Grants Awarded April 2015 to March 2016

LEGAL RESEARCH AND LAW REFORM

Alberta Civil Liberties Research Centre – $689,220
Legal research and education on civil liberties and human rights

Alberta Law Reform Institute – $994,500
Research into law and the administration of justice and proposing law reform

Canadian Bar Association, Alberta – $20,000
Legislative Review Officer – assists the Committee to review all bills prior to first reading and summarize bills passing through the Legislature

Canadian Institute of Resources Law – $200,000
Legal research, education and publication activities

Canadian Research Institute for Law and The Family – $471,077
Legal research, education and publication activities

Centre for Constitutional Studies – $355,909
Legal research, education and publication activities

Environmental Law Centre – $372,748
Legal research, education, information and referral about environmental law

Pembina Institute for Appropriate Development – $60,000
Regulatory Standing Reform project

LAW LIBRARIES

Joint Library Committee – $1,669,614
Maintenance of Alberta Law Libraries collections

PUBLIC LEGAL EDUCATION

Alberta Legal Information Society – $892,665
Continuing 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

Alberta Seventh Step Society – $221,300
Education in the schools about the criminal justice system from the viewpoint of the ex-offender

Alberta Workers’ Health Centre – $200,000
Work Plays Program – dramatic presentations to school audiences about Employment and Workplace Health and Safety law

Calgary Catholic Immigration Society – $28,000
PLE workshops on immigration, family, employment and criminal law to clients of CCIS and to service providers

Calgary Chinese Community Service Association – $62,580
Law & Advocacy project

Calgary Workers’ Resource Centre
Public Legal Education program – $84,707
Case worker project – $159,178

Canadian Bar Association, Alberta – $42,000
Law Day 2016 – partial funding for public legal education events held across the province

Chinook Learning Services, Calgary – $42,000
Provision of public legal education workshops

Edmonton Public Schools, Metro Continuing Education – $37,101
Provision of public legal education workshops

Elk Island Public Schools, Sherwood Park – $20,897
Provision of public legal education workshops

Grande Prairie Council For Lifelong Learning – $22,498
Provision of public legal education workshops

John Howard Society Of Alberta
Public legal education in Alberta schools and communities about the criminal justice system
Provincial Office
CJE program workshops – $25,628
Provincial CJE print materials – $26,602
Calgary District – $239,392
Edmonton District – $197,290
Lethbridge District – $170,808
Medicine Hat District – $85,195
Red Deer District – $91,977
Grande Prairie District – $204,937

Legal Resource Centre
Print and web-based public legal education and information resources; legal referrals; workshops and training for intermediaries – $631,620
Evaluation Consultant Project – $10,000

Lethbridge College – $35,808
Provision of public legal education workshops

Medicine Hat College – $38,000
Provision of public legal education workshops

Mount Royal University Foundation – $3,000
Scholarships for students pursuing Honours BA, Criminal Justice

Portage College, Lac La Biche – $105,491
Provision of public legal education workshops

Red Deer Public Schools, Community Programs – $15,687
Provision of public legal education workshops

University Of Alberta, Faculty of Law
Undergraduate Bursaries – $272,000
Undergraduate Awards Aboriginal – $20,000
Law Speaker Series – $6,630

University Of Calgary, Faculty of Law – $2,500
Canadian Association of Environmental Law Societies (CAELS) Conference

University of Calgary, Faculty of Law – $160,000
Undergraduate Bursaries

University Of Calgary, Faculty Of Law, Voices In Law – $22,100
Speakers Series

NATIVE PEOPLES LEGAL PROGRAMS

Native Counselling Services Of Alberta
BearPaw Media Productions – $338,445
BearPaw Legal Education and Resource Centre – $347,997
Capital Project – $21,277

University of Saskatchewan, Native Law Centre – $20,000
Partial funding of the legal research and education program

COMMUNITY AND STUDENT LEGAL ASSISTANCE

Airdrie And District Victims Assistance Society – $25,000
Court Support Assistant

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 – $2,234,455
Medicine Hat Legal Help Centre project – $73,340
Aboriginal Articling Student – $26,509

Calgary Women’s Emergency Shelter Association – $149,034
Provision of legal information, assistance and referral

Camrose & District Victim Services Society – $15,938
Court Support Assistant

Central Alberta Legal Clinic Foundation
Volunteer lawyer clinical services; follow-up legal advice and representation; public legal education, information and referral; related administration costs $444,458
Capital Project $14,771

Central Alberta Women’s Outreach Society – $136,262
Provision of legal information, assistance and referral in Red Deer and surrounding communities

Children’s Legal & Educational Resource Centre – $172,798
Legal support, services and legal education for children and youth

Crowsnest Pass Women’s Resource And Crisis Centre – $18,000
Legal information, support and referral services

Edmonton Community Legal Centre
Volunteer lawyer clinic services; follow-up legal advice and representation; public legal education, information and referral; related administration costs – $1,426,466
Grande Prairie Legal Guidance (volunteer lawyer clinic services, information and referral) – $65,427
Family Law project (PLE; volunteer lawyer services; information and referral) – $77,889
Family Law Booklets Printing Project – $8,000

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 – $291,111
Satellite Court Expansion projects – $93,439

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 – $336,794
Satellite Court #3 project in Wetaskiwin, Camrose and Ponoka – $84,359
Satellite Court #4 project in Red Deer – $56,202

Lethbridge Legal Guidance – $367,172
Volunteer lawyer clinical services; follow-up legal advice and representation; public legal education, information and referral; related administration costs

Pro Bono Law Alberta – $222,783
Partial funding of operations costs to assist delivery of pro bono legal services

Student Legal Assistance, University of Calgary – $386,427
Provision of legal information and assistance to the community by law students

Student Legal Services of Edmonton – $401,272
Provision of legal information and assistance to the community by law students, including Pro Bono Students Canada at the University of Alberta

Foothills Regional Victim Services Association – $30,000
Court Support Assistant

University of Calgary, Faculty of Law, Pro Bono Students Canada
Funding for student coordination of volunteer programs – $32,100
Capital Project – $990

Women’s Centre Of Calgary – $38,121
Legal Clinic Volunteer Coordinator

Grants 2020-2021

Grants 2019-2020

Grants 2018-2019

Grants 2017-2018

Grants 2016-2017

Grants 2015-2016

Grants 2014-2015