There are currently two official report series in Canada: the Supreme Court Reports (SCR) and the Federal Courts Reports (FCR)
Supreme Court Reports (SCR)
Published under the title Canada Supreme Court Reports/Recueils des arrêts de la Cour suprême du Canada. From 1970 to current, this series isully bilingual with text in English and French in two columns.
Federal Courts Reports (FCR)
Please note: this official report series was formerly entitled the Federal Court Reports (FC), which were published from 1971-2003. From 2004 the report series became the Federal Courts Reports (FCR).
The Exchequer Court of Canada (1875-1971) was replaced by the Federal Court of Canada in 1971. The Exchequer Court Reports are also an authorised report series. The full set of reports (1877 to 1971) are available on Lexis Advance (UniMelb staff & student access). Change the jurisdiction from Australia to Canada >>keyword>> type Exchequer Court Reports>> select Add Publication as Filter.
The following unofficial report series are available online on WestlawNext Canada (UniMelb staff & student access):
Click BestCase Library on the right side of the homepage to see the list of reports:
The Law Library holds a number of unofficial / unauthorised report series in print on Level 4, including:
Databases containing unreported judgments from multiple courts and tribunals
For more information about these databases, see the Finding Cases on a Topic page in this Guide.
Judgments from Individual Courts
Judgments of the Supreme Court of Canada: decisions are added to this website immediately after public release of the judgments by the Court. The database includes all judgments back to 1907, many judgments back to 1876, and all judgments in leave applications since 2006. All decisions from 1876 to 2010 are pdf replicas of the official Supreme Court Reports.
Federal Court and Federal Court of Appeal decisions: over 10,000 decisions from both courts since 1997.
Many individual court websites also have recent unreported judgments. For a list of the relevant court websites, see this Department of Justice page.