CLN4U: Canadian and International Law - Grade 12

​​Credit Value: 


Course Description: 

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.


Any university or university/college preparation course in Canadian and World Studies, English, or Social Sciences and Humanities.

Ministry Policy Documents: 

The Ontario Curriculum, Grades 11 and 12: Canadian and World Studies, 2015, (revised)

Text Resources: 

All resources provided and referenced within the modules are available online.

Required Software/Equipment: 

Some of the activities in this course will require the installation of some free software "plugins" on your computer: Simply Accounting; Apple QuickTime; Adobe Acrobat Reader; Real Networks Real Player; Microsoft Media Player.