Grants Awarded April 2016 to March 2017

LEGAL RESEARCH AND LAW REFORM

Alberta Civil Liberties Research Centre$620,294
Legal research and education on civil liberties and human rights

Alberta Law Reform Institute$840,000
Research into law and the administration of justice and proposing law reform

Canadian Bar Association, Alberta$17,000
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$203,139
Legal research, education and publication activities

Canadian Research Institute For Law And The Family
Legal research, education and publication activities – $448,705
Communications Project – $6,000

Centre For Constitutional Studies$338,114
Legal research, education and publication activities

Environmental Law Centre
Environmental Bill of Rights Project – engagement of Albertans regarding legal rights relating to environmental quality and an Environmental Bill of Rights. – $133,125
Environmental Law for High Schools Project – to increase environmental law literacy in high schools. – $95,600
Climate Change Project – to increase awareness and knowledge of climate change mitigation and adaptation laws and regulations. – $105,900

LAW LIBRARIES

Joint Library Committee
Maintenance of Alberta Law Libraries collections – $1,000,000
Project grant – $400,000

PUBLIC LEGAL EDUCATION

Alberta Legal Information Society$445,000
Continuing development and maintenance of a provincial interactive website 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$172,474
Education in the schools about the criminal justice system from the viewpoint of the ex-offender

Alberta Workers’ Health Centre$190,000
Work Plays Program – dramatic presentations to school audiences about Employment and Workplace Health and Safety law

Calgary Chinese Community Service Association$56,320
Law & Advocacy project

Canadian Bar Association, Alberta$35,700
Law Day 2017 – partial funding for public legal education events held across the province

Chinook Learning Services,Calgary$39,000
Provision of public legal education workshops

Edmonton Public Schools, Metro Continuing Education$32,282
Provision of public legal education workshops

Elk Island Public Schools, Sherwood Park$17,957
Provision of public legal education workshops

Grande Prairie Council For Lifelong Learning$15,806
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
Provincial CJE print materials – $14,350
Calgary District – $150,864
Edmonton District – $124,291
Lethbridge District – $90,659
Medicine Hat District – $50,743
Red Deer District – $57,946
Grande Prairie District – $128,204

Legal Resource Centre$600,039
Print and web-based public legal education and information resources; legal referrals; workshops and training for intermediaries

Lethbridge College$34,017
Provision of public legal education workshops

Medicine Hat College$35,400
Provision of public legal education workshops

Portage College, Lac La Biche – $100,212
Provision of public legal education workshops

Red Deer Public Schools, Community Programs$13,517
Provision of public legal education workshops

University Of Alberta, Faculty of Law
Undergraduate Awards – $20,000
Aboriginal Law Speaker Series – $9,495

University Of Calgary, Faculty Of Law, Voices In Law – $16,000
Speakers Series

Workers’ Resource Centre
Public Legal Education Program – $84,707
Case Work Program – $159,178

NATIVE PEOPLES LEGAL PROGRAMS

Native Counselling Services Of Alberta
BearPaw Media Productions – $100,000
BearPaw Legal Education and Resource Centre – $344,000

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

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 – $2,106,000
Medicine Hat Legal Help Centre project – $66,006

Central Alberta Legal Clinic Foundation$434,100
Volunteer lawyer clinical services; follow-up legal advice and representation; public legal education, information and referral; related administration costs

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

Crowsnest Pass Women’s Resource And Crisis Centre$17,250
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; public legal education) – $65,427
Family Law Project (volunteer lawyer clinic services; follow-up legal advice and representation; public legal education) – $478,741
Family Law Booklets Printing Project – $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 – $262,000
Satellite Court Expansion projects – $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 – $309,659
Satellite Court #3 project in Wetaskiwin, Camrose and Ponoka – $76,010
Satellite Court #4 project in Red Deer – $63,260

Lethbridge Legal Guidance$364,720
Volunteer lawyer clinical services; follow-up legal advice and representation; public legal education, information and referral; related administration costs

Pro Bono Law Alberta$209,561
Partial funding of operations costs to assist delivery of pro bono legal services

Student Legal Assistance, University of Calgary – $383,989
Provision of legal information and assistance to the community by law students

Student Legal Services of Edmonton$389,297
Provision of legal information and assistance to the community by law students, including Pro Bono Students Canada at the University of Alberta

University of Calgary, Faculty of Law, Pro Bono Students Canada$30,289
Funding for student coordination of volunteer programs

Women’s Centre of Calgary$25,615
Legal Clinic Volunteer Coordinator

Grants 2019-2020

Grants 2018-2019

Grants 2017-2018

Grants 2016-2017

Grants 2015-2016

Grants 2014-2015