This information is designed to increase awareness about the legal system in Ontario and Canada. Each resource offers educational tools that engage students in learning about the justice system, common legal issues, and court programs and initiatives.
Ontario Justice Education Network
The Ontario Justice Education Network (OJEN) is a charitable organizing working to enhance the public’s understanding of the judicial system through educational programs and dialogue.
OJEN has a variety of programs and resources that are helpful for teachers and students.
Supreme Court of Canada
The Supreme Court of Canada offers guided tours of the Court for teachers and students, and provides an educational kit available for download that includes a brochure, pamphlet, poster, mock trial information, youth activity book, and statistics.
Try Judging is a multimedia educational program created by the Canadian Superior Court Judges Assocation designed to help students understand the role of judges in the justice system.
Law Connection is a website developed by the Centre for Education, Law & Society in the Faculty of Education at Simon Fraser University in British Columbia. The site provides information and resources for teachers and students on legal issues related to various topics, such as the environment and climate change, evidence, the role of judges, Native land claims, and much more.