This course explores
Canadian law, with a focus on legal issues that are relevant to the lives of
people in Canada. Students will gain an understanding of laws relating to
rights and freedoms in Canada; our legal system; and family, contract,
employment, tort, and criminal law. Students 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.