Grants Awarded 2011-12

 

Research and Reform

 

ALBERTA CIVIL LIBERTIES RESEARCH CENTRE

Legal research and education on civil liberties and human rights

Capital equipment project grant

 

$620,578

$2,586

ALBERTA LAW REFORM INSTITUTE

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

 

$1,010,000

ATHABASCA UNIVERSITY

Expanding Access to Legal Services in Alberta Through E-Learning

 

$96,793

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

Changing Nature of Energy Regulation in Alberta - project

 

$278,346

$152,770

CANADIAN RESEARCH INSTITUTE FOR LAW AND THE FAMILY

Legal research, education and publication activities

 

$486,368

CENTRE FOR CONSITUTIONAL STUDIES

Legal research, education and publication activities

Patriation Negotiations Conference Documentary

Capital equipment project

Strategic Planning

 

$331,085

$30,000

$4,000

$2,500

ENVIRONMENTAL LAW CENTRE

Legal research, education, information and referral about environmental law

Environmental assessment legislation project

Well Site Reclamation Legislative Reform

 

$344,500

$26,000

$41,139

HEALTH LAW INSTITUTE

Legal research, education and publication activities

Capital Equipment project

 

$576,326

$7,700

UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA, FACULTY OF LAW, TECHNOLOGY SUPPORT

Support for the ALF-funded centres and institutes at the Faculty of Law

 

$85,650

UNIVERSITY OF WINDSOR, FACULTY OF LAW

Self-Represented Litigants Research Project

 

$35,990

 

Law Libraries

 

CANADIAN LEGAL INFORMATION INSTITUTE

Digitization of Alberta Court of Appeal cases

 

$75,000

JOINT LIBRARY COMMITTEE

Maintenance of Alberta Law Libraries collections

 

$1,242,910

 

Public Legal Education

 

ALBERTA POLICE-BASED VICTIM SERVICES ASSOCIATION

Provincial conference

 

$8,862

ALBERTA SCHOOLS’  ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION

On-line legal course for amateur coaches

 

$74,500

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/Health and Safety law

 

 

$150,000

CALGARY CATHOLIC IMMIGRATION SOCIETY

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

 

 

$25,000

CALGARY WORKERS’ RESOURCE CENTRE

Employment rights, obligations and benefits education program

Enhanced vulnerable workers support project

 

$72,409

$144,535

CANADIAN BAR ASSOCIATION, ALBERTA

Law Day 2011 – partial funding for public legal education events held across the province

 

 

$42,000

CHINOOK LEARNING SERVICES, CALGARY

Provision of public legal education workshops

 

$37,400

EDMONTON PUBLIC SCHOOLS, METRO CONTINUING EDUCATION

Provision of public legal education workshops

 

$35,851

ELK ISLAND PUBLIC SCHOOLS, SHERWOOD PARK

Provision of public legal education workshops

 

$24,348

GRANDE PRAIRIE COUNCIL FOR LIFELONG LEARNING

Provision of public legal education workshops

 

$22,850

JOHN HOWARD SOCIETY OF ALBERTA

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

Provincial Office

Provincial Office web-based criminal justice education project

Provincial Office Youth Criminal Justice Act Handbook reprint

Calgary District

Edmonton District

Lethbridge District

Medicine Hat District

Red Deer District

Grande Prairie District

Grande Prairie District CJE Program Evaluation

 

 

 

$20,256

$59,660

$7,975

$218,850

$178,535

$158,740

$79,058

$88,295

$179,525

$4,200

LEGAL RESOURCE CENTRE

Print and web-based public legal education and information resources; legal referrals and presentations to the public; and training for intermediaries

Youth Public Legal Education Project, 2011-13

Law Now, 2011-14

Moving costs

 

 

$566,600

$213,000

$93,000

$15,000

LETHBRIDGE COLLEGE

Provision of public legal education workshops

 

$64,633

MEDICINE HAT COLLEGE

Provision of public legal education workshops

 

$38,000

MOUNT ROYAL UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION

Scholarships for students pursuing Honours BA, Criminal Justice

 

$3,000

PORTAGE COLLEGE, LAC LA BICHE

Provision of public legal education workshops

 

$97,071

RED DEER PUBLIC SCHOOLS, COMMUNITY PROGRAMS

Provision of public legal education workshops

 

$12,006

UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA, FACULTY OF LAW

Undergraduate Bursaries & Awards

 

$272,000

UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY, FACULTY OF LAW, ENVIRONMENTAL LAW SOCIETY

Speakers Series

 

$1,440

UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY, FACULTY OF LAW

Undergraduate Bursaries & Awards

 

$170,000

UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY, FACULTY OF LAW, VOICES IN LAW

Speakers Series

 

$19,500

 

Native Peoples’ Legal Programs

 

NATIVE COUNSELLING SERVICES OF ALBERTA

Bearpaw Media – multi-media public legal education resources

Bearpaw Legal Education and Resource Centre

Bearpaw Legal Education and Resource Centre library digitization feasibility

 

$354,257

$439,532

$4,000

University of Alberta, Faculty of Law, ABORIGINAL LAW STUDENTS ASSOCIATION,

Speaker Series

 

$4,600

University of Saskatchewan, NATIVE LAW CENTRE

Partial funding of the research and education program

 

$20,000

 

Community and Student Legal Programs

 

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

Immigration Law Project

 

 

 

$1,400,000

$220,000

CALGARY WOMEN’S EMERGENCY SHELTER ASSOCIATION

Provision of legal information, assistance and referral

Program evaluation project

 

$59,903

$3,000

CENTRAL ALBERTA LEGAL CLINIC FOUNDATION

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

 

 

$391,034

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

Staff lawyer for youth

Articling student and administrative staff to assist with legal representation and advice for youth

 

$73,790

 

$51,296

CROWSNEST PASS WOMEN’S RESOURCE AND CRISIS CENTRE

Legal information, support and referral services

 

$14,750

EDMONTON COMMUNITY LEGAL CENTRE

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

Grande Prairie Legal Guidance (volunteer lawyer clinical services, information and referral)

Evaluation of Grande Prairie Legal Guidance

Immigration Law Project

 

 

$943,446

 

$47,520

$15,000

$150,000

ELIZABETH FRY SOCIETY, CALGARY

Calgary Adult and Youth Courtworker program – information, guidance referral and support to persons in Provincial and Youth Court

Community Awareness Program for Immigrants

 

 

$160,844

$86,128

ELIZABETH FRY SOCIETY, EDMONTON

Edmonton Adult Courtworker Program - Information, guidance, referral and support to persons in Edmonton Provincial Court;

Edmonton Youth Courtworker Program – Information, guidance, referral and support to persons in Edmonton Youth and Family Court

Volunteer lawyer clinic at the Edmonton Institution for Women

Courtworker Program expansion to St Albert, Stony Plain and Morinville

Courtworker Program expansion to Fort Saskatchewan and Sherwood Park

 

 

$71,854

 

$93,067

$15,571

$74,506

$85,604

LETHBRIDGE LEGAL GUIDANCE

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

 

 

$267,000

PRO BONO LAW ALBERTA

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

Court system and procedures - video project

 

$215,250

$10,000

STUDENT LEGAL ASSISTANCE, UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY

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

 

 

$323,648

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

 

 

$423,552

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

Funding for student coordination of volunteer programs

 

$27,765

WOMEN’S CENTRE OF CALGARY

Legal Clinic Volunteer Coordinator

 

$21,881