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BMC 236 Security Law

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Course Description

This overview of the Canadian legal system emphasizes the legal matters of interest to security personnel. Topics include: the Canadian court system; criminal law and evidence; contract, company and real property law, including the protection of technology and information; labour law and collective bargaining; and laws regulating the security industry.

Course Details

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Take advantage of the Canadian court system to ensure that organizational assets are protected and that there is appropriate recovery of losses
  • Conduct legal research on security related topics
  • Establish a security program and conduct investigations which comply with human rights principles including harassment, drug testing, the Charter of Rights and Freedoms and privacy legislation
  • Establish a security program and conduct investigations which comply with the precepts of the criminal law including arrest, searches and seizures
  • Describe the effects of civil law on a security program including liability, contracts and the principles of intellectual property
  • Develop a policy and procedures for the conduct of an internal investigation applying the principles of human resource and labour laws and protecting the rights of both the employer and the employee
  • Gather evidence and prepare it for introduction at trial or a hearing


BMC 352 Learning Online

Applies Towards the Following Certificate(s)


  BMC 236 - 012 Security Law  
  Winter 2017   Status:  Available
Online:   10 Jan 2017 to 10 Apr 2017
Hours: 40.00
Course Fees:   Flat Fee non-credit    $595.00
Potential Price Adjustments:
Delivery Options:  Online
Instructor(s): David Ray
  Reading List / Textbook:  

No Textbook Required


  Section Notes:  

Prerequisite: BMC 352 Learning Online

It is not possible to register online for this course until you have successfully completed BMC 352 Learning Online or have a Learning Online Prerequisite Waiver in your profile. You may enrol in this course, by telephone, if you are enrolled in a section of BMC 352 that will be completed before this course begins.
  • This course will be delivered using Desire2Learn (D2L).
  • Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am on the start date.
A $25 fee applies for course withdrawals and transfers.  

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