- Total Units :
- Class Semester:
- Winter 2023
- Date Range:
- Jan 16, 2023 - Apr 16, 2023
- Class Dates:
- No Scheduled Class Meetings, January 16 - April 16 (Online)
- Craig Stephenson
- You will gain access to your online course three days before the course start date. The final examination will be administered through Examity, a live remote online proctoring service. Students are responsible for covering the Examity proctoring fee (approx. $50 CAD) which is NOT included in course tuition. Refer to our website or your course in Avenue to Learn for further details. Please note registering after the course start date may delay course access and does not permit exceptions to coursework due dates, late textbook purchases, or the refund policy.
Craig Stephenson has a unique blend of formal training and education in various courses in the area of social sciences and law at the university level, as well as practical teaching experience at the college and university level. He graduated from McMaster University in 1987 with of a B.A. in Social Science. From 1988 to 1991, he attended University of Toronto Law School, graduating with his LLB. He was called to the bar in 1992.
From 1993 until, 1998, Stephenson ran a successful sole practitioner legal practice in Brampton, Ontario. He practiced in a variety of areas including Corporate and Small Business Law; Real Estate Law; Estate Law; Employment Law; Administrative Law; Tort Law; Small Claims Court Law; Criminal Law and; Family Law.
In 1998, he decided to devote himself to teaching full time and since then has taught law courses at both the college and university level, in conventional classroom formats, as well as online and through distance learning. Stephenson also has done private corporate training through the Canadian Institute of Traffic and Transportation, in the area of Transportation Law.
In 2017, he co-authored Canadian Business Law Today, a textbook specifically designed for courses that require concise business law coverage. Fundamental topics of Canadian business law such as the court and legal system, tort law, contract law, employment law, property law, and business organization are introduced and discussed, with Stephenson being the lead author on all chapters dealing with contract law.