Grants Awarded 2018-19 to October, 2018

Legal Research and Law Reform

 

ALBERTA CIVIL LIBERTIES RESEARCH CENTRE

Provides legal research, publications and education on civil liberties and human rights.

 

$678,200

UNIVERSITY OF WINDSOR, NATIONAL SELF-REPRESENTED LITIGANTS PROJECT

2018 Dialogue Event

45 justice system professionals and 15 self-represented litigants gather for 2 days of open discussion on increasing access to justice for self-represented litigants.

 

$9,642

Law Libraries

 

CANADIAN LEGAL INFORMATION INSTITUTE (CanLII)

A project to digitize, and make publicly available online, Alberta annual statutes for the years 1906 to the present.

 

$83,725

Public Legal Education

 

ALBERTA WORKERS’ HEALTH CENTRE

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

Creation of a new Junior High Play

 

 

$181,000

$28,015

LEGAL RESOURCE CENTRE

Offers print and web-based public legal education and information resources, legal referrals, and presentations to the public.

 

 

$648,300

WORKERS’ RESOURCE CENTRE

Public Legal Education Program – provides plain-language educational workshops for marginalized Alberta workers on employment-related rights, obligations and benefits.

 

Case Work Program - provides information, assistance and representation to help vulnerable workers in Alberta access their legislated benefits and entitlements.

 

$90,336

 

 

$171,870

Community and Student Legal Assistance

 

CROWSNEST PASS WOMEN’S RESOURCE AND CRISIS CENTRE

Provides free legal information, support and referral services to residents of southwestern rural Alberta.

 

$21,850

ELIZABETH FRY SOCIETY OF CALGARY

Calgary Adult and Youth Court Program – provides information on court procedures, processes, options and referrals for individuals attending first and subsequent appearances in criminal or traffic court in Calgary.

 

Regional Court Project – provides information, referral and support to persons attending appearances in adult and youth criminal or traffic courts in regions surrounding Calgary.

 

 

$135,029

 

 

$72,793

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

Coordinates law student volunteers who deliver pro bono legal services under the supervision of volunteer lawyers to communities, organizations and individuals in need.

 

$31,290