Canada’s legal system establishes a number of rights & responsibilties for everyone’s wellbeing & protection.


Governments in Canada are elected by the people they serve. Governments are not above the law. The law applies to governments and the people they serve. There are rules about how governments operate, how they are chosen and how they make decisions.

Justice System

The Canadian justice system is made up of a number of groups. Each one has its own role in keeping people safe, dealing with disputes, protecting people’s rights and ensuring fair treatment for all.


Laws are made by governments that are elected by the people. There are laws that deal with many day-to-day activities. Laws set out criminal behaviour and give people accused of crimes certain rights. They also set out rights and responsibilities between family members and create rules about renting, working and driving. Laws also cover many other areas not dealt with here.

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Answers to questions about Saskatchewan’s education system, healthcare, consumer matters, government programs and more. Find useful information about living in a new community, as well as rules about minimum ages for certain activities.