Business Law


  • Requisites:
  • Course Equivalencies: AAC220, BLAW161, BLAW162, JRSB205
  • Open Studies: Available
  • Credits: 3.00

The objective of the course is to develop sophisticated clients. Students learn how to engage an appropriate lawyer and how to conduct basic legal research online. After examining Canada's legal systems, the course addresses how laws are made and enforced by various branches of government. Constitutional law, including an analysis of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, follows. Human rights legislation is similarly evaluated from a business perspective. The Canadian court system is contrasted with various forms of alternative dispute resolution. Students learn how civil actions in Provincial Court, Civil, are conducted. Tort law is examined to identify the potential liabilities businesses may face. Insurance law, contract law and forms of business organizations are likewise studied from a risk management perspective. The course concludes with employment law, including the common law and the relevant legislation.

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Upcoming Sessions

Class Section Dates
40015 E01 Jun. 30 - Aug. 21, 2020
Delivery Status
Evening, Online Full
Meeting Times:
  • Jul. 1 to Aug. 19 - Monday, Wednesday: 6:00 PM - 9:50 PM