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Definition: Resources on legal topics for teachers and students.

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

Canada/Federal

The people, past and present, who represent Canadians in Parliament and the key players in the parliamentary process. The site has a wide range of resources about Parliament designed for teachers and students to assist in explaining how parliament works.

Related keywords: Classroom materials, Legal history, Political process and voting

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

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 ABlawg.ca 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 Queen, 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

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