Canadian Law: An Introduction, Sixth Edition introduces Canadian public law to college and university students, using specific case law to prompt debate and discussion. Law is a changing human construction, and this text will interest students in the principles, powers, and privileges that law conveys. This text is designed to introduce students to Canadian law: first, to its role and origins; second, to the building blocks of the system: statutory interpretation, the Constitution, the courts, and the legal profession; and third, to areas of substantive law and their fundamental principles: tort law, family law, administrative law, and criminal law. Law is, in most important respects, a site of political, economic, and social conflict and debate. At the end of the day, this book will have accomplished its purpose if students see law as entirely human, changeable, and deserving of both institutional respect and continual criticism-as something in which we all have a stake and which we can influence.