Grants Awarded 2016-17 to March 2017

Legal Research and Law Reform

 

ALBERTA CIVIL LIBERTIES RESEARCH CENTRE

Legal research and education on civil liberties and human rights

 

$620,294

ALBERTA LAW REFORM INSTITUTE

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

 

$840,000

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

 


$17,000

CANADIAN INSTITUTE OF RESOURCES LAW

Legal research, education and publication activities

 

$203,139

CANADIAN RESEARCH INSTITUTE FOR LAW AND THE FAMILY

Legal research, education and publication activities

Communications Project

 

$448,705

$6,000

CENTRE FOR CONSTITUTIONAL STUDIES

Legal research, education and publication activities

 

$338,114

ENVIRONMENTAL LAW CENTRE

Environmental Bill of Rights Project – Engagement of Albertans regarding legal rights relating to environmental quality and an Environmental Bill of Rights.

Environmental Law for High Schools Project – To increase environmental law literacy in high schools.

Climate Change Project – To increase awareness and knowledge of climate change mitigation and adaptation laws and regulations.

 


$133,125


$95,600

 

$105,900

Law Libraries

 

JOINT LIBRARY COMMITTEE

Maintenance of Alberta Law Libraries collections

Project grant

 

$1,000,000

$400,000

Public Legal Education

 

ALBERTA LEGAL INFORMATION SOCIETY

Continuing development and maintenance of a provincial interactive web site to serve as a central access point to legal information in Alberta that will assist Albertans in addressing their legal issues, using guided pathways

 

 

$445,000

ALBERTA SEVENTH STEP SOCIETY

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

 


$172,474

ALBERTA WORKERS’ HEALTH CENTRE

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

 

 

$190,000

CALGARY CHINESE COMMUNITY SERVICE ASSOCIATION

Law & Advocacy project

 

$56,320

CANADIAN BAR ASSOCIATION, ALBERTA

Law Day 2017 – partial funding for public legal education events held across the province

 


$35,700

CHINOOK LEARNING SERVICES, CALGARY

Provision of public legal education workshops

 

$39,000

EDMONTON PUBLIC SCHOOLS, METRO CONTINUING EDUCATION

Provision of public legal education workshops

 

$32,282

ELK ISLAND PUBLIC SCHOOLS, SHERWOOD PARK

Provision of public legal education workshops

 

$17,957

GRANDE PRAIRIE COUNCIL FOR LIFELONG LEARNING

Provision of public legal education workshops

 

$15,806

JOHN HOWARD SOCIETY OF ALBERTA

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

Provincial Office

Provincial CJE print materials

Calgary District

Edmonton District

Lethbridge District

Medicine Hat District

Red Deer District

Grande Prairie District

 

 

 


$14,350

$150,864

$124,291

$90,659

$50,743

$57,946

$128,204

LEGAL RESOURCE CENTRE

Print and web-based public legal education and information resources; legal referrals; workshops and training for intermediaries

 


$600,039

LETHBRIDGE COLLEGE

Provision of public legal education workshops

 

$34,017

MEDICINE HAT COLLEGE

Provision of public legal education workshops

 

$35,400

PORTAGE COLLEGE, LAC LA BICHE

Provision of public legal education workshops

 

$100,212

RED DEER PUBLIC SCHOOLS, COMMUNITY PROGRAMS

Provision of public legal education workshops

 

$13,517

UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA, FACULTY OF LAW

Undergraduate Awards

Aboriginal Law Speaker Series

 

$20,000

$9,495

UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY, FACULTY OF LAW, VOICES IN LAW

Speakers Series



$16,000

WORKERS’ RESOURCE CENTRE

Public Legal Education program

Case worker project

 

$84,707

$159,178

Native Peoples Legal Programs

 

NATIVE COUNSELLING SERVICES OF ALBERTA

BearPaw Media Productions

BearPaw Legal Education and Resource Centre

 

$100,000

$344,000

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

Medicine Hat Legal Help Centre project

 

 

 $2,106,000

$66,006

CENTRAL ALBERTA LEGAL CLINIC FOUNDATION

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

 


$434,100

CENTRAL ALBERTA WOMEN’S OUTREACH SOCIETY

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

 


$136,262

CROWSNEST PASS WOMEN’S RESOURCE AND CRISIS CENTRE

Legal information, support and referral services

 

$17,250

EDMONTON COMMUNITY LEGAL CENTRE

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

Grande Prairie Legal Guidance (volunteer lawyer clinic services; information and referral; public legal education)

Family Law project (volunteer lawyer clinic services; follow-up legal advice and representation; public legal education)

Family Law Booklets Printing Project

 


$1,426,466


$65,427


$478,741

$8,240

 

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 projects

 


$262,000

$84,292

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 #1 program in St Albert, Stony Plain and Morinville; and

Satellite Court #2 program in Fort Saskatchewan and Sherwood Park

 

Satellite Court #3 project in Wetaskiwin, Camrose and Ponoka

Satellite Court #4 project in Red Deer

 

 

 

 

 

 

$309,659

 

$76,010

$63,260

LETHBRIDGE LEGAL GUIDANCE

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

 


$364,720

PRO BONO LAW ALBERTA

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

 

$209,561

STUDENT LEGAL ASSISTANCE, UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY

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

 

$383,989

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

 


$389,297

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

Funding for student coordination of volunteer programs

 

$30,289

WOMEN’S CENTRE OF CALGARY

Legal Clinic Volunteer Coordinator

 

$25,615

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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