COURSE Description

Course Title: Understanding Canadian Law
Course Code: CLU3M
Grade: 11
Course Type: College Preparation
Credit Value: 1.0
Prerequisite: Canadian History since World War I, Grade 10, Academic or Applied
Curriculum Policy Document: Canadian and World Studies, The Ontario Curriculum, Grades 11 to 12, 2015
Department:Canadian and World Studies
Course Developer: Kydan Educational Services
Development Date: 2017-2018


Course Description: 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.