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Health Law

Case Law Digests

Canadian Abridgment

The Canadian Abridgment digests case law from common law provinces from 1809 to the present. Health law is covered in volume 49.

Canada Digest

The Canada Digest digests case law from common law provinces from 1904 to the present. Health law is covered in its own volume


Law journals contain articles, book reviews, and case comments on a particular topic.

Legal Encyclopedias

Legal encyclopedias are a good place to begin your research. They will provide you with a broad overview of a topic before you delve into the subtleties.

Canadian Encyclopedic Digest

  • Available in print Dig. Can. A2 C42 Course Reserves 
  • Also available on WestlawNext Canada
  • The following volumes cover health law:
    • Title 72, Vol. 15: Hospitals and Health Care
    • Title 117, Vol. 27: Professions and Occupations
    • Title 117, Vol. 27: Public Health and Welfare

Halsbury's Laws of Canada