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Research the latest laws and regulations if you have a legal problem.  The following links provide access to the laws of Canada and Ontario:


Canadian Legal Information Institute

CanLII provides access to Canadian statutes and cases.


Statutes of Canada

Consult the laws of Canada through access to statutes and regulations.


Statutes of Ontario - E-Laws

Consult Ontario legislation through access to statutes and regulations.


For an overview of legal topics consult Legal Line.  For an overview of Canada's judicial system consult Guide to Canada's System of Justice.


To locate legal aid clinics in Hamilton, consult Hamilton Community Legal Clinic.  To find a lawyer in Hamilton, consult the Hamilton Law Association's web site.  Locate local court addresses


  • The City of Hamilton has a variety of services available at offices and online. In this article, we have provided links to Animal Control, Business Licenses, Municipal Law Enforcement, and Parking Operations and Enforcement.

Kenilworth Branch - Accessible Service Disruption Notice

The parking lot at the Kenilworth Branch is currently under construction, and is unavailable, including Kenilworth's accessible parking space. Street parking is available near the branch. ‚ÄčAs an alternative, the closest library locations with access to barrier free parking are the Barton Branch, located at 571 Barton St E, and the Red Hill Branch, located at 695 Queenston Rd. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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