities Investigations Act
  • Highway Traffic Act and Regulations
  • Interprovincial Subpoena Act and Selected Regulations
  • Judicature Act
  • Jury Act, 1991 and Selected Regulations
  • Justices Act 
  • Legal Aid Act and Selected Regulations
  • Level of Custody Determinations Order
  • Mental Health Care and Treatment Act and Regulations
  • Motorized Snow Vehicles and All-Terrain Vehicles Act
  • Neglected Adults Welfare Act
  • Newfoundland District Courts Criminal Appeals Rules, 1976
  • Newfoundland Rules of Practice Respecting Reduction in the Number of Years of Imprisonment Without Eligibility for Parole · Newfoundland Trial Division of the Supreme Court Criminal Appeal Rules
  • Newfoundland Trial Division of the Supreme Court Rules Respecting Pre-Trial Conferences
  • Prisons Act
  • Provincial Court Act and Selected Regulations
  • Provincial Court Family Violence Protection Rules
  • Provincial Offences Act and Selected Regulations
  • Public Investigations Evidence Act
  • Queen's Counsel Act
  • Royal Newfoundland Constabulary Act, 1992 and Selected Regulations 
  • Rules of the Provincial Court of Newfoundland and Labrador in Criminal Proceedings
  • Safer Communities and Neighbourhoods Act
  • Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador – Court of Appeal Criminal Appeal Rules (2002)
  • Supreme Court of Newfoundland, Trial Division Rules for Orders in the Nature of Certiorari, Habeas Corpus, Mandamus and Prohibition
  • Victim Surcharge Order 
  • Victims of Crime Services Act
  • Young Persons Offences Act


Northwest Territories
  • All-Terrain Vehicles Act and Selected Regulations
  • Child and Family Services Act
  • Coroners Act
  • Corrections Act
  • Criminal Appeal Rules of the Supreme Court of the Northwest Territories
  • Department of Justice Act
  • Evidence Act and Selected Regulations
  • Explosives Use Act
  • International Child Abduction Act
  • Interprovincial Subpoenas Act
  • Judicature Act
  • Jury Act and Selected Regulations
  • Justices of the Peace Act
  • Legal Aid Act
  • Legal Profession Act
  • Legal Services Act and Selected Regulations
  • Mental Health Act
  • Northwest Territories Rules of Practice Respecting Applications and Hearings concerning a Reduction in the Number of Years of Imprisonment Without Eligibility for Parole
  • Pawnbrokers and Second-hand Dealers Act
  • Royal Canadian Mounted Police Agreement Act
  • Rules of the Court of Appeals for the Northwest Territories as to A. Criminal Appeals B. Bail on Appeals
  • Summary Convictions Procedure Act 
  • Tlicho Community Government Act
  • Victim Surcharge Time for Payment Order
  • Victims of Crime Act
  • Youth Criminal Justice Act Regulations
  • Youth Justice Act and Regulations

Nova Scotia 
  • Adult Protection Act
  • Alternative Penalty Act
  • Animal Protection Act
  • Assets Management and Disposition Act
  • Body Armour Control Act
  • Change of Name Act
  • Child Abduction Act
  • Child Pornography Reporting Act and Regulations
  • Children and Family Services Act
  • Civil Forfeiture Act and Regulations
  • Civil Procedure Rules
  • Correctional Services Act and Selected Regulations
  • Court Officials Act
  • Court Security Act
  • Criminal Appeal Rule
  • Cross-border Policing Act
  • Cyber-safety Act and Regulations 
  • Corrections Act
  • Domestic Violence Intervention Act and Regulations
  • Evidence Act
  • Fee Waivers for Victims Regulations
  • Gunshot Wounds Mandatory Reporting Act
  • Health Protection Act
  • Involuntary Psychiatric Treatment Act and Regulations
  • Juries Act and Regulations
  • Legal Aid Act and Regulations
  • Mandatory Testing and Disclosure Act and Regulations
  • Missing Persons Act
  • Motor Vehicle Act and Regulations
  • Nova Scotia Civil Procedure Rules
  • Nova Scotia Rules of Practice Respecting Applications and Hearings Concerning a Reduction in the Number of Years of Imprisonment Without Eligibility for Parole
  • Nova Scotia Supreme Court Criminal Rules
  • Nova Scotia Supreme Court Rule 66 as to Summary Appeals
  • Nova Scotia Supreme Court Rules Respecting Pre-Trial Conferences
  • Personal Health Information Act and Regulations
  • Personal Information International Disclosure Protection Act and Regulations
  • Police Act and Selected Regulations ·
  • Police Services Act
  • Prescription Monitoring Act and Regulations
  • Public Interest Disclosure of Wrongdoing Act and Regulations
  • Public Prosecutions Act
  • Rules of the Appeal Division of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia as to Criminal Appeals
  • Rule 63 -- Summary Conviction Appeal
  • Rule 64 -- Prerogative Writ
  • Rule 91 -- Criminal Appeal
  • Safe Collection of Scrap Metal Act
  • Safer Communities and Neighbourhoods Act and Regulations
  • Security and Investigative Services Act
  • Summary Proceedings Act and Selected Regulations
  • Victims Rights And Services Act
  • Youth Justice Act and Regulations
Nunavut
  • All-terrain Vehicles Act
  • Child and Family Services Act
  • Coroners Act
  • Corrections Act (Nunavut)
  • Curfew Act
  • Department of Justice Act
  • Determination of Levels of Custody Order
  • Donation of Food Act
  • Evidence Act (Nunavut) and Selected Regulations
  • Family Abuse Intervention Act and Regulations
  • International Child Abduction Act
  • Interprovincial Subpoenas Act
  • Jury Act and Selected Regulations
  • Justices of the Peace Act and Selected Regulations
  • Legal Profession Act
  • Legal Services Act (Nunavut) and Selected Regulations
  • Mental Health Act
  • Motor Vehicles Act (Nunavut) and Regulations
  • Official Languages Act
  • Pawnbrokers and Second-hand Dealers Act·
  • Royal Canadian Mounted Police Agreement Act
  • Summary Convictions Procedures Act (Nunavut)
  • Victims of Crime Act (Nunavut)
  • Young Offenders Act (Nunavut)
  • Youth Criminal Justice Act (Nunavut) and Regulations

Ontario 
  • Administration of Justice Act and Selected Regulations
  • Ammunition Regulation Act, 1994 and Regulations
  • Animal Health Act, 2009 and Regulations
  • Bail Act
  • Building Code Act, 1992
  • Child and Family Services Act
  • Christopher's Law (Sex Offender Registry), 2000 and Regulations
  • Civil Remedies Act, 2001 and Regulations
  • Coroners Act and Regulations
  • Court Reporters and Court Monitors Regulation (made under the Administration of Justice Act)
  • Criminal Proceeding Rules for the Superior Court of Justice (Ontario)
  • Criminal Rules of the Ontario Court of Justice
  • Crown Attorneys Act
  • Crown Witnesses Act
  • Disorderly Houses Act
  • Domestic Violence Protection Act, 2000
  • Electricity Act, 1998
  • Employment Protection For Foreign Nationals Act (Live-in Caregives and Others), 2009 and Regulations
  • Evidence Act and Regulations
  • Film Classification Act, 2005
  • Fines and Forfeitures Act
  • Habeas Corpus Act
  • Health Protection and Promotion Act and Selected Regulations
  • Highway Traffic Act and Regulations
  • Imitation Firearms Regulation Act, 2000
  • Improving Customer Service for Road Users Act, 2001 and Regulations
  • Juries Act
  • Legal Aid Services Act, 1998 and Selected Regulations
  • Mandatory Blood Testing Act, 2006 and Regulations
  • Mandatory Gunshot Wounds Reporting Act, 2005
  • Motorized Snow Vehicles Act
  • Ministry of Correctional Services Act
  • Narcotics Safety and Awareness Act, 2010 and Regulations
  • Off-Road Vehicles Act and Regulations
  • Ontario Court of Appeal Criminal Appeal Rules
  • Ontario Provincial Police Collective Bargaining Act
  • Ontario Review of Parole Ineligibility Rules (Rule 50)
  • Ontario Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act and Regulations
  • Payday Loans Act, 2008 and Regulations
  • Photo Card Act, 2008 and Regulations
  • Police Services Act and Regulations
  • Private Security and Investigative Services Act, 2005 and Regulations
  • Prohibiting Profiting from Recounting Crimes Act, 2002 and Regulations
  • Provincial Offences Act
  • Public Inquiries Act, 2009 and Regulations
  • Rescuing Children from Sexual Exploitation Act, 2002
  • Safe Streets Act, 1999
  • Skin Cancer Prevention Act (Tanning Beds), 2013
  • Victims' Bill of Rights, 1995
  • Victims' Right to Proceeds of Crime Act, 1994 and Regulations

 Prince Edward Island

  • Adult Protection Act
  • Child Protection Act
  • Coroners Act
  • Correctional Services Act
  • Court Security Act
  • Donation of Food Act
  • Electronic Evidence Act
  • Evidence Act
  • Habeas Corpus Act
  • Highway Traffic Act and Regulations ·
  • Interprovincial Subpoena Act
  • Judicature Act
  • Jury Act 
  • Legal Profession Act
  • Mental Health Act
  • Narcotics Safety and Awareness Act and Regulations
  • Off- Highway Vehicle Act and Regulations
  • Police Act and Regulations
  • Prince Edward Island -- Criminal Appeal Rules of Court
  • Prince Edward Island Supreme Court Rules Respecting Pre-Trial Conferences
  • Probation Acts and Regulations
  • Provincial Court Act and Selected Regulations
  • Roads Act and Selected Regulations
  • Summary Proceedings Act
  • Victims of Crime Act
  • Victims of Family Violence Act
  • Youth Justice Act
Quebec
  • An Act respecting assistance and compensation for victims of crime
  • An Act respecting Attorney General's prosecutors
  • An Act respecting bargaining units in the social affairs sector
  • An Act respecting correctional services
  • An Act respecting labour relations, vocational training and workforce management in the construction industry
  • An Act respecting the process of negotiation of the collective agreements in the public and parapublic sectors
  • An Act respecting payment of certain witnesses
  • An Act to promote the parole of inmates
  • Charter of Human Rights and Freedoms
  • Code of Penal Procedure ·
  • Highway Safety Code and Selected Regulations
  • Legal Aid Act
  • Police Act and Selected Regulations
  • Public Service Act
  • Quebec Rules of Practice Respecting Reduction in the Number of Years of Imprisonment without Eligibility for Parole
  • Regulation of the Court of Quebec
  • Rules of Practice in Criminal Matters in the Court of Appeal of Quebec
  • Rules of Practice of the Superior Court of the Province of Quebec, Criminal Division, 2002
  • Rules of the Municipal Courts
  • Workers' Compensation Act
  • Youth Protection Act

Saskatchewan
  • The Advocate for Children and Youth Act
  • The All Terrain Vehicles Act
  • The Commissioners of Oaths Act, 2012 and Regulations
  • The Constitutional Questions Act, 2012
  • The Correctional Services Act, 2012 and Regulations
  • The Court of Appeal Act, 2000
  • [The] Court of Queen's Bench for Saskatchewan Summary Conviction Appeal Rules
  • The Court Officials Act, 2012 and Regulations
  • The Court Security Act
  • The Criminal Enterprise Suppression Act
  • The Department of Justice Act
  • The Evidence Act and Selected Regulations
  • The Foreign Worker Recruitment and Immigration Services Act
  • The Government Organization Act and Selected Regulations
  • The Highway Traffic Act
  • The Highways and Transportation Act, 1997 and Selected Regulations
  • The Jury Act, 1998and Regulations
  • The Legal Aid Act and Selected Regulations
  • The Mandatory Testing and Disclosure (Bodily Substances) Act and Regulations
  • The Missing Persons and Presumption of Death Act
  • The Pawned Property (Recording) Act and Regulations
  • The Penalties and Forfeitures Act
  • The Police Act, 1990 and Selected Regulations
  • The Privacy Act
  • The Private Investigators and Security Guards Act, 1997
  • The Profits of Criminal Notoriety Act
  • The Provincial Court Act, 1998
  • The Public Inquiries Act, 2013
  • The Queen's Bench Rules
  • The Safer Communities and Neighbourhoods Act
  • [The] Saskatchewan Court of Queen's Bench Rules Respecting Pre-Trial Conferences
  • [The] Saskatchewan Review of Parole Ineligibility Rules
  • The Seizure of Criminal Property Act, 2009
  • The Summary Offences Procedure Act, 1990  and Selected Regulations
  • The Traffic Safety Act and Regulations
  • The Traffic Safety Court of Saskatchewan Act and Regulations
  • The Trespass to Property Act
  • The Vehicle Administration Act
  • The Victims of Crime Act, 1995 and Regulations
  • The Victims of Domestic Violence Act
  • The Witness Protection Act
  • The Youth Justice Administration Act

Yukon
  • Adult Protection and Decision Making Act
  • Animal Protection Act
  • Child and Family Services Act
  • Coroners Act
  • Corrections Act
  • Corrections Act, 2009
  • Corrections (Young Offenders Act) Regulations 
  • Court Jurisdictions and Proceedings Transfer Act
  • Court of Appeal Act
  • Child and Youth Advocate Act
  • Crime Prevention and Victim Services Trust Act
  • Department of Justice Act
  • Electronic Evidence Act
  • Evidence Act
  • Family Violence Prevention Act and Regulations
  • Fine Option Act
  • Interprovincial Subpoena Act
  • Jails Act
  • Judicature Act
  • Legal Services Society Act
  • Mental Health Act
  • Motor Vehicles Act and Regulations
  • Recording of Evidence Act and Regulations
  • Safer Communities and Neighbourhoods Act
  • Summary Convictions Act
  • Victims of Crime Act and Regulations
  • Young Persons Offences Act
  • Yukon Territory Court of Appeal Criminal Appeal Rules, 1993
  • Yukon Territory Rules Governing Summary Conviction Appeals, 1978
  • Yukon Territory Supreme Court Rules for Pre-hearing Conferences in Criminal Matters

 


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Annotations

CriminalSource contains a comprehensive series of annotations linked directly from a section of criminal legislation.
Sources of annotations include:
  • Tremeear's Annotated Criminal Code
  • Tremeear's Related Criminal Statutes
  • Bloomenfeld, Youth Criminal Justice Act Manual
  • Martin's Annual Criminal Code
  • Martin's Related Criminal Statutes
  • Cournoyer & Ouimet's Code criminel annoté
  • Crankshaw's Criminal Code of Canada
  • Nadin-Davis Canadian Sentencing Digest

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Commentary

CriminalSource contains an extensive collection of Carswell's criminal law commentary selected by an expert panel consisting of Superior Court justices, leading practitioners and academics.

Highlights of CriminalSource's commentary include: 
  • Clewley, McDermott and Young, Sentencing: The Practitioner's Guide
  • Coughlan, Ferguson and Seshagiri, Annual Review of Criminal Law
  • Ewaschuk, Criminal Pleadings & Practice in Canada
  • Gibson, Canadian Criminal Code Offences
  • Gibson, Criminal Law, Evidence, Practice and Procedure
  • Hill, Tanovich and Strezos, McWilliams Canadian Criminal Evidence
  • MacFarlane, Frater and Michaelson, Drug Offences in Canada, Fourth Edition
  • Salhany, Canadian Criminal Procedure
  • Segal, Disclosure and Production in Criminal Cases
  • Watt, Watt's Manual of Criminal Evidence
Current awareness tools
Timely commentary by experts, including analysis of current developments and highlights of important new case law and legislation across Canada.

CriminalSource's current awareness tools include: 
  • Watt's Criminal Law and Evidence Newsletter: Authored by Justice David Watt. It is published every two weeks.
  • Law report articles from Carswell's Criminal Reports and Motor Vehicle Reports.
  • Journal articles from Carswell's Canadian Criminal Law Review and Criminal Law Quarterly.
  • The Milligan Criminal Law Advisor. Authored by Jeffrey Milligan. It is published every month.
  • Cournoyer-Ouimet en bref. Authored by Mr. Justice Guy Cournoyer and leading defence counsel Gilles Ouimet. It is published every month.
  • Segal’s Motor Vehicle and Impaired Driving Newsletter. Authored by Murray Segal. It is published every two weeks.
  • Mack Criminal Law Newsletter. Authored by Assistant Crown Attorney Dallas Mack.  It is published every two weeks.
  • The Police Powers Newsletter.
    authored by Justice Michelle Fuerst, Crown Attorney Michal Fairburn and Defence Attorney Scott Fenton. - See more at: http://www.westlawnextcanada.com/westlaw-products/criminalsource/#sthash.OeSqIzzr.dpuf
    Authored by Madam Justice Michelle Fuerst, Michal Fairburn and Scott Fenton. It is published monthly.
  • For the Defence by the Criminal Lawyers’ Association. Five issues per year.
Other tools
  • Offence Tables from Tremeear's Annotated Criminal Code.
  • Offence Grid from Martin's Annual Criminal Code.
  • Classification scheme from Canadian Criminal Cases and Weekly Criminal Bulletin

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KeyCite Canada

KeyCite Canada is the citation research service adapted from The Canadian Abridgment’s suite of citator products (Canadian Case Citations, Canadian Statute Citations, Rules Judicially Considered) for Westlaw Canada. Carswell has been setting the standard for citing case law in Canada since 1951. Carswell’s legislative citator was developed in 1970 and continues to be the only legislative citator in Canada. You can use KeyCite Canada to note up Canadian cases and legislation.

KeyCite Canada for cases includes the full history of all Canadian reported cases back to 1867, plus judicial treatments of Canadian and foreign cases discussed in Canadian decisions that fall within the following coverage:

  • Selective coverage of reported cases since 1867
  • Comprehensive coverage of reported cases since 1977,
  • Comprehensive coverage of unreported cases since 1986.

KeyCite Canada for legislation includes judicial treatment of Canadian and foreign statutes in Canadian decisions that fall within the following coverage:
  • Selective coverage of reported cases since 1970,
  • Comprehensive coverage of reported cases since 1977,
  • Comprehensive coverage of unreported cases since 1986.

KeyCite Canada also includes judicial consideration of the Rules of Court of the Supreme Court of Canada, the Federal Court, the territories, and each province with the exception of Quebec.

KeyCite Canada provides the following information:
  • The history of Canadian cases,
  • The judicial consideration of any case, Canadian or foreign, in a Canadian judicial decision,
  • The judicial consideration by Canadian courts of Canadian federal, provincial and territorial statutes, as well as international treaties and foreign statutes, and
  • Citing references to cases from secondary sources on Westlaw Canada

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