Print Law Books
There are two options to search for print books available in the Library.
Irwin Law eBook Collection
LawSource / Westlaw eBooks
Each encyclopedia offers a slightly different perspective and is updated on a different schedule. Halsburys Laws of Canada, HLC, is national in scope, while Canadian Encyclopedic Digest, CED, provides national coverage with some regional specialization. HLC reads more like a treaties, whereas the CED’s discussions are briefer.
A comprehensive collection of case digests, or summaries, of Canadian case law that is organized by legal issue according to a single taxonomy (The Canadian Abridgment Key Classification System). This collection covers virtually every case reported in Canada since 1803, and every reported or unreported case received from the courts since 1986, with the exception of Quebec civil law cases.
Canadian Encyclopedic Digest or CED
A comprehensive statement of Ontario and Western law - provincial, federal and common law as derived from legislation and case law.
Halsbury's Laws of Canada
This publication contains clearly written statements of Canadian legal principle based on common law and legislation, and indicates where the law differs as between jurisdictions.