Understanding Canadian Law

Queenswood High School > Understanding Canadian Law
Course ID
11th Grade
Offline, Online
Credit Value

This course explores Canadian law with a focus on legal issues that are relevant to people’s everyday lives. Students will investigate fundamental legal concepts and processes to gain a practical understanding of Canada’s legal system, including the criminal justice system. Students will use critical-thinking, inquiry, and communication skills to develop informed opinions on legal issues and apply this knowledge in a variety of ways and settings, including case analysis, legal research projects, mock trials, and debates.

A gateway into any profession and one of most important positions in an Organization


  • Grade 10 Canadian History Academic or Applied

Course structure and modules

  • The Inquiry Process and Skill Development in Legal Studies
  • Legal foundations
  • Rights and Freedoms
  • Civil Law
  • Criminal Law