Foundations of Canadian Law

Module code: LW2181

This module will introduce you to the Canadian legal system, its sources and role in Canadian society. You'll develop an understanding of the special relationship that Aboriginal Peoples have with the Canadian State, as well as study the different approaches to judicial interpretation. You'll also compare the different branches of Canadian government and investigate the relationships between them.


  • 12 hours of lectures
  • 10 hours of practical classes and workshops
  • 128 hours of guided independent study


  • Exam, 2 hours 15 minutes (100%)