Many law library research guides, including this one from the University of Toronto's Bora Laskin Law Library, recommend you start your case law research with:
In addition to the resources found in this guide, consider using the resources listed in this excellent research guide to environmental law maintained by the Bora Laskin Law Library to identify sources that may list relevant cases.
Lexis Advance Quicklaw is a leading Canadian commercial legal database that includes Canadian federal, provincial and territorial legislation.
WestlawNext Canada, like its Quicklaw competitor, also includes Canadian case law.
Please note that the Library does NOT subscribe to all modules available on the WestlawNext platform. The Library's subscription does, however, include the LawSource module, which will contain most of the legal content you need for your assignments. LawSource is listed under the 'My Subscriptions' tab found on the right-hand side of the home screen. You may also want to use the 'Browse Legal Topics' option found on the home screen to find case law, digests, annotations, legal memos and other kinds of content related to a topic, e.g. environmental law.
If you are not familiar with WestlawNext Canada, please watch the videos below to learn how to browse and search for case law.
To search for cases on a given topic:
To find other cases or law that cite a specific case:
To learn more about searching and working with legislation and case law in WestlawNext Canada, please consult the materials on the left of this page.