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Definition: Resources on legal topics for teachers and students.

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


Classroom Connections is a non-profit organization which produces educational materials which are innovative in content and pedagogy and designed to engage and motivate youth. Many of their resources deal with citizenship and diversity.

Related keywords: Citizenship and nationality, Classroom materials, Diversity, Multiculturalism

This booklet gives teachers user-friendly information on copyright law, combining items from the Canadian Copyright Act and its regulations, contractual and tariff arrangements with copyright collectives, and court decisions. Much of the information would also be of interest to general audiences. [2005, pdf - 25 pages]

Related keywords: Classroom materials, Copyright and patents

The Youth Criminal Justice Act is Canada's law that applies to youth between the ages of 12 and 17 who have come into conflict with the law. This section includes information and resources to help you better understand the Act and the youth justice system. Resources available in Spanish, Inukilut, and Inuinnaqtun.

Related keywords: Classroom materials

This ebook is a collection of posts published on about section 15 of the Charter. The site is maintained by the University of Calgary Faculty of Law.

Related keywords: Charter of Rights, Classroom materials

Canada's parliamentary system is open and democratic. It offers the opportunity for people to give their input and it is designed to make sure proposals for laws are carefully considered. Canada's Parliament consists of three parts: the King, the Senate and the House of Commons. They work together to make the laws for our country. This guide provides an overview of the following topics: The Canadian Parliament, Who's Who in the House, A Working Day in the Commons Chamber, Parliamentary Highlights, Making Canada's Laws,The Role of a Member of Parliament, and Being Part of Parliament.

Related keywords: Classroom materials, Legislative materials

The following guide will explain the process by which a typical government initiated bill becomes law. This guide provides an overview of the Federal Legislative Process. To beome law, a bill must first be introduced in either the Senate or the House of Commons. It must then pass through various stages in each House: first, second and third reading. Then it must receive Royal Assent.
Related keywords: Classroom materials, Legislative materials

In Canada's Parliament, bills may originate in eith of its two houses - the Senate and the House of Commons. Most legislation begins in the House of Commons. Regardless of where a bill originates, it must be passed by both houses in identical form before it can receiv Royal Assent and become law. This guide provides an overview of the process of how a Senate Bill goes through Parliament.

Related keywords: Classroom materials, Legislative materials

Media Smarts offers a range of media education and Internet literacy resources.

Related keywords: Classroom materials, Communications and media, Internet safety

This resource is made available throught LawCentral Schools. Part 1 of this power point with audio gives an overview  of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms since its beginning.  It discusses what the Charter is and is not and explains in detail the meaning using examples in the specific sections of the Charter.  Part 2 talks about Section 8, search and seizure.  It delves more deeply into all the tests the courts do to determine if there really is a Charter infringement. There are some review questions at the end of the presentation.

Related keywords: Administration of justice, Charter of Rights, Classroom materials, Legal process

Kids in the Know is the Canadian Centre for Child Protection’s interactive safety education program designed for students from Kindergarten to Grade 9. The purpose of the program is to help educators teach children and youth effective personal safety strategies in an engaging, age-appropriate and interactive way that builds resiliency skills and reduces their likelihood of victimization in the online and offline world.

Related keywords: Child abuse, Classroom materials, Internet safety, Sexual assault