Author Archives: Susannah Tredwell

How to Set Up Alerts on Lexbox

Lexbox is a free* online service that allows you to set up CanLII alerts that are automatically emailed to you.

To set up an alert on CanLII using Lexbox:

  • If
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How Do You Note Up a Specific Paragraph of a Case?

This was adapted from a post on the CALL listserv; many thanks to Sarah Sutherland of CanLII and Ken Fox of the Law Society of Saskatchewan for the information.

There …

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There Are Some Hard to Find Foreign Cases on CanLII

One of CANLII’s lesser known resources is its Foreign reported decisions database which “includes some decisions issued by foreign courts and tribunals and that are of special interest for Canadian …

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A New Resource for Translations of Canadian Case Law

This was based on a post on the CALL listserv; many thanks to Michèle LeBlanc of the Université de Moncton for the information.

The Centre de traduction et de terminologie

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Use the CanLII Manual to British Columbia Civil Litigation to Find Annotated Rules of Court

Last Thursday, CanLII unveiled its newest endeavour: the CanLII Manual to British Columbia Civil Litigation. The resource consists of nine “pathfinders” dealing with specific areas of the law, a …

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Use an RSS Feed to Track the Progress of Federal Legislation

In a previous tip, I referred very briefly to the fact that the Canadian federal government and some provinces offer RSS feeds that can be used to track the …

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An Easy Way to Find Out About Foreign Legislation

If you’ve been asked to find foreign materials in a jurisdiction you know little or nothing about, GlobaLex (https://www.nyulawglobal.org/globalex/index.html) provides a number of country-specific resources covering Afghanistan to …

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Have a Copy of the Bill to Refer to When Searching Hansard

Hansard is a very useful tool when trying to determine the intent of an act. Researchers often look at a specific section of an act and what it was intended …

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How to Find a UK Royal Proclamation

This tip is based on questions posed on the CALL listserv; thanks to John Sadler and Linda Keddy.

According to “How to look for records of … Privy Council

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Sanitizing Library Books

As libraries reopen, one concern is how to deal with books that have been returned by patrons. The Australian Library and Information Association is recommending the following:

“For paper-based products, …

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