Grants Awarded 2017-18 to March 2018

 

Legal Research and Law Reform

 

ALBERTA CIVIL LIBERTIES RESEARCH CENTRE

Legal research and education on civil liberties and human rights

Strategic Planning Workshop

 

$624,300

$6,897

ALBERTA LAW REFORM INSTITUTE

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

 

$828,000

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

 

 

$15,000

CANADIAN INSTITUTE OF RESOURCES LAW

Legal research, education and publication activities

 

$204,945

CANADIAN RESEARCH INSTITUTE FOR LAW AND THE FAMILY

Legal research, education and publication activities

 

$470,724

CENTRE FOR CONSTITUTIONAL STUDIES

Legal research, education and publication activities

Vriend Symposium Project

 

$359,127

$12,000

ENVIRONMENTAL LAW CENTRE

Environmental Bill of Rights Project

Climate Change Project

Habitat Protection Project

 

$116,765

$117,580

$102,730

Law Libraries

 

ALBERTA LAW LIBRARIES

Maintenance of Alberta Law Libraries collections

 

$1,200,000

Public Legal Education

 

ALBERTA SEVENTH STEP SOCIETY

Education in the schools about the criminal justice system from the viewpoint of the ex-offender

 

 

$146,764

ALBERTA WORKERS’ HEALTH CENTRE

Work Plays Program – dramatic presentations to school audiences about Employment and Workplace Health and Safety law

 

 

$194,000

CALGARY CHINESE COMMUNITY SERVICE ASSOCIATION

Law & Advocacy Project

 

$75,470

CANADIAN BAR ASSOCIATION, ALBERTA

Law Day 2018 – partial funding for public legal education events held across the province

 

 

$35,700

LEGAL RESOURCE CENTRE

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

 

 

$588,000

PORTAGE COLLEGE, LAC LA BICHE

Provision of public legal education workshops

 

$67,885

WORKERS’ RESOURCE CENTRE

Public Legal Education Program

Case Work Program

 

$85,347

$160,458

Native Peoples Legal Programs

 

NATIVE COUNSELLING SERVICES OF ALBERTA

BearPaw Media Productions

BearPaw Legal Education and Resource Centre

 

$119,371

$345,238

University of Saskatchewan, NATIVE LAW CENTRE

Indigenous Custom Adoption Project

 

$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

Server Project

 

 

 

$2,263,000

$27,268

CENTRAL ALBERTA LEGAL CLINIC FOUNDATION

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

Medicine Hat Legal Help Centre Project

Moving Costs Project

 

 

$511,100

$80,315

$26,232

CENTRAL ALBERTA WOMEN’S OUTREACH SOCIETY

Provision of legal information, assistance and referral in Red Deer and surrounding communities

 

 

$151,402

CROWSNEST PASS WOMEN’S RESOURCE AND CRISIS CENTRE

Legal information, support and referral services

 

$21,850

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; public legal education)

Family Law Project (volunteer lawyer clinic services; follow-up legal advice and representation; public legal education)

Family Law Booklets Printing Project

Moving Costs Project

 

 

$1,370,894

 

$66,967

 

$470,535

$8,312

$159,028

ELIZABETH FRY SOCIETY, CALGARY

Calgary Adult and Youth Court Program – information, referral and support to persons in Adult and Youth Criminal Courts in Calgary

Regional Court Project – information, referral and support to persons in Adult and Youth Criminal Courts in regions surrounding Calgary

 

 

$119,082

 

$71,309

ELIZABETH FRY SOCIETY, EDMONTON

Edmonton Adult Court program – information, referral and support to persons in Edmonton Provincial Court;

Edmonton Youth Court Program – information, 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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

$310,593

$74,200

$64,136

LETHBRIDGE LEGAL GUIDANCE

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

 

 

$379,170

PRO BONO LAW ALBERTA

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

 

$210,544

STUDENT LEGAL ASSISTANCE, UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY

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

 

$390,605

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

 

 

$436,842

UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA, FACULTY OF LAW

Indigenous Law Students Association Speaker Series

 

$9,745

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

Funding for student coordination of volunteer programs

 

$31,290

WOMEN’S CENTRE OF CALGARY

Legal Clinic Volunteer Coordinator

 

$37,797