Foundations of Canadian Law

Module code: LW2181
Module co-ordinator: Troy Lavers

This module will introduce you to the Canadian legal system, its sources and role in Canadian society. You will 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 will also compare the different branches of Canadian government and investigate the relationships between them.


  • 12 one-hour lectures
  • 10 one-hour workshops


  • Exam, 2 hours 15 minutes (100%)