Course name: Understanding Canadian Law Course code: (CLU3M)

Grade: 11
Credits:1.0
Type: University / College Preparation
Language of Study: English
Prerequisites: CHC2D or CHC2P
Course description: Explore Canadian law, with a focus on legal issues that are relevant to the lives of people in Canada. Gain understanding of laws relating to rights and freedoms in Canada. Preview Course
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Course fees are partially subsidized for most Ontario residents. The administrative fee covers the cost for us to process your application.
Grade: 11
Credits:1.0
Type: University / College Preparation
Language of Study: English
Prerequisites: CHC2D or CHC2P
Course description: Explore Canadian law, with a focus on legal issues that are relevant to the lives of people in Canada. Gain understanding of laws relating to rights and freedoms in Canada. Preview Course

Course fees are partially subsidized for most Ontario residents. The administrative fee covers the cost for us to process your application.

Interested in taking this course?
  • If you are a student already enrolled in an Ontario High School, please contact your school about taking courses with TVO ILC.
  • If your goal is to earn a high school diploma or if you are a homeschool student, an academic assessment of your application must be done before choosing courses, please visit Apply Now to start your application.

Course Overview

This course explores Canadian law, with a focus on legal issues that are relevant to the lives of people in Canada. You will gain an understanding of la∂ws relating to rights and freedoms in Canada; our legal system; and family, contract, employment, tort, and criminal law. You will develop legal reasoning skills and will apply the concepts of legal thinking and the legal studies inquiry process when investigating a range of legal issues and formulating and communicating informed opinions about them.

Course Syllabus

This course is designed for independent study. Our courses are routinely reviewed for errors and adherence to AODA accessibility standards. We appreciate your patience as we work towards delivering high-quality digital learning for all.
This course is designed for independent study. Our courses are routinely reviewed for errors and adherence to AODA accessibility standards. We appreciate your patience as we work towards delivering high-quality digital learning for all. To preview the lessons, please visit this page with a computer or tablet.
23 Lessons

1.1   Introducing Canadian Law

1.2   Differentiating laws from rules

1.3   Applying the principles of justice?

1.4   Exploring the history of Canadian law

1.5   Creating laws

1.6   Influencing legal changes

2.1   Analyzing your human rights

2.2   Fighting discrimination

2.3   Upholding Canada’s constitution

2.4   Building a just society under the Charter

2.5   Defending your rights

3.1   Understanding criminal law

3.2   Applying the Criminal Code

3.3   Being arrested or detained

3.4   Understanding the criminal trial process

3.5   Understanding defences

3.6   Understanding criminal sentencing in Canada

4.1   Navigating civil law

4.2   Identifying torts

4.3   Living with family law

4.4   Working with employment law

4.5   Fulfilling contracts

4.6   Preparing for the final test



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