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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is Westlaw Edge Canada?
Westlaw Edge is a premium legal research platform, with exclusive features and capabilities. Like all Thomson Reuters products, Westlaw Edge receives continued investment with new features, capabilities and content added regularly.

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Does Westlaw Edge include new content?
The content available on Edge mirrors what’s available on Westlaw Canada. The difference between Westlaw Canada and Westlaw Edge are the features and capabilities offered.

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Does Westlaw Edge change how I access content?
The core content and subscriptions that are available on Westlaw Canada are also available for Westlaw Edge. Westlaw Edge introduces a new UI with slight changes in navigation and all the familiar search features are enhanced and easier to use.

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Does Westlaw Edge impact my Westlaw Canada access?
You have the option to remain on Westlaw Canada or to purchase Edge. If you do not purchase Edge, there will be no impact to your existing subscription or access. Westlaw Canada continues to be available to both new and existing customers.

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What does Westlaw Edge cost?
Westlaw Edge is a premier next generation legal research platform, and it will be sold at a premium. For information on pricing, please contact your Thomson Reuters sales representative.

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What training will be provided for Westlaw Edge?
Training materials, including instructional videos, will be available on our Customer Learning Centre. To arrange in-person training sessions and/or webinars, please contact customerlearning.legaltaxcanada@thomsonreuters.com.

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Is Westlaw Edge Canada the same as Westlaw Edge US and Westlaw Edge UK?
No. Westlaw Edge Canada is a unique product that has been customised to meet the needs of Canadian customers and to reflect the requirements of Canadian content. Westlaw Edge Canada has a similar look and feel to the US and UK products. There are some functionality overlap between products, but Westlaw Edge US, UK and Canada each have their own unique set of features and content.

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Can I access Westlaw Edge US or Westlaw Edge UK for International Content?
No. You will continue to navigate to the international content through Westlaw US Classic, as you do today.

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Can I purchase Westlaw Edge US and Westlaw Edge UK?
No. At this time, Westlaw Edge US and Westlaw Edge UK are not available to Canadian customers.

To learn more about Westlaw Edge Canada, please contact your Thomson Reuters representative.

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