Grants Awarded 2013-14

Research and Reform

 

ALBERTA CIVIL LIBERTIES RESEARCH CENTRE

Legal research and education on civil liberties and human rights

$677,573

ALBERTA LAW REFORM INSTITUTE

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

 

$1,025,000

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

 

$234,912

CANADIAN RESEARCH INSTITUTE FOR LAW AND THE FAMILY

Legal research, education and publication activities (Jul – Dec 2013)

Staff Recruitment project

Legal research, education and publication activities, 2014

 

$172,951

$35,269

$473,382

CENTRE FOR CONSTITUTIONAL STUDIES

Legal research, education and publication activities

 

$363,085

ENVIRONMENTAL LAW CENTRE

Legal research, education, information and referral about environmental law

 

$361,725

Law Libraries

 

JOINT LIBRARY COMMITTEE

Maintenance of Alberta Law Libraries collections

 

$1,610,137

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.

 

                         

$1,021,600

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

 

 $250,000

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

 

$58,385

CALGARY WORKERS’ RESOURCE CENTRE

Employment rights, obligations and benefits education program

Enhanced vulnerable workers support project

 

$78,810

$156,340

CANADIAN BAR ASSOCIATION, ALBERTA

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

 

$42,000

CHINOOK LEARNING SERVICES, CALGARY

Provision of public legal education workshops

 

$40,000

EDMONTON PUBLIC SCHOOLS, METRO CONTINUING EDUCATION

Provision of public legal education workshops

 

$39,119

ELK ISLAND PUBLIC SCHOOLS, SHERWOOD PARK

Provision of public legal education workshops

 

$16,481

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

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

 

 

 $22,050

$65,108

$18,706

$230,243

$192,313

$158,717

$79,271

$96,369

$194,197 

LEGAL EDUCATION SOCIETY OF ALBERTA

Alberta Court of Appeal Publication

 

$38,000

LEGAL RESOURCE CENTRE

Print and web-based public legal education and information resources; legal referrals and presentations to the public; and training for intermediaries (Jul – Dec 2013)

Print and web-based public legal education and information resources; legal referrals and presentations to the public; and training for intermediaries (Jan - Jun 2014)

 

 $306,510

 

$305,490

LETHBRIDGE COLLEGE

Provision of public legal education workshops

 

$67,618

MEDICINE HAT COLLEGE

Provision of public legal education workshops

 

$38,500

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

 

$101,520

RED DEER PUBLIC SCHOOLS, COMMUNITY PROGRAMS

Provision of public legal education workshops

 

$13,587

UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA, FACULTY OF LAW

Undergraduate Bursaries

Undergraduate Awards

 

$272,000

$14,000

UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY, FACULTY OF LAW, ENVIRONMENTAL LAW SOCIETY

Speakers Series

 

$1,570

UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY, FACULTY OF LAW

Undergraduate Bursaries & Awards

$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

 

$378,471

$399,857

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

Speaker Series

 

$5,265

University of Saskatchewan, NATIVE LAW CENTRE

Partial funding of the legal research and education program

 

$20,000

Community and Student Legal Assistance

 

BLACKFALDS & DISTRICT VICTIM SUPPORT SOCIETY

Court Support Liaison project

 

$32,000

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

Client Relationship Management System project

Aboriginal Articling Student Position

 

 $2,010,000

$34,759

$24,765

CALGARY WOMEN’S EMERGENCY SHELTER ASSOCIATION

Provision of legal information, assistance and referral

 

$141,116

CENTRAL ALBERTA LEGAL CLINIC FOUNDATION

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

 

 $397,990

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 Support project

Articling Student project

 

$284,247

$61,349

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)

Family Law Legal Education Project (Jul – Dec 2013)

Family Project (2014)

Client Relationship Management System project

 

 $1,322,059

 $53,192

$10,277

$72,611

$21,500

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 Project

 

             

$265,942

$71,904

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

 

           

$71,825

           

$91,353

$14,481

$68,322

$74,833

 

$75,056

$41,275

LETHBRIDGE LEGAL GUIDANCE

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

 

           

$354,650

PRO BONO LAW ALBERTA

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

 

$215,250

STUDENT LEGAL ASSISTANCE, UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY

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

Summer Research Student project

 

$383,003

$17,595

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

 

           

$402,826

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

Funding for student coordination of volunteer programs

$29,971

WOMEN’S CENTRE OF CALGARY

Legal Advice Clinic Volunteer Coordinator

Legal Advice Clinic Renovation Project

 

$36,939

$9,357