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Westlaw Edge Canada

Research in ways never before possible

The standard for legal research

Westlaw Edge Canada brings together a legacy of quality and accurate legal research and the latest advancements in legal technology, so you work, think, and deliver even faster. It builds on the premium content, editorial expertise, and performance the legal industry has come to expect from Westlaw, to define a new standard for thorough and accurate legal research. Research in ways never before possible with Westlaw Edge Canada.


Unrivalled research capabilities

First-of-its-kind features expedite research tasks that were once incredibly complex and time-consuming.

Get quick answers to common legal questions

Quickly address legal questions for a variety of topics, without having to drill into a results list, with Common Queries. Simply enter a question into the global search bar and select the most relevant query served up by predictive typeahead.

Know that you are citing good law

Be confident you are citing good law with KeyCite Overruling Risk, which goes beyond explicit citing relationships and flags decisions that may have been implicitly overruled or invalidated by a subsequent ruling.

Note up statutes more efficiently

Driven by Abridgment Digests, Judicial Consideration for Statutes allows you to better understand how courts have interpreted the law by relying on our editorial expertise to guide you to the most relevant caselaw results, faster.

Making it easier to get the right answers right away

Westlaw Edge builds off the strong foundation that generations of lawyers have relied on for thorough and accurate research.


Rely on best-in-class technological innovation at every stage of your legal research.

Editorial Enhancements

Enhancements such as Judicial Consideration for Statutes, KeyCite Overruling Risk, and Legal Topic Suggestions make it easier to find, validate, and interpret the law.


Access the most comprehensive collection of legal information, backed by a rigorous editorial process.

What our customers are saying

95% of Thomson Reuters market research participants agree that the exclusive features of Westlaw Edge Canada will improve the quality of their legal research.

The features of Westlaw Edge that use technology with editorial oversight to help return similar results, identify relevant information, and provide concise answers are very helpful in my legal research and save a lot of time spent identifying relevant case law.
Law Librarian
Large Law Firm

These features will result in significant and practical quality-of-life improvements in my legal research. I am pleased to see a focus on introducing and improving features that are practical to the practice of law and that curate content to make legal research easier.
Senior Associate
Medium Law Firm

All of the features of Westlaw Edge make it so much easier and more “intuitive” yet process-oriented to research. Researching is more enjoyable too and I’ve discovered new areas of the law that may have otherwise remained hidden!
Small Law Firm
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