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Bora Laskin Law Library

Electronic Sources of Treatises and Loose-Leaf Services


Aboriginal Law


  • The Law of Treaties Between Aboriginal Peoples and the Crown in Canada (McCabe)

Administrative Law


  • Administrative Law in Canada (Blake)

 Alternative Dispute Resolution


  • Family Mediation, Arbitration and Collaborative Practice (Landau, Wolfson, Laudau) 

Bankruptcy and Insolvency

Insolvency Source on Westlaw Canada

  • Bankruptcy & Insolvency Law in Canada (Houlden and Morawetz)
  • Faillite et insolvabilité  (Boucher et Fortin)
  • Secured Transactions in Personal Property in Canada (McLaren)


  • Commercial Insolvency in Canada (McElcheran) 

Civil Law


  • Traité général de preuve et de procédure pénales 11e éd (Béliveau et Vauclair)* 
  • The Doctrine of Res Judicata (Lang) 

Civil Practice and Procedure

Litigator on Westlaw Canada

  • Alberta Rules of Court Annotated (Fradsham)
  • Annual Review of Civil Litigation (Archibald and Cochrane)
  • British Columbia Supreme Court Rules Annotated (Seckel, MacInnis and Berry)
  • Federal Courts Practice (Saunders, Kinnear, Rennie and Garton)
  • Holmested and Watson: Ontario Civil Procedure (Watson)
  • Manitoba Queen’s Bench Rules Annotated (Busby)
  • Nova Scotia Annotated Rules of Practice (Ehrlich)
  • Ontario Civil Practice (Watson and McGowan)
  • Ontario Small Claims Court Practice (Zuker)
  • Supreme Court of Canada Practice (Crane and Brown)


  • Alberta Limitations Manual
  • British Columbia Limitations Manual  
  • British Columbia Practice  
  • Canadian Civil Procedure Law (Abrams, McGuinness)  
  • Canadian Federal Courts Practice (Hughes, Renaud and Horne)  
  • Castel & Walker: Canadian Conflict of Laws 
  • Class Actions Law and Practice 
  • Modern Trial Advocacy: Canada (Lubet, Block & Tape)
  • Nova Scotia Civil Procedure Rules  
  • Ontario Courtroom Procedure (Ferguson)  
  • Ontario Limitations Manual
  • Ontario Litigators Pocket Guide to Evidence (Morton) 
  • Ontario Superior Court Practice (Archibald, Killeen, Morton)
  • Procedural Strategies for Litigators in British Columbia (Bennett, Goulden)  
  • Sopinka, Lederman & Bryant: The Law of Evidence in Canada (Bryant, Lederman, Fuerst) 
  • The Law of Limitations (Mew)

Corporate and Commercial

CCH Online

  • Ontario Corporations Law Guide
  • Canadian Commercial Law Guide


  • An Overview of Canadian Mining Taxation (Calverley)  
  • Canadian Franchise Law - A Practical Guide (So)  
  • Canadian Securities Regulation (Johnston, Rockwell)
  • Corporate Social Responsibility - A Legal Analysis (Kerr, Janda, Pitts)
  • Sale and Supply of Goods (McGuinness)  
  • The Business in Transition: Making the Succession Plan Work (Bollefer and Malach)



  • Constitutional Law of Canada, 9th edition (Magnet)
  • Modern Constitutionalism: Identity, Equality and Democracy (Magnet)

Construction Law


  • Annotated Ontario Building Code Act
  • Canadian Construction Labour and Employment Law  
  • Canadian Construction Law Dictionary (Kirsh, Ivanoff)  
  • Construction Dispute Resolution Handbook (Silver, Furlong) 
  • Construction Law in Canada (Ricchetti, Murphy) 

Contract Law


  • Canadian Contract Law (Swan)  

Criminal Law

Criminal Source on Westlaw

  • Canadian Criminal Code Offences (Gibson)
  • Criminal Law Evidence, Practice and Procedure (Gibson)
  • Disclosure and Production in Criminal Cases (Segal)
  • Watt’s Manual of Criminal Evidence


  • Annotated Youth Criminal Justice Act
  • Sentencing (Ruby, Chan, Hasan)
  • Sopinka, Lederman & Bryant: The Law of Evidence in Canada (Bryant, Lederman, Fuerst)
  • The Law of Search and Seizure in Canada (Fontana and Keeshan)  

Criminal Spectrum

  • Canadian Criminal Procedure (Salhany)
  • Criminal Pleadings & Practice in Canada (Ewaschuk)
  • Drug Offences in Canada (MacFarlane, Frater, and Proulx)
  • McWilliams' Canadian Criminal Evidence ( Hill, Tanovich and Strezos)
  • Sentencing: The Practitioner's Guide (Clewley and McDermott)
  • Youth Criminal Justice Act Manual (Harris and  Bloomenfeld)

Family Law

Family Source on Westlaw Canada

  • Canadian Divorce Law and Practice MacDonald,
  • Child Custody Law and Practice McLeod,
  • Child Protection Law in Canada Bernstein, Bernstein, Kirwin,
  • Child Support Guidelines Law and Practice MacDonald & Wilton,
  • Domestic Contracts Stark & MacLise,
  • Enforcement of Family Law Orders and Agreements Wilton & Miyauchi,
  • Law and Practice Under the Family Law Act of Ontario MacDonald,
  • Matrimonial Property Law in Canada McLeod & Mamo


  • British Columbia Family Law Practice (Huddart, Brown)
  • Ontario Family Law Practice (Steinberg, Perkins, Lenkinski and James)
  • Wilson on Children and the Law     


  • Canadian Family Law Guide


CCH Online

  • Canadian Health Facilities Law Guid



  • Canadian Extradition Law Practice (Botting)
  • Canadian Immigration & Refugee Law Practice (Waldman)
  • Immigration Law and Practice  

Intellectual Property

IPSource on Westlaw Canada

  • Canadian Copyright Act — Annotated Robic Leger (Carrière)
  • Canadian Trade-marks Act — Annotated Robic Leger (Richard)
  • Computer, Internet, and Electronic Commerce Law (Sookman)
  • Fox on Canadian Law of Copyright and Industrial Designs (McKeown)
  • Fox on Canadian Law of Trade-marks and Unfair Competition (Joliffe & Gill)
  • Intellectual Property Disputes: Resolutions and Remedies (Dimock)
  • Life Sciences Law in Canada (Blanchard)
  • Odutola on Canadian Trade-mark Practice (Odutola and Bourbonnais)
  • Technology Contracting: Law, Precedents and Commentary (Limpert)


  • Canadian Patent Law (Perry, Currier)
  • Canadian Trademark Law (Scassa)  
  • Hughes and Woodley on Patents  
  • Hughes on Copyright and Industrial Design  
  • Hughes on Trade Marks  



  • General Principles of Canadian Insurance Law (Billingsley)
  • Insurance Bad Faith (Hilliker) 
  • Liability Insurance Law in Canada (Hilliker)   
  • Ontario Insurance Law and Commentary (Teitelbaum)
  • Ontario Motor Vehicle Insurance Practice Manual  
  • Palmer & Snyder: Collective Agreement Arbitration in Canada (Bendel, et al.) 

Labour and Employment

EmploymentPractice on Quicklaw/LexisNexis

  • Employment Law in Canada (Barnacle and Wood)
  • Employment Litigation Manual (Knight, Goodfellow, and Overholt)
  • Wrongful Dismissal Practice Manual  (Mole and Stendon)


  • Canadian Collective Bargaining Law (Rayner)
  • Wrongful Dismissal Practice Manual  

Labour Spectrum

  • Canadian Labour Arbitration ( Brown and Beatty)
  • Canadian Labour Law (Adams)
  • Willis & Winkler on Leading Labour Cases

CCH Online

  • Benefits and Pensions
  • Employment and Labour Law
  • Employment Safety and Health

Landlord and Tenant


  • Residential Tenancies in Ontario (Fleming) 

Local Government


  • Government Procurement (Emanuelli)   

Natural Resources


  • Canadian Mining Law 
  • Canadian Oil and Gas
  • Manual of Oil and Gas Terms (Williams & Meyers)   
  • The Canadian Brownfields Manual 
  • The Oil & Gas Extractive Industries 
  • The Oil and Gas Lease in Canada (Ballem)

Property Law


  • Real Estate Practice in Ontario (Donahue, Quinn & Grandilli)
  • The Canadian Law of Mortgages of Land (Roach) 
  • Title Searching and Conveyancing in Ontario (Moore)

Securities Law

Securities Source on Westlaw Canada

  • Securities Law and Practice (Volumes 1 and 2)

CCH Online

  • Canadian Securities Law Reporter



  • Canadian Tort Law (Linden, Feldthusen)
  •  The Law of Nuisance in Canada (Pun, Hall) 

Transport and Motor Vehicle


  • Impaired Driving in Canada (Kenkel)  

Wills and Estates

CCH Online

  • Canadian Estate Administration Guide

Estates and Trusts Source on Westlaw Canada

  • Estate Litigation, 2d ed. (Schnurr)
  • Estate Planning Handbook, 3rd ed. (Allen and Allen)
  • Estate Planning Precedents (Histrop)
  • Ontario Estate Administration Manual (Armstrong)
  • Saskatchewan Estate Administration Manual
  • Waters’ Law of Trusts in Canada, 3rd ed. (Waters et al.)
  • Widdifield on Executors and Trustees (Theriault, ed.)


  • Drafting Trusts & Will Trusts in Canada (Kessler and Hunter)
  • Feeney's Canadian Law of Wills