About the Course

The aim of the course is to provide candidates with an introduction to and an overview of Canada’s legal system and the role of law in Canadian society, review various legal theories as they apply to Canadian law, introduce the overarching legal framework within which the particular areas of law studied in other courses operate, acquaint candidates with the various sources of Canadian law, compare the different branches of Canadian government and to analyze the relationships between and among them, provide candidates with an understanding of the Canadian treaty-making process and the implementation of international law into domestic law, provide candidates with an understanding of the special relationship Aboriginal Peoples have with the Canadian State, and to enable candidates to critically assess the impact of the Canadian legal system upon Aboriginal and other minority communities and to provide candidates with an understanding of the nature and function of judicial review and of the basic approaches to statutory interpretation.

“Masud is a consummate professional with a deep understanding of different practice areas. He practice experience spans across corporate law, banking and finance, capital market and dispute resolution”


Masud Balogun




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