Is homeschooling legal in Canada?

Yes! Homeschooling – also called home education or home-based education depending on the province or territory – is legal across all of Canada. However, the legal requirements for homeschooling differ considerably. Click here for a brief summary of what you need to know about homeschooling in your province or territory.

Be sure to keep informed of your province or territory’s homeschooling requirements – laws, regulations, and policies can change! HSLDA Canada stays abreast of changes to homeschooling policy throughout the country and keeps its members informed of potential changes. Members have access to detailed explanations of the laws for each province on HSLDA Canada’s member site.