Grants Awarded 2018-19 to November, 2018

Legal Research and Law Reform

 

ALBERTA CIVIL LIBERTIES RESEARCH CENTRE 

Provides legal research, publications and education on civil liberties and human rights.

 

$678,200

ALBERTA LAW REFORM INSTITUTE

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

$815,000

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

 

$15,000

ENVIRONMENTAL LAW CENTRE

Geothermal Resources
Waste Management Regulatory Reform

 

$119,352
$109,700

UNIVERSITY OF WINDSOR, NATIONAL SELF-REPRESENTED LITIGANTS PROJECT

2018 Dialogue Event

45 justice system professionals and 15 self-represented litigants gather for 2 days of open discussion on increasing access to justice for self-represented litigants.

 

$9,642

Law Libraries

 

CANADIAN LEGAL INFORMATION INSTITUTE (CanLII)

A project to digitize, and make publicly available online, Alberta annual statutes for the years 1906 to the present.

 

$83,725

Public Legal Education

 

ALBERTA WORKERS’ HEALTH CENTRE

Work Plays Program – makes dramatic presentations to school audiences about Employment and Workplace Health and Safety law
Creation of a new Junior High Play

 

$181,000

$28,015

CANADIAN BAR ASSOCIATION, ALBERTA

Law Day 2018 – partial funding for public legal education events held across the province

 

$35,700

CALGARY CHINESE COMMUNITY SERVICE ASSOCIATION

Law & Advocacy Program

 

$79,743

LEGAL RESOURCE CENTRE

Offers print and web-based public legal education and information resources, legal referrals, and presentations to the public.

 

 

$648,300

PORTAGE COLLEGE, LAC LA BICHE

Provision of public legal education workshops

 

$67,885

WORKERS’ RESOURCE CENTRE

Public Legal Education Program – provides plain-language educational workshops for marginalized Alberta workers on employment-related rights, obligations and benefits.

Case Work Program - provides information, assistance and representation to help vulnerable workers in Alberta access their legislated benefits and entitlements.

 

$90,336

 

$171,870

Community and Student Legal Assistance

 

CROWSNEST PASS WOMEN’S RESOURCE AND CRISIS CENTRE

Provides free legal information, support and referral services to residents of southwestern rural Alberta.

 

$21,850

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 Booklets Printing Project

  

$2,119,408

$71,864

$8,430

ELIZABETH FRY SOCIETY OF CALGARY

Calgary Adult and Youth Court Program – provides information on court procedures, processes, options and referrals for individuals attending first and subsequent appearances in criminal or traffic court in Calgary.

Regional Court Project – provides information, referral and support to persons attending appearances in adult and youth criminal or traffic courts in regions surrounding Calgary.

 

$135,029

 

 

$72,793

 ELIZABETH FRY SOCIETY, EDMONTON

Edmonton Adult Court program – information, referral and support to persons in Edmonton Provincial Court;
Edmonton Youth Court Program – information, 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 program in Wetaskiwin, Camrose and Ponoka
Satellite Court #4 program in Red Deer

 

 

$335,258

 

$78,878
$68,805

PRO BONO LAW ALBERTA

Moving Costs Project

$10,731 

UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA, FACULTY OF LAW

Indigenous Law Students Association Speaker Series

 $12,100

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

Coordinates law student volunteers who deliver pro bono legal services under the supervision of volunteer lawyers to communities, organizations and individuals in need.

 

$31,290

WOMEN’S CENTRE OF CALGARY

Legal Clinic Volunteer Coordinator

 

 $46,326