Grants Awarded 2014-15

Legal Research and Law Reform

 

ALBERTA CIVIL LIBERTIES RESEARCH CENTRE

Legal research and education on civil liberties and human rights

Discrimination in Seniors settings DVD and Workshop development project

 

$703,721

$87,500

ALBERTA LAW REFORM INSTITUTE

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

 

$1,095,000

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

 

$20,000

CANADIAN INSTITUTE OF RESOURCES LAW

Legal research, education and publication activities

 

$226,007

CANADIAN RESEARCH INSTITUTE FOR LAW AND THE FAMILY

Legal research, education and publication activities

National Symposium project

 

$462,377

$40,000

CENTRE FOR CONSTITUTIONAL STUDIES

Legal research, education and publication activities

Strategic Planning Consultant

 

$374,641

$1,500

ENVIRONMENTAL LAW CENTRE

Legal research, education, information and referral about environmental law

 

$397,748

Law Libraries

 

JOINT LIBRARY COMMITTEE

Maintenance of Alberta Law Libraries collections

 

$1,614,144

Public Legal Education

 

ALBERTA LEGAL INFORMATION SOCIETY

Development 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

 

$992,500

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

 

$200,000

CALGARY CATHOLIC IMMIGRATION SOCIETY

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

 

$28,000

CALGARY CHINESE COMMUNITY SERVICE ASSOCIATION

Law & Advocacy project

 

$62,580

CALGARY WORKERS’ RESOURCE CENTRE

Employment rights, obligations and benefits education program

Enhanced vulnerable workers support project

 

$78,311

$154,342

CANADIAN BAR ASSOCIATION, ALBERTA

Law Day 2015 – partial funding for public legal education events held across the province

 

$42,000

CHINOOK LEARNING SERVICES, CALGARY

Provision of public legal education workshops

 

$42,000

EDMONTON PUBLIC SCHOOLS, METRO CONTINUING EDUCATION

Provision of public legal education workshops

 

$39,419

ELK ISLAND PUBLIC SCHOOLS, SHERWOOD PARK

Provision of public legal education workshops

 

$17,932

GRANDE PRAIRIE COUNCIL FOR LIFELONG LEARNING

Provision of public legal education workshops

 

$26,150

JOHN HOWARD SOCIETY OF ALBERTA

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

Provincial Office

CJE program workshops

Web-based criminal justice education project

Provincial CJE print materials

YCJA video production for school and community presentations

Calgary District

Edmonton District

Lethbridge District

Medicine Hat District

Red Deer District

Grande Prairie District

 

 

  

 
$27,260

$59,004

$19,530

$97,978

$234,257

$197,290

$168,487

$85,209

$96,430

$200,060

KINBRACE COMMUNITY SOCIETY

Refugee Hearing Preparation: A Guide for Refugee Claimants

 

$47,049

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 project

Intermediaries Legal Education and Training project

 

 $612,000


$50,679

$86,010

LETHBRIDGE COLLEGE

Provision of public legal education workshops

 

$66,560

MEDICINE HAT COLLEGE

Provision of public legal education workshops

 

$36,250

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

 

$102,020

RED DEER PUBLIC SCHOOLS, COMMUNITY PROGRAMS

Provision of public legal education workshops

 

$14,082

UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA, FACULTY OF LAW

Undergraduate Bursaries

Undergraduate Awards

Aboriginal Law Speaker Series

 

$272,000

$20,000

$7,371

UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY, FACULTY OF LAW, Canadian Association of Environmental Law Societies (CAELS) Conference

 

$6,875

UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY, FACULTY OF LAW

Undergraduate Bursaries

 

$160,000

UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY, FACULTY OF LAW, VOICES IN LAW

Speakers Series

 

$22,100

Native Peoples Legal Programs

 

NATIVE COUNSELLING SERVICES OF ALBERTA

BearPaw Media Productions

BearPaw Legal Education and Resource Centre

 

$382,009

$391,401

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

Aboriginal Articling Student position

Client Relationship Management System project

Communications Director project

 

 

$2,234,455

 

$26,509

$15,939

$193,500

CALGARY WOMEN’S EMERGENCY SHELTER ASSOCIATION

Provision of legal information, assistance and referral

 

$145,901

CAMROSE & DISTRICT VICTIM SERVICES SOCIETY

Court Support Assistant

 

$15,938

CENTRAL ALBERTA LEGAL CLINIC FOUNDATION

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

 

$419,725

CENTRAL ALBERTA VICTIM & WITNESS SUPPORT SOCIETY

Court Support Liaison project

 

$53,620

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

Legal support, services and legal education for children and youth

 

$345,596

 

CROWSNEST PASS WOMEN’S RESOURCE AND CRISIS CENTRE

Legal information, support and referral services

 

$18,000

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)

Family Law project (PLE; volunteer lawyer services, follow-up legal advice and representation, information and referral)

 

$1,364,866


$54,157


$84,589

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

 

$276,480

 

$82,854

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

 

$75,682


$95,284

 
$14,978

$68,228

$73,558

$81,791

$54,822

LETHBRIDGE LEGAL GUIDANCE

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

 

$380,929

PRO BONO LAW ALBERTA

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

 

$247,537

STUDENT LEGAL ASSISTANCE, UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY

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

Capital Equipment project

 

$387,981

$31,516

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

 

$402,050

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

Funding for student coordination of volunteer programs

 

$28,255

WOMEN’S CENTRE OF CALGARY

Legal Clinic Volunteer Coordinator

 

$38,121