Suggested Textbooks

This selective list of primarily Canadian legal texts is a quick starting point for secondary source research. It is not comprehensive, and does not cover specialised areas of practice such as Labour, Securities and Tax.

Aboriginal Law

Borrows, John. Freedom and Indigenous Constitutionalism (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2016).

Borrows, John & Rottman, Leonard. Aboriginal Legal Issues – Cases, Materials and Commentary, 4th ed (Markham, Ont: LexisNexis Canada, 2015).

Hoehn, Felix. Reconciling Sovereignties: Aboriginal Nations and Canada (Saskatoon: Native Law Centre, University of Saskatchewan, 2012).

Imai, Shin. Annotated Aboriginal Law: The Constitution, Legislation and Treaties 2017 (Toronto: Carswell, 2016).

Issac, Thomas. Aboriginal Law: Commentary and Analysis, 5th ed (Toronto: Thomson Reuters, 2016).

Issac, Thomas. Aboriginal Law: Supreme Court of Canada Decisions (Toronto: Carswell, 2016).

Macaulay, Mary Locke. Aboriginal and Treaty Rights Practice (Toronto: Carswell, 2000).

Olthuis, John et. al., Aboriginal Law Handbook, 4th ed (Toronto: Carswell, 2012).

Woodward, John. Native Law (Toronto: Carswell, 1989).

Administrative Law

Blake, Sarah. Administrative Law in Canada, 5th ed (Markham, Ont.: LexisNexis Butterworths, 2011).

Brown, Donald J.M. & John M. Evans; with the assistance of Christine E. Deacon. Judicial Review of Administrative Action in Canada, 2nd ed (Toronto: Carswell, 2009-).

Flood, Colleen & Sossin, Lorne. Administrative Law in Context, 2nd ed (Toronto: Emond Montgomery Publications, 2013).

Jones, David P. & de Villars, Anne S. Principles of Administrative Law, 6th ed (Toronto: Thomson Carswell, 2014).

Keyes, John Mark. Executive Legislation (Markham, Ont: LexisNexis Canada, 2010).

Régimbald, Guy. Canadian Administrative Law, 2nd ed (Markham, Ont: LexisNexis Canada, 2015).

Van Harten, Gus; Heckman, Gerald & Mullan, David J. Administrative Law: Cases, Text, and Materials, 7th ed (Toronto: Emond Montgomery, 2015).

Woolf, Lord Justice & Jowell, Jeffrey, de Smith’s Judicial Review of Administrative Action, 7th ed (London, UK: Sweet & Maxwell, 2013).


Blackaby, Nigel et. al., Redfern and Hunter on International Commercial Arbitration, 6th ed (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015).

Born, Gary. International Arbitration: Law and Practice, 2nd rev ed (Den Haag: Kluwer Law Intl, 2016)

Casey, J. Brian. Arbitration Law of Canada: Practice and Procedure, 2nd ed (Huntington, NY: Juris, 2015).

McEwen, J. Kenneth & Herbst, Ludmila B. Commercial Arbitration in Canada: A Guide to Domestic and International Arbitrations (Aurora, Ont: Canada Law Book, 2013-).

Sutton, David S; Gill, Judith & Gearing, Matthew. Russell on Arbitration, 24th ed (London: Sweet & Maxwell, 2015).

Schwartz, Eric A. & Derains, Yves. Guide to the ICC Rules of Arbitration, 2nd ed (Den Haag: Kluwer Law Intl, 2005).


Byles on Bills of Exchange and Cheques, 29th ed (London: Sweet & Maxwell, 2013).

Nicholas Elliott, (Financial journalist); John Odgers; Jonathan Mark Phillips; John Barnard Byles;

Baxter, Ian E. F. Law of Banking, 4th ed (Scarborough, Ont: Carswell, 1992).

Crawford, Bradley & Falconbridge, John Delatare. Banking and Bills of Exchange: a treatise on the law of banks, banking, bills of exchange and the payment system in Canada. 8th ed (Toronto: Canada Law Book, 1990).

Crawford, Bradley. The Law of Banking and Payment in Canada (Aurora, Ont: Canada Law Book, 2008-).

David, Guy & Pelly, Louise S. Annotated Bank Act (Scarborough, Ont: Carswell, 1995-).

Ogilvie, M. H. Bank and Customer Law in Canada, 2nd ed (Toronto: Irwin Law, 2013).

Bankruptcy and Insolvency

Bennett, Frank. Bennett on Bankruptcy, 19th ed (Toronto, Ont: LexisNexis Canada, 2016).

Duggan, A. J.i et al, Canadian Bankruptcy and Insolvency Law: Cases, Text, and Materials, 3rd ed (Toronto: Emond Montgomery, 2015).

Honsberger, John D. & DaRe, Vern W. Bankruptcy in Canada, 5th ed (Aurora, Ont: Canada Law Book, 2017).

Houlden, Lloyd W. and Morawetz, Carl H. Bankruptcy and Insolvency Law of Canada, 4th rev ed (Toronto: Carswell, 2009-).

Houlden, Lloyd W. and Morawetz, Carl H. Annotated Bankruptcy & Insolvency Act (Toronto: Carswell, 2016-).

Wood, Roderick J. Bankruptcy and Insolvency, 2nd ed (Toronto: Irwin Law, 2015).

Company Law

Gower, Laurence & Davies, Paul. The Principles of Modern Company Law, 10th ed (London: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd, 2016).

Gray, Wayne D. Annotated Canada Business Corporations Act (Scarborough, Ont: Carswell, 1994-).

Hansell, Carol. Directors and Officers in Canada: Law and Practice (Scarborough, Ont: Carswell, 1999-).

Lindley & Banks on Partnership, 20th ed (London: Sweet & Maxwell, 2017).

Lipson, Barry. The Controlling Mind: exercising legal control, its obligations and liabilities (Toronto: Carswell, 2012)

Manzer, Alison. A Practical Guide to Canadian Partnership Law (Aurora, Ont: Canada Law Book, 1994-).

McCarthy Tetrault, Directors’ and Officers’ Duties and Liabilities in Canada (Toronto: Buttersworth, 1997-).

McGuinness, Kevin Patrick. Canadian Business Corporations Law, 3rd ed (Toronto: LexisNexis Canada, 2017).

Nathan, Hartley & Goldfarb, Clifford. Nathan’s Company Meetings for Share Capital and Non-Share Capital Corporations, 11th ed (Toronto: LexisNexis Canada, 2016).

Peterson, Dennis Hugh. Shareholder Remedies in Canada, 2nd ed (Toronto: Buttersworth, 2009-).

Puri, Poonam et al, Cases, Materials and Notes on Partnerships and Canadian Business Corporations, 6th ed (Toronto: Thomson Reuters Canada, 2016).

Sutherland, H. Fraser and Stewart: Company Law of Canada, 6th ed (Scarborough, Ont: Carswell, 1993-).

Wegenast, Franklin Wellington. The Law of Canadian Companies (Toronto: Carswell, 1979).

Commercial Law

Babe, Sarah et al. Canadian Commercial Law Guide (Don Mills, Ont: CCH Canadian Ltd, 1980-).

Benjamin, JP et al. Benjamin’s Sale of Goods, 9th ed (London: Sweet & Maxwell, 2014).

Bridge, Michael. The International Sale of Goods, 3rd ed (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013).

Estey, Wilfred. Legal Opinions in Commercial Transactions, 3rd ed (Toronto: LexisNexis, 2013).

Fridman, Gerald. Sale of Goods in Canada, 6th ed (Toronto: Carswell, 2013).

McKeown, John S. Brand Management in Canadian Law, 4th ed (Toronto: Thomson Reuters Canada, 2016).

Nathan, Hartley et al. The Director’s Manual (North York, Ont: CCH Canadian Ltd, 2003-).

Sarna, Lazar. Letters of Credit: The Law and Current Practice, 3rd ed (Toronto: Carswell, 2006-).

Young, David & Fraser, Brian. Canadian Advertising and Marketing Law (Scarborough, Ont: Carswell, 1990-).

Zaid, Frank. Canadian Franchise Guide, 2nd ed (Toronto: Carswell, 2015).

Conflict of Laws

Castel, Jean-Gabriel & Walker, Janet. Canadian Conflict of Laws, 6th ed (Markham, Ont: LexisNexis Butterworths, 2005-).

Castel, Jean-Gabriel. Introduction to the Conflict of Laws, 4th ed (Markham, Ont: Butterworths, 2002).

Dicey, Morris & Collins on the Conflict of Laws, 15th ed Mainwork & Supplement (London: Sweet & Maxwell, 2016).

Fawcett, James, Harris, Jonathan & Bridge, Michael. International Sale of Goods in the Conflict of Laws (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012).

Pitel, Stephen et al. Private International Law in Common Law Canada: Cases, Text and Materials, 4th ed (Toronto: Emond Montgomery Publishing, 2016).

Constitutional and Human Rights Law

Forcese, Craig & Freeman, Aaron. The Laws of Government: The Legal Foundations of Canadian Democracy, 2nd ed (Toronto: Irwin Law, 2011).

Funston, Bernard & Meehan, Eugene. Canadian Constitutional Documents Consolidated, 2nd ed (Scarborough: Carswell, 2007).

Hogg, Peter W. Constitutional Law of Canada, 5th student ed (Toronto: Thomson Reuters, 2016-).

Monahan, Patrick J. et al. Constitutional Law, 5th ed (Toronto: Irwin Law, 2017).

Laskin’s Canadian Charter of Rights, Annotated (Aurora, Ont: Canada Law Book, 1998-).

Roach, Kent. Constitutional Remedies in Canada, 2nd ed (Toronto: Canada Law Book, 2013).

Pentney, William F. Discrimination and the Law: including equality rights under the Charter (Scarborough, Ont: Carswell, 1994-).

Sossin, Lorne. Boundaries of Judicial Review: The law of justiciability in Canada, 2nd ed (Toronto: Carswell, 2012).

van Ert, Gibran. Using International Law in Canadian Courts, 2nd ed (Toronto: Irwin Law, 2008).

Watts, Ronald. Comparing federal systems, 3rd ed (Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2008).

Zinn, Russell & Brethour, Patricia. The Law of Human Rights in Canada: Practice and Procedure (Aurora, Ont: Canada Law Book, 1996).

Construction Law

Bristow, David & Macklem, Douglas. Construction, Builders’ & Mechanics’ Liens in Canada, 7th ed (Toronto: Carswell, 2005-).

Goldsmith, Immanuel et al. Heintzman and Goldsmith on Canadian Building Contracts, 5th ed (Toronto: Carswell, 2014-).

Hudson’s Building and Engineering Contracts, 13th ed, 1st sup (London: Sweet & Maxwell, 2016)

Kirsh, Harvey & Roth, Lori. Kirsh and Roth: The Annotated Construction Contract (Aurora, Ont: Canada Law Book, 1997-)

McLachlin, Beverley; Wallace, Wilfred J. & Grant, Arthur. The Canadian Law of Architecture and Engineering, 2nd ed (Markham, Ont: Butterworths, 1994-).

Ricchetti, Leonard & Murphy, Timothy. Construction Law in Canada (Markham, Ont: LexisNexis, 2010).

Samuels, Brian and Sanders, Doug. Practical Law of Architecture, Engineering and Geoscience, 3rd ed (Toronto: Pearson Canada, 2015).

Wise, Howard M. The Manual of Construction Law (Scarborough, Ont: Carswell, 1994-).

Contracts (Common Law)

Cass, Fred D. The Law of Releases in Canada (Aurora, Ont: Canada Law Book, 2006).

Chitty on Contracts, 32 ed (London: Sweet & Maxwell, 2017).

Elderkin, Cynthia & Shin Doi, Julia. Behind and Beyond Boilerplate: Drafting Commercial Agreements 3rd ed (Toronto: Carswell, 2011).

Foskett, David. The Law and Practice of Compromise, 8th ed (London: Sweet & Maxwell, 2015).

McCamus, John D. The Law of Contract, 2nd ed (Toronto: Irwin Law, 2012).

Fridman, Gerald H. The Law of Contract in Canada, 6th ed (Toronto: Carswell, 2011).

Hall, Geoff. Canadian Contractual Interpretation Law, 3rd ed (Markham, Ont: LexisNexis Canada, 2016).

Pitch, Harvin & Snyder, Ronald. Damages for Breach of Contract, 2nd ed (Toronto: Carswell, 1989-).

Sharpe, Robert J. Injunctions and Specific Performance, 4th ed (Toronto: Canada Law Book, 2012-).

Sinclair on Warranties and Indemnities on Share and Asset Sales, 10th ed (London: Sweet & Maxwell, 2017).

Swan, Angela & Adamski, Jakub. Canadian Contract Law, 3rd ed (Markham, Ont: LexisNexis, 2012).

Waddams, Stephen. The Law of Contracts, 6th ed (Toronto: Canada Law Book, 2010).

Contracts (Civil Law)

Baudouin, Jean-Louis & Jobin, Pierre-Gabriel. Les obligations, 7e éd (Cowansville, Que: Éditions Y. Blais, 2013).

Baudouin, Jean Louis; DesLauriers, Patrice & Moore, Benoît. La responsabilité civile, 8e éd (Cowansville, Que: Éditions Y. Blais, 2014).


Bennett, Frank. Bennett on Receiverships, 3rd ed (Toronto: Carswell, 2011).

Lamer, Francis. Priority of Crown Claims in Insolvency (Scarborough, Ont: Carswell, 1996-).

Marks, David & Moss, Gabriel. Rowlatt on Principal and Surety, 7th ed (London: Sweet & Maxwell, 2017).

McGuinness, Kevin P. The Law of Guarantee, 3rd ed (Markham, Ont: LexisNexis Canada, 2013).

Palmer, Kelly R. The Law of Set-Off in Canada (Aurora, Ont: Canada Law Book, 1993-).

Sarna, Lazar. Letters of Credit: The law and current practice, 3rd ed (Toronto: Carswell, 1986-).

Scott, Kenneth W.; Reynolds, Bruce et al. Scott and Reynolds on Surety Bonds (Scarborough, Ont: Carswell, 1993-).

Springman, M. A. et al. Fraudulent Conveyances and Preferences (Scarborough, Ont: Carswell, 1994-).

Falconbridge, John D., & Traub, William M. Falconbridge on mortgages, 5th ed. (Aurora, Ont: Canada Law Book, 2003).

Waldron, Mary Ann. The Law of Interest in Canada (Scarborough, Ont: Carswell, 1992-).

Criminal Law

Tremeear, W. J. & Leonard, Ryan. Annotated Tremeear’s Criminal Code, 2017 ed (Toronto: Carswell, 1964-).

Crankshaw, James. Crankshaw’s Criminal Code of Canada, 6th ed (Toronto: Carswell, 1935-).

Ewaschuk, Eugene. Criminal Pleadings and Practice in Canada, 2nd ed (Aurora: Canada Law Book, 1987-).

Ferguson, Gerry & Dambrot, Michael. Canadian Criminal Jury Instructions, 4th ed (Vancouver: Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia, 2006-).

Fontana, James & Keeshan, David. The Law of Search and Seizure in Canada, 9th ed (Toronto: LexisNexis, 2015).

Libman, Rick. Libman on Regulatory Offences in Canada (Salt Spring Island, BC: Earlscourt Legal Press, 2002).

Manning, Morris & Sankoff, Peter. Manning, Mewett & Sankoff: Criminal Law, 5th ed (Markham, ON: LexisNexis, 2015).

McLeod, Roderick. The Canadian Charter of Rights: Prosecution and Defence of Criminal and Other Statutory Offences (Toronto: Carswell, 2009-).

McWilliams, Peter K. Canadian Criminal Evidence, 5th ed (Toronto: Carswell, 2013-).

Roach, Kent. Criminal Law, 6th ed (Toronto: Irwin Law, 2015).

Roach, Kent, et al. Criminal Law and Procedure: Cases and Materials, 11th ed (Toronto: Emond Montgomery, 2015).

Salhany, Roger. Canadian Criminal Procedure, 6th ed (Toronto: Canada Law Book, 2011-).

Segal, Murray. Disclosure and Production in Criminal Cases (Toronto: Carswell, 1996-).

Stuart, Don. Learning Canadian Criminal Procedure, 12th ed (Toronto: Carswell, 2016).


Emanuelli, Paul. Government Procurement, 3rd ed (Toronto: LexisNexis, 2012).

Hogg, Peter. Liability of the Crown, 4th ed (Toronto: Carswell, 2011).

Horsman, Karen & Morley, Gareth. Government Liability: Law and Practice (Aurora, Ont: Cartwright Law Group, 2006-).

Levine, Gregory. The Law of Government Ethics: Federal, Ontario and British Columbia, 2nd ed (Toronto: Canada Law Book, 2015).

Lordon, Paul. Crown Law (Toronto: Butterworths, 1991-).

Meunier, Pierre B. et al. Lobbying in Canada (Toronto: Carswell, 2004-)

Noonan, Peter. The Crown and Constitutional Law in Canada (Calgary: Sripnoon Publications, 1998).

Worthington, Robert C. The Public Purchasing Law Handbook (Markham, Ont: LexisNexis Butterworths, 2004).

Employment Law

Aust, A. Edward et al. Executive Employment Law (Markham, Ont: LexisNexis, 2012-).

Ball, Stacey. Canadian Employment Law (Aurora: Canada Law Book, 1996-).

Echlin, Randall Scott & Thomlinson, Christine M. For Better or for Worse: A Practical Guide to Canadian Employment Law, 3rd ed (Aurora, Ont.: Canada Law Book, 2011).

England, Geoffrey & Christie, Innis. Employment Law in Canada, 4th ed (Markham, Ont: LexisNexis Canada, 2005-).

Harris, David. Wrongful Dismissal (Toronto: Thomson/Carswell, 2006-).

Labour Law Casebook Group, Labour and Employment Law: Cases, Materials, and Commentary, 8th ed (Toronto: Irwin Law, 2011).

Neumann, Peter & Sack, Jeffrey. Wrongful Dismissal and Employment Law (Ottawa: CanLII, Lancaster House, 2015).

Wilson, Peter & Taylor, Allison. The Corporate Counsel Guide to Employment Law, 3rd ed (Aurora: Canada Law Book, 2010).

Environmental Law

Benedickson, Jamie. Environmental Law, 4th ed (Toronto: Irwin Law, 2013).

Bereti, British Columbia Environmental Management Legislation & Commentary (2006)

Carter-Whitney, Maureen & Dunn, Burgandy. Environmental Regulation in Canada (Markham, Ont: LexisNexis, 2008-).

Cass, Fred. Canadian Green Energy Law and Policy (Toronto: Canada Law Book, 2012).

Castrilli et al. Annotated Guide to the Canadian Environmental Protection Act (Aurora, Ont: Canada Law Book, 2004-).

Coburn, Frederick & Manning, Garth. Toxic Real Estate Manual (Aurora, Ont: Canada Law Book, 2000-).

Doelle, Meinhard & Tollefson, Chris. Environmental Law: Cases and Materials, 2nd ed (Toronto: Carswell, 2013).

Estrin, David. Business Guide to Environmental Law (Toronto: Carswell, 1992-).

Klimek, Jennifer. Insolvency and Environmental Liability (Toronto: Carswell, 1995).

Equity & Trusts

Dean, Robert. Law of Trade Secrets and Personal Secrets, 2nd ed (Sydney: LawBook Co, 2002-).

Ellis, Mark et al. Fiduciary Duties in Canada (Scarborough, Ont: Carswell, 1988-).

Glover, John. Commercial Equity: Fiduciary Relationships (Sydney: Butterworths, 1995-).

Goff, Lord Robert & Jones, Garrett. The Law of Unjust Enrichment, 9th ed (London, UK: Sweet & Maxwell, 2017).

Hanbury, Harold et al. Hanbury & Martin: Modern Equity, 20th ed (London: Sweet & Maxwell, 2015).

Maddaugh, Peter & McCamus, John. The Law of Restitution (Toronto: Canada Law Book, 2004-).

McInnis, Mitchell. The Canadian Law of Unjust Enrichment and Restitution (Markham, Ont: LexisNexis Canada, 2014).

Meagher, Gummow and Lehane’s Equity: Doctrines and Remedies, 5th ed (Sydney: LexisNexis Australia, 2014).

Ng, Michael. Fiduciary Duties: obligations of loyalty and faithfulness (Toronto: Canada Law Book, 2003-).

Sharpe, Robert & Cromwell, Thomas. Injunctions and Specific Performance, 4th ed (Toronto: Canada Law Book, 2012-).

Snell’s Equity, 33rd ed (London: Sweet & Maxwell, 2014).

Tucker, Lynton et al. Lewin on Trusts, 19th ed (London: Sweet & Maxwell, 2015).

Waters, Donovan. Law of Trusts in Canada, 4th ed (Toronto: Carswell, 2012).


Atkinson, Paul. Proof: Canadian Rules of Evidence, 3rd ed (Markham, Ont: LexisNexis Canada, 2014).

Bryant, Alan; Lederman, Sidney and Sopinka, John. Law of Evidence in Canada, 4th ed (Toronto: LexisNexis Canada, 2014).

Cudmore, Gordon & Choate, Sarah. Choate on Discovery, 2nd ed (Toronto: Thomson Reuters Canada, 1993-).

Delisle, Ronald Joseph, Stuart, Don, Dufraimont, Lisa & Tanovich, David M. Evidence: Principles and Problems, 11th ed (Toronto: Carswell, 2015).

Finlay, Bryan et al, Electronic Documents: records management, e-discovery and trial (Aurora, Ont: Canada Law Book, 2010-).

Hubbard, Robert et al, The Law of Privilege in Canada (Aurora, Ont: Canada Law Book, 2006-).

Leonard, David et al. The New Wigmore: A Treatise on Evidence, 3rd ed (New York: Wolters Kluwer, 2017-).

Mewett, Alan & Sankoff, Peter. Witnesses (Scarborough, Ont: Carswell, 1991-).

Paciocco, David & Stuesser, Lee. The Law of Evidence, 7th ed (Toronto: Irwin Law, 2015).

Stewart, Hamish, et al. Evidence: A Canadian Casebook, 4th ed (Toronto: Emond Publishing, 2016).

Wortzman, Susan et al, E-Discovery in Canada, 3rd ed (Markham, Ont: LexisNexis Canada, 2017).

Wotherspoon, David et al, Electronic Evidence and E-Discovery (Toronto: LexisNexis Canada, 2010).


CCH Canadian Limited, Canadian Family Law Guide (Don Mills, Ont: CCH Canadian Ltd, 1976-).

Hainsworth, Terry. Child Support Guidelines Service (Aurora, Ont: Canada Law Book, 1998-).

Harvey, Cameron & Vincent, Linda. The Law of Dependants’ Relief in Canada, 2nd ed (Toronto: Carswell, 2006).

Hovius, Berend & Maur, Mary-Jo. Hovius on Family Law: Cases, Notes and Materials, 8th ed (Toronto: Carswell, 2013).

Kronby, Malcolm. Canadian Family Law, 10th ed (Mississauga, Ont: J Wiley, 2010).

Landeau, Barbara et al. Family Mediation, Arbitration and Collective Practice Handbook, 5th ed (Toronto: LexisNexis Canada, 2009).

Mossman, Mary Jane. Families and the Law: Cases and Commentary, 2nd ed (Concord, Ont: Captus Press, 2015).

Notenboom, Leanne. Canadian Family Law Guide (Toronto: LexisNexis Canada, 2003-).

Payne, Julien D. & Payne, Marilyn A. Canadian Family Law, 6th ed (Toronto: Irwin Law, 2015).

Wilson, Jeffery. The Law’s Treatment of Youth and Children (Toronto: LexisNexis Canada, 2011).

Wilton, Ann & Miyauchi, Judy S. Enforcement of Family Law Orders and Agreements: Law and Practice (Scarborough, Ont: Carswell, 1989–).

Insurance Law

Brown, Craig, Insurance Law in Canada, 8th student ed (Toronto: Carswell, 2013).

Couch on Insurance, 3rd ed (Deerfield, IL: Clark Boardman Callaghan, 1997-).

Hilliker, Gordon. Insurance Bad Faith, 3rd ed (Markham, Ont: LexisNexis Canada, 2015).

Hilliker, Gordon. Liability Insurance Law in Canada, 6th ed (Markham, Ont: LexisNexis Canada, 2016).

Krempulec, Richard. Property Damage Claims under Commercial Insurance Policies (Aurora, Ont: Canada Law Book, 2005-).

Norwood, David. Norwood on Life Insurance Law in Canada, 3rd ed (Toronto: Carswell, 2002).

Scott and Reynolds on Surety Bonds (Toronto: Carswell, 1993-).

Schjerning, Eric & Norwood, David. Disability Insurance Law in Canada (Toronto: Carswell, 2010).

Snowden, Marcus & Lichty, Mark. Annotated Commercial General Liability Policy (Aurora, Ont: Canada Law Book, 1997-).

Intellectual Property

Blanchard, Adrienne & Steinberg, Jane. Life Sciences Law in Canada (Toronto: Carswell, 2006-).

Burshtein, Sheldon. Domain Names and Internet Trade-mark Issues: Canadian Law and Practice (Toronto: Carswell, 2005-).

Dimock, Ronald E. Intellectual Property Disputes: Resolutions and Remedies (Scarborough, Ont.: Carswell, 2004–).

Fox on Canadian Law of Copyright and Industrial Design, 4th ed (Toronto: Carswell, 2003-).

Fox on Canadian Law of Patents, 5th ed (Toronto: Carswell, 2013-).

Fox on Canadian Law of Trademarks and unfair competition, 4th ed (Toronto: Carswell, 2002-).

Hagen, Gregory R. et al. Canadian Intellectual Property Law: Cases and Materials (Toronto: Emond Montgomery, 2013).

Handa, Sunny. Copyright Law in Canada (Markham, Ont: Butterworths, 2002).

Hughes on Copyright and Industrial Design, 2nd ed (Toronto: LexisNexis Canada, 2005-).

Hughes and Woodley on Patents, 2nd ed (Toronto: LexisNexis Canada, 2005-).

Hughes on Trade Marks, 2nd ed (Toronto: LexisNexis Canada, 2005-).

Robic-Leger, Canadian Copyright Act Annotated (looseleaf)

Robic-Leger, Canadian Trade-Marks Act Annotated (looseleaf)

Scassa, Teresa. Canadian Trademark Law, 2nd ed (Toronto: LexisNexis Canada, 2015).

Vaver, David. Intellectual Property Law: Copyright, Patents, Trade-Marks, 2nd ed (Toronto: Irwin Law, 2011).

Wadlow, Christopher. The Law of Passing Off: Unfair Competition by Misrepresentation, 5th ed (London: Sweet & Maxwell, 2017).

Landlord & Tenant

Bentley, Christopher et al. Williams and Rhodes’ Canadian Law of Landlord and Tenant, 6th ed (Toronto: Carswell, 1988-).

Haber, Harvey. Assignment, subletting and change of control in a commercial lease (Aurora, Ont: Canada Law Book, 2002).

Haber, Harvey. The Commercial Lease: A Practical Guide, 5th ed (Toronto: Carswell, 2013).

Haber, Harvey. Understanding the Commercial Agreement to Lease, 2nd ed (Toronto: Carswell, 2006).

Olson, Richard. A Commercial Tenancy Handbook (Toronto: Carswell, 2004).

Williams and Rhodes’ Canadian Law of Landlord and Tenant, 6th ed (Toronto: Carswell, 1988-).

Motor Vehicles & Transportation

CCH Canadian Ltd. Canadian Transportation Law Reporter (1989, looseleaf).

McLeod, Roderick; Takach, John & Segal, Murray. Breathalyzer Law in Canada: the prosecution and defence of drinking and driving in Canada, 4th ed (Toronto: Carswell, 2009-).

McNeil, John. Motor Carrier Cargo Claims, 5th ed (Toronto: Thomson Carswell, 2007).

Segal, Murray. Manual of Motor Vehicle Law, 3rd ed (Toronto: Carswell, 1988-).

Municipal Law

Auerback, Stephen & Mascarin, John. The Annotated Municipal Act, 2nd ed (Toronto: Carswell, 2004-).

Chipman, John George. The Ontario Municipal Act: a comprehensive guide (Aurora, Ont: Canada Law Book, 2003-).

Hillel, David et al. Thomson Rogers on Municipal Liability (Aurora, Ont: Canada Law Book, 1996).

Hoehn, Felix. Municipalities and Canadian Law: defining the authority of local governments (Saskatoon, SK: Purich Publishing, 1996).

Longo, Leo F. & Mascarin, John. A Comprehensive guide to the City of Toronto Act, 2006 (Markham, Ont: LexisNexis, 2008).

Rogers, Ian. The Law of Canadian Municipal Corporations, 2nd ed (Toronto: Carswell, 1971-). Current to April 2014.

Rogers, Ian. The Canadian Law of Planning & Zoning, 2nd ed (Toronto: Carswell, 1988-).

Rust-D’Eye, George. City of Toronto Act and related municipal legislation: a user’s manual (Toronto: Carswell, 2013).

Rust-D’Eye, George. Ontario Municipal Law: a user’s manual 2016 (Toronto: Carswell, 2015).

Ontario Municipal Act, and commentary, 2016 ed (Markham, Ont: Butterworths, 2015).


Aron, Bernard. Tax Aspects of Litigation (Toronto: Carswell, 1990-).

Branch, Ward. Class Actions in Canada (Toronto: Canada Law Book, 2000-).

Eizenga, Michael. Class Actions Law and Practice, 2nd ed (Toronto: LexisNexis Canada, 2008).

Hubbard, Robert et al. The Law of Privilege in Canada (Aurora, Ont: Canada Law Book, 2006-).

Kerans, Roger. Standards of Review Employed by Appellate Courts, 2nd ed (Edmonton: Juriliber, 2006).

Manes, Ronald & Silver, Michael. The Law of Confidential Communications in Canada (Markham, Ont: Butterworths, 1996-).

McCarthy Tetrault, Defending Class Actions in Canada: A Guide for Defendants, 4th ed (Toronto: LexisNexis Canada, 2015).

Meagher, Arthur & Meagher, Ronald. Parties to an Action (Toronto: Butterworths, 1988).

Mew, Graeme. The Law of Limitations, 3rd ed (Toronto: LexisNexis Canada, 2016).

Miller, Jeffrey. The Law of Contempt in Canada, 2nd ed (Toronto: Carswell, 2016).

Lange, Donald. The Doctrine of Res Judicata in Canada, 4th ed (Toronto: LexisNexis Canada, 2015).

Orkin, Mark. The Law of Costs, 2nd ed (Aurora, Ont: Canada Law Book, 1988-).

Sopinka, John & Gelowitz, Mark. Conduct of an Appeal, 3rd ed (Toronto: LexisNexis Canada, 2012).

Stevenson, William & Cote, John. Civil Procedure Encyclopedia (Edmonton: Juriliber, 2003).

Wortzman, Susan et al. E-Discovery in Canada, 3rd ed (Toronto: LexisNexis Canada, 2017).

Privacy and access to information

McIsaac, Barbara et al. The Law of Privacy in Canada (Toronto: Carswell, 2000-).

Klein, Kris & Kratchanov, Denis. Government Information: Access and Privacy, 2nd ed (Toronto: Carswell, 2009-).

Kaufman, Jeffrey et al. Privacy Law in the Private Sector (Aurora, Ont: Canada Law Book, 2002-).

Larsen, Mike & Walby, Kevin. Brokering Access: Power, Politics, and Freedom of Information Process in Canada (Vancouver: UBC Press, 2013).

Long, Murray & Morin, Suzanne. The Canadian Privacy Law Handbook (Ottawa: ENS elearning solutions, 2000-).

McIsaac, Barbara et al. The Law of Privacy in Canada (Toronto: Carswell, 2000-).


Casey, James T. The Regulation of Professions in Canada (Scarborough, Ont: Carswell, 1994-).

Campion, John A. & Dimmer, Diana. Professional Liability in Canada (Scarborough, Ont: Carswell, 1994).

Foerster, Ronald. Accountants’ Liability in Canada (Scarborough, Ont: Carswell, 2002-).

Dodek, Adam M. & Hoskins, Jeffrey G. Canadian Legal Practice: A Guide for the 21st Century (Markham, Ont: LexisNexis, 2009-).

MacKenzie, Gavin. Lawyers & Ethics: Professional Responsibility and Discipline (Scarborough, Ont: Carswell, 1993-).

Real Property & Natural Resources

Canadian Institute of Resources Law, Canada Energy Law Service (Toronto: Carswell, 1990-).

Coates, John A. & Waqué, Stephen F. New Law of Expropriation (Scarborough, Ont: Carswell, 1990-).

Di Castri, Victor. Registration of Title to Land (Toronto: Carswell, 1987-).

Di Castri, Victor. The Law of Vendor and Purchaser:the law and practice relating to contracts for sale of land in the common law provinces of Canada, 3rd ed (Toronto: Carswell, 1988-).

Foster, William F. Real Estate Agency Law in Canada, 2nd ed., 1994)

La Forest, Anne W. et al.  Anger & Honsberger Law of Real Property, 3rd ed (Aurora, Ont: Canada Law Book, 2006-).

Perell, Paul M. Remedies and the Sale of Land, 2nd ed (Toronto: Butterworths, 1998-).

Preston & Newsom: Restrictive Covenants Affecting Freehold Land, 10th ed (London: Sweet & Maxwell, 2013-).

Sinclair, Alan M. & McCallum, Margaret E. An Introduction to Real Property Law, 6th ed (Markham, Ont.: LexisNexis Butterworths, 2012).

Todd, Eric C. The Law of Expropriation and Compensation in Canada, 2nd ed (Scarborough, Ont: Carswell, 1992-).


Bean, David et al. Injunctions, 12th ed (London: Sweet & Maxwell, 2015).

Gee on Commercial Injunction, 6th ed (London: Sweet & Maxwell, 2016).

Groia, Joseph & Hardie, Pamela. Securities Litigation and Enforcement, 2nd ed (Toronto: Carswell, 2012).

Hoffman, Brian et al. The Emotional Consequences of Personal Injury, 2nd ed (Markham, Ont: Butterworths, 2001).

Klar, Lewis et al. Remedies in Tort (Toronto: Carswell, 1987-).

McGregor on Damages, 19th ed (London: Sweet & Maxwell, 2014).

Palmer, Kelly. The Law of Set-Off in Canada (Aurora, Ont: Canada Law Book, 1993).

Perell, Paul & Engell, Bruce. Remedies and the Sale of Land, 2nd ed (Toronto: Butterworths, 1998-).

Pitch, Harvin & Snyder, Ronald. Damages for Breach of Contract, 2nd ed (Toronto: Carswell, 1989-).

Sarna, Lazar. The Law of Declaratory Judgments, 4th ed (Toronto: Thomson Reuters Canada, 2016).

Sharpe, Robert. Injunctions and Specific Performance, 4th ed (Aurora, Ont: Canada Law Book, 2012).

Waddams, S. M. The Law of Damages, 5th ed (Aurora, Ont: Canada Law Book, 2012).

Wirth, Christopher. Interlocutory Proceedings (Aurora, Ont: Canada Law Book, 2004-).

Secured Transactions

Cumming, C.C.; Walsh, Catherine & Wood, Roderick. Personal Property Security Law, 2nd ed (Toronto: Irwin Law, 2012.

Canadian Commercial Law Guide (Toronto : CCH Canadian, 1967-).

Knopf, Howard ed. Security Interests in Intellectual Property (Toronto: Carswell, 2002).

McGuinness, Kevin P. The Law of Guarantee, 3rd ed (Markham, Ont: LexisNexis Canada, 2013).

McLaren, Richard H. Secured Transactions in Personal Property in Canada, 3rd ed (Scarborough, Ont: Carswell, 1989-).

Roach, Jonathan. The Canadian Law of Mortgages, 2nd ed (Toronto: LexisNexis Canada, 2010).

Ziegel, Jacob; Cuming, Ronald C.C. & Duggan, Anthony J. Secured Transactions in Personal Property: Cases, Texts and Materials, 6th ed (Toronto : Emond Montgomery, 2013).

Wegenast, Franklin Wellington. The Law of Canadian Companies (Toronto: Carswell, 1979).


Côté, Pierre-André et al. The Interpretation of Legislation in Canada, 4th ed (Toronto: Carswell, 2011).

Driedger, Elmer. The Construction of Statutes, 2nd ed (Toronto: Butterworths, 1983).

Holland, Denys. Delegated Legislation in Canada (Toronto: Carswell, 1989).

Keyes, John Mark. Executive Legislation, 2nd ed (Toronto: LexisNexis Canada, 2010).

Salembier, J Paul. Regulatory Law and Practice in Canada (Markham, Ont: Butterworths, 2004).

Sullivan on the Construction of Statutes, 6th ed (Markham, Ont: LexisNexis Canada, 2014).


Geist, Michael A. Internet Law in Canada, 3rd ed (Concord, Ont: Captus Press, 2002).

Handa, Sunny et al. Communications Law in Canada (Markham, Ont: LexisNexis Canada, 2014).

Limpert, Bradley. Technology Contracting: law, precedents and commentary (Toronto: Thomson Carswell, 2004-).

Ryan, Michael. Canadian Telecommunications Law and Regulation (Toronto: Carswell, 2005-).

Sookman, Barry. Computer, Internet and Electronic Commerce Law (Toronto: Carswell, 1991-).


Brown, Raymond. The Law of Defamation in Canada (Toronto: Carswell, 1987-).

Cheifetz, David. Apportionment of Fault in Tort (Aurora, Ont: Canada Law Book, 1981).

Cooper-Stephenson, Kenneth et al. Personal Injury Damages in Canada, 2nd ed Scarborough, Ont: Carswell, 1996).

Feldthusen, Bruce. Economic Negligence: the recovery of pure economic loss, 6th ed (Toronto: Carswell, 2012).

Fridman, G. L. et al. The Law of Torts in Canada, 3rd ed (Toronto: Carswell, 2010).

Klar, Lewis et al. Remedies in Tort (Toronto: Carswell, 1987-).

Linden, Allen & Feldthusen, Bruce. Canadian Tort Law, 10th ed (Toronto: LexisNexis Canada, 2015).

Osborne, Philip H. The Law of Torts, 5th ed (Toronto: Irwin Law, 2015).

Picard, Ellen & Robertson, Gerald. Legal Liability of Doctors and Hospitals in Canada, 4th ed (Toronto: Thomson Carswell, 2007).

Spencer Bower, George. Actionable Misrepresentation, 4th ed (London: Butterworths, 2000).

Waddams, S. M. Products Liability, 5th ed (Toronto: Carswell, 2011).

Williams, Glanville. Joint Torts and Contributory Negligence (London: Stevens, 1951).

Wills & Estates

Feeney’s Canadian Law of Wills (Toronto: Butterworths, 2000-).

Harvey, Cameron et al. The Law of Dependants’ Relief in Canada, 2nd ed (Toronto: Thomson Carswell, 2006).

Sokol, Stan. Mistakes in Wills in Canada (Scarborough, Ont: Carswell, 1995).

Widdifield on Executors and Trustees, 6th ed (Toronto: Carswell, 2002-).