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Legal database with a comprehensive collection of Canadian case law and legislation, plus finding tools such as The Canadian Encyclopedic Digest and The Canadian Abridgment. Contains KeyCite Canada for noting up cases and legislation and Index to Canadian Legal Literature for finding expert analysis. Also contains Words and Phrases for finding judicial interpretations of legal terms. Use Chrome when remotely connecting from home. See Chrome icon above for tip sheets. Permitted Uses: License Info
Produced by the Department of Justice Canada, this site provides links to statutes, regulations, and current bills. Also includes quick links to the Criminal Code and the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
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Provides in-depth analysis and detailed statistics on a variety of justice-related topics and issues. Topics include crime, victimization, homicide, civil, family and criminal courts, and correctional services.
Comprehensive sociology research database including its many sub-disciplines and closely related areas of study. Full text available for over 700 journals (back to 1908), 800 books and thousands of conference papers. Permitted Uses: License Info
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Produced by the CBC, this series presents a variety of news stories covered on the National in more depth and detail. Segments range from 10 to 20 minutes in length and cover topics ranging from arts to health to world politics.
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What group or organization would be producing such
Why would they need the data, and how would they acquire
Would they have the means and incentive to publish it?
be required to report to information to a government agency (which
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