Understanding Canadian Law (College/University) CLU3MI
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.
PREREQUISITE: CHC2DI – Canadian History Since World War I (Academic) or CHC2PI – Canadian History Since World War I (Applied)
Understanding Canadian Law in Everyday Life (Workplace) CLU3EI
This course enables students to develop a practical understanding of laws that affect the everyday lives of people in Canada, including their own lives. Students will gain an understanding of the need for laws, and of their rights, freedoms, and responsibilities under Canadian law. Topics include laws relating to marriage, the workplace, cyberbullying, and criminal offences.Students will begin to develop legalreasoning skills and will apply the concepts of legal thinking and the inquiry process when investigating legal issues that are relevant to life in Canada today.
PREREQUISITE: Grade 10 Canadian History Since World War I, Academic or Applied (With the approval of the ministry, a locally developed Grade 10 course in Canadian history may also serve as the prerequisite.)
Canadian and International Law (University) CLN4UI
This course explores a range of contemporary legal issues and how they are addressed in both Canadian and international law. Students will develop an understanding of the principles of Canadian and international law and of issues related to human rights and freedoms, conflict resolution, and criminal, environmental, and workplace law, both in Canada and internationally. Students will apply the concepts of legal thinking and the legal studies inquiry process, and will develop legal reasoning skills, when investigating these and other issues in both Canadian and international contexts.
PREREQUISITE: Any university or university/college preparation course in Canadian and World Studies, English, or Social Sciences and Humanities.
Legal Studies CLN4CI
This course provides a foundation for students who wish to pursue a career that requires an understanding of law. Students will explore the importance of law, analysing contemporary legal issues and their relevance to daily life. They will investigate the requirements for various law-related careers as well as legal responsibilities in the workplace. Students will apply the concepts of legal thinking and the legal studies inquiry process to investigate their rights and responsibilities, legal processes and structures, and the role of law in a changing society.
PREREQUISITE: CHV2OH – Civics and Citizenship or CHV2OX – ESL ONLY – Civics and Citizenship or CHV2OE – eLearn – Civics and Citizenship