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Definition: Resources on legal topics for teachers and students.

For resources that are related to the Alberta curriculum, see LawCentralSchools.

Alberta Resources

The Famous 5 Heritage Edukit

Together, they are known as the Famous 5—the women who struggled to have women declared "persons" so they could be appointed to the Canadian Senate. Individually, each was a prominent women's leader in her own right. The Famous 5 Heritage Edukit is based on the Nation Builders Teacher Resource Guide, produced by a senior Social Studies consultant on contract to the Famous 5 Foundation. Included are three lesson plans for both elementary and junior/senior high school students that address topics such as the Persons Case, Families and Communities and Citizenship.

Related keywords: Classroom materials, Legal history

Courts Virtual Tour uses surround video to give a 360 degree view and navigation of Alberta Courtrooms. Virtual tours offer navigational links that allow you to move throughout the courtroom, tours include the: Court of Appeal; King's Bench Courtroom; Provincial Court; and a Large Trial Courtroom.

Related keywords: Classroom materials, Self-representation


Canadian Civil Liberties Education Trust (CCLET) is a non-profit research and educational organization created by the Canadian Civil Liberties Association. CCLET’s function is to introduce Canadians to the exploration of civil liberties and to help in the development of democratic habits. Website includes a section of resources for teachers.

Related keywords: Civil liberties, Classroom materials

This site is about the history of Canada through the words of the men and women who shaped the nation. Built around the Government Documents collection of the Early Canadiana Online collection, it integrates narrative text with links to primary source texts. The site has been designed for students and teachers of Canadian studies, history and law, but will also be useful to researchers and anyone else interested in Canada's past.

Related keywords: Classroom materials, Constitutional law, Legal history

The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada has created this graphic novel to help young Canadians to better understand and navigate privacy issues in the online world. The 12-page graphic novel– is designed to appeal to tweens and younger teens. The novel was developed with feedback from young people, it tells the story of a brother and sister who learn (sometimes the hard way) about the privacy risks related to social networking, mobile devices and texting, and online gaming.To accompany the graphic novel, they have also developed a discussion guide that educators can use to generate further discussion and learning.

Related keywords: Classroom materials, Internet safety, Privacy

This online resource is from the Heritage Community Foundation and is part of the Virtual Museum of Canada. The Making of Treaty #8 in Canada’s Northwest, commemorates a historic event of enormous importance to Alberta’s northern First Nations.

Related keywords: Aboriginal law, Classroom materials

Produced by the John Humphrey Centre for Peace and Human Rights, this guide uses easy-reference language yet provides detailed explanations. It is suitable for students from Grade 7-12 and for newcomers wishing to learn more about the Charter. Available in English or French. (free download via Scribd, 48 pages)

Related keywords: Charter of Rights, Classroom materials

Apathy is Boring is a national non-partisan project that uses art, media and technology to encourage active citizenry, outreaching to a broad demographic of youth about how to be more involved in their communities and the democratic process.
Related keywords: Citizenship and nationality, Classroom materials, Political process and voting

The Canadian Safe School Network is committed to reducing youth violence in our schools and communities. It provides information on educational literature, educational resources, (videos, CD-ROMs) etc.

Related keywords: Bullying, Classroom materials

A multipurpose website operated by the Youth Engagement Section of the RCMP. Discusses many youth-related topics including diversity, drugs, violence, health & safety, and internet safety. Includes a section for educators, parents, and adults who work with youth.

Related keywords: Classroom materials, Crime prevention, Youth criminal justice