Foundations of Canadian Law

The Foundations of Canadian Law course provides an overview of the Canadian legal system, including the branches of government and theories and sources of law.

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Fees & Facts

Course Dates:

Sept 26 – 9 am to 11 am EST
Sept 27 – 9 am to 11 am EST
Sept 28 – 6.30 am to 9.30 pm EST
or
Nov 23 – 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm EST
Nov 24 – 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm EST
Nov 25 – 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm EST

Course Duration

7 hours

Fees:

Application Fee: $99
Course Fee: $499
Study Guide: $59
Course + Study Guide: $558

Special Offer *

2 courses – 5%
3 courses – 10%
4 courses – 15%
5 courses – 20%

*Valid for applications sent until September 30, 2020 for 2020 and 2021 intakes. Discount applies to course fees only

A significant portion of the course focuses on the relationship of Aboriginal Peoples and the Canadian state such as: aboriginal rights and title, indigenous self-government aspirations, and the modern treaty making process. It also touches on the basic tenets of judicial review and statutory interpretation.

Course Objectives

  • Prepare students to successfully complete the NCA Exam in Foundations for Canadian Law*
  • Introduce and explain the relevant concepts and selections from materials to assist with exam preparation
  • Provide an overview of the Canadian legal system, including the branches of power and government
  • Introduce and explain legal theories applicable to Canadian law
  • Assist understanding of the nature and sources of Canadian law
  • Give an understanding of Aboriginal Law in Canada and the relationship of Aboriginal Peoples to the Canadian state
  • Provide an introduction to judicial review and statutory interpretation, which will assist and build on knowledge in other areas of law
  • Offer an opportunity to apply knowledge to practice questions and provide feedback
  • Teach exam writing techniques to assist in the successful completion of the NCA exams

*The NCA Exam Preparation are professional development courses and do not require approval under the Private Career Colleges Act of Ontario, 2005.

Additional Feature

You will receive a pre-recorded session** aimed at helping you understand key exam techniques, how to use the IRAC method effectively and the approach you should take in answering NCA exam questions successfully.

**All courses require a short mandatory Exam Techniques pre-recorded session as a prerequisite. This session is included in your fees and will be made available to you throughout your studies


Our Lecturer

Rebecca Lockwood is a licensed barrister and solicitor with the Law Society of Ontario, and is our lead NCA Exam Prep program designer. She graduated from the prestigious Juris Doctor program at Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto.

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Learn about TSoM’s NCA Exam Preparation Program
Interested in preparing to write and complete your NCA exams in Canada? Learn how Toronto School of Management's unique teaching and learning initiatives will help you become better prepared to practice law in Canada.

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The Importance of Study Guides

The Importance of Study Guides
Learn about the importance and value of study guides when studying for your NCA exams.

  • NCA Exam Preparation
  • Video