After identifying key terms and concepts, you are ready to identify relevant caselaw. The Canadian Abridgment (2nd floor, aisle 34) is a key research tool for identifying cases. It is a digest service which arranges the abstracts of cases reported by topics in alphabetical order.
Each volume includes a list of all the abbreviations used, a list of all the cases cited, then a detailed table of contents. If you have identified your topic areas, you should be able to locate cases indexed under that topic. If the abstract seems useful, you may use the citation information to locate this case in print or in a database.