All Supreme Court of Canada Decisions Since 1876 Now Published Online

Lexum and the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) have been working together for the last 20 years to improve access to Canadian law. Various projects have been undertaken to complete the Supreme Court decisions database including all of the historical judgments. Multiple partners have participated in this goal including the Law Foundation of Ontario, the Law Foundation of British Columbia, the Alberta Law Foundation, the Centre d’accès à l’information juridique in Quebec and CanLII.

The goal has now been achieved and all decisions in the Supreme Court Reports since its creation date in 1876 are now published online and available for free at or

As of now, a total of 10,300 decisions and 187,000 pages of the Supreme Court Reports have been published online.

Read the news article in the Canadian Lawyer Magazine, and also National Post.