Grants Awarded 2012-13

Research and Reform

 

ALBERTA CIVIL LIBERTIES RESEARCH CENTRE

Legal research and education on civil liberties and human rights

Capital equipment project grant

 

$644,174

$17,323

ALBERTA LAW REFORM INSTITUTE

Research into law and the administration of justice and proposing law reform

 

$1,027,500

CANADIAN BAR ASSOCIATION, ALBERTA

Legislative Review Officer -  assists the Committee to review all bills prior to first reading and summarize bills passing through the Legislature

 

$20,000

CANADIAN INSTITUTE OF RESOURCES LAW

Legal research, education and publication activities

First Nation’s Consultation and Accommodation Toolkit for Alberta

 

$268,552

$43,950

CANADIAN RESEARCH INSTITUTE FOR LAW AND THE FAMILY

Legal research, education and publication activities

 

$250,000

CENTRE FOR CONSITUTIONAL STUDIES

Legal research, education and publication activities

Website upgrade project

 

$350,510

$9,950

ENVIRONMENTAL LAW CENTRE

Legal research, education, information and referral about environmental law

 

$344,500

UNIVERSITY OF WINDSOR, FACULTY OF LAW

Dialogue Event to discuss research findings on SRL’s

Self-Represented Litigants Research Project, supplemental grant

 

$17,731

$9,680

INSTITUTE OF HEALTH ECONOMICS

Legal Issues of FASD project

 

$50,000

Law Libraries

 

JOINT LIBRARY COMMITTEE

Maintenance of Alberta Law Libraries collections

Maintenance of Alberta Law Libraries collections, supplementary grant

Capital equipment project

 

$1,534,664

$230,050

$64,000

Public Legal Education

 

ALBERTA POLICE-BASED VICTIM SERVICES ASSOCIATION

Court Preparation Video

 

$10,000

ALBERTA SEVENTH STEP SOCIETY

Education in the schools about the criminal justice system from the viewpoint of the ex-offender

 

$221,500

ALBERTA WORKERS’ HEALTH CENTRE

Work Plays Program – dramatic presentations to school audiences about Employment and Workplace Health and Safety law

Work Plays 2 Pilot Project

 

$150,000

$22,000

CALGARY CATHOLIC IMMIGRATION SOCIETY

PLE workshops on immigration, family and criminal law to clients of CCIS and to service providers

 

$28,000

CALGARY WORKERS’ RESOURCE CENTRE

Employment rights, obligations and benefits education program

Enhanced vulnerable workers support project

 

$73,988

$146,275

CANADIAN BAR ASSOCIATION, ALBERTA

Law Day 2011 – partial funding for public legal education events held across the province

 

$42,000

CHINOOK LEARNING SERVICES, CALGARY

Provision of public legal education workshops

 

$37,400

EDMONTON PUBLIC SCHOOLS, METRO CONTINUING EDUCATION

Provision of public legal education workshops

 

$39,615

ELK ISLAND PUBLIC SCHOOLS, SHERWOOD PARK

Provision of public legal education workshops

 

$18,223

GRANDE PRAIRIE COUNCIL FOR LIFELONG LEARNING

Provision of public legal education workshops

 

$24,000

JOHN HOWARD SOCIETY OF ALBERTA

Public legal education in Alberta schools and communities about the criminal justice system

Provincial Office

Provincial Office web-based criminal justice education project

Provincial Office Youth Criminal Justice Act Handbook reprint

Calgary District

Edmonton District

Lethbridge District

Medicine Hat District

Red Deer District

Grande Prairie District

 

                       
$20,728

$59,702

$22,745

$222,980

$181,277

$161,044

$79,271

$82,76

$189,016

LEGAL RESOURCE CENTRE

Print and web-based public legal education and information resources; legal referrals and      presentations to the public; and training for intermediaries

Law Now, 2012-14, supplementary grant

Family Law Public Legal Education Project

 


$601,000

$40,900

$68,500

LETHBRIDGE COLLEGE

Provision of public legal education workshops

 

$66,931

MEDICINE HAT COLLEGE

Provision of public legal education workshops

 

$37,500

MOUNT ROYAL UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION

Scholarships for students pursuing Honours BA, Criminal Justice

 

$5,000

PORTAGE COLLEGE, LAC LA BICHE

Provision of public legal education workshops

 

$100,242

RED DEER PUBLIC SCHOOLS, COMMUNITY PROGRAMS

Provision of public legal education workshops

 

$12,639

UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA, FACULTY OF LAW

Undergraduate Bursaries & Awards

 

$272,000

UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY, FACULTY OF LAW, ENVIRONMENTAL LAW SOCIETY

Speakers Series

 

$1,595

UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY, FACULTY OF LAW

Undergraduate Bursaries & Awards

 

$160,000

UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY, FACULTY OF LAW, VOICES IN LAW

Speakers Series

 

$17,000

Native Peoples’ Legal Programs

 

NATIVE COUNSELLING SERVICES OF ALBERTA

BearPaw Media Productions

BearPaw Legal Education and Resource Centre

 

$387,921

$444,381

University of Alberta, Faculty of Law, ABORIGINAL LAW STUDENTS ASSOCIATION,

Speaker Series

 

$4,600

University of Saskatchewan, NATIVE LAW CENTRE

Partial funding of the legal research and education program

 

$20,000

Community and Student Legal Assistance

 

CALGARY LEGAL GUIDANCE

Volunteer lawyer clinical services; follow-up legal advice and representation; public legal education, information and referral; Homeless Outreach program; related administration costs
Immigration Law Project (2013 transition)           
Immigration Law Project (2013-14)

 

$1,564,000
            $78,825
            $335,000

CALGARY WOMEN’S EMERGENCY SHELTER ASSOCIATION

Provision of legal information, assistance and referral

 

$61,480

CENTRAL ALBERTA LEGAL CLINIC FOUNDATION

Volunteer lawyer clinical services; follow-up legal advice and representation; public legal education, information and referral; related administration costs

 

$402,715

CENTRAL ALBERTA WOMEN’S OUTREACH SOCIETY

Provision of legal information, assistance and referral in Red Deer and surrounding communities

 

$151,402

CHILDREN’S LEGAL & EDUCATIONAL RESOURCE CENTRE

Staff lawyer for youth

Administrative support

 

$80,453

$41,615

CROWSNEST PASS WOMEN’S RESOURCE AND CRISIS CENTRE

Legal information, support and referral services

 

$14,750

EDMONTON COMMUNITY LEGAL CENTRE

Volunteer lawyer clinical services; follow-up legal advice and representation; public legal education, information and referral; related administration costs
Grande Prairie Legal Guidance (volunteer lawyer clinical services, information and referral)Immigration Law Project
Family Law Public Legal Education Project

 

$1,086,894$51,573$109,238$31,252

ELIZABETH FRY SOCIETY, CALGARY

Calgary Adult and Youth Court program – information, guidance referral and support to persons in Provincial and Youth Court; Community Awareness Program for Immigrants
Satellite Court Expansion Project to Airdrie and Okotoks

 

$248,811
$34,110

ELIZABETH FRY SOCIETY, EDMONTON

Edmonton Adult Court Program - Information, guidance, referral and support to persons in Edmonton Provincial Court; Edmonton Youth Court Program – Information, guidance, referral and support to persons in Edmonton Youth and Family Court; Volunteer lawyer clinic at the Edmonton Institution for Women; Satellite Court Program in St Albert, Stony Plain and Morinville; and Satellite Court Program in Fort Saskatchewan and Sherwood Park

Satellite Court Project in Wetaskiwin, Camrose and Ponoka

 

     



$347,885

$52,922

LETHBRIDGE LEGAL GUIDANCE

Volunteer lawyer clinical services; follow-up legal advice and representation; public legal education, information and referral; related administration costs

 

$332,021

PRO BONO LAW ALBERTA

Partial funding of operations costs to assist delivery of pro bono legal services

 

$215,250

STUDENT LEGAL ASSISTANCE, UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY

Provision of legal information and assistance to the community by law students

Summer Research Student project

Capital Equipment project

 

$359,827

$17,646

$7,100

STUDENT LEGAL SERVICES OF EDMONTON

Provision of legal information and assistance to the community by law students, including Pro Bono Students Canada at the University of Alberta

 

$395,758

UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY, FACULTY OF LAW, PRO BONO STUDENTS CANADA

Funding for student coordination of volunteer programs

 

$25,357

WOMEN’S CENTRE OF CALGARY

Legal Clinic Volunteer Coordinator

 

$36,939