Domestic Violence Toolkit for Landlords – Project Update

May 11, 2018   Response to Domestic Violence Toolkit for Landlords The response to the Domestic Violence Toolkit for Landlords has been terrific! Already over 500 kits or portions of kits have been downloaded from CPLEA’s web sites. If you haven’t got yours yet, go to www.cplea.ca and click on the image for the toolkit […]

CPLEA is hiring!

We Need a Summer Student! PROGRAM ASSISTANT (Canada Summer Jobs Student) The Legal Resource Centre of Alberta ltd. operating as: Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta (CPLEA), is seeking a motivated and enthusiastic individual to fill the summer position of Program Assistant (30 hours per week for minimum 8 weeks). For more information see the […]

May 2018 – Updated resource “Being a Guarantor”

  Being a guarantor is a big responsibility and can have serious consequences. This recently updated booklet published by the Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta addresses how important it is to understand exactly what you are getting yourself into and what the impact of signing the agreement may be. Click here to view “Being […]

LawNow Vol. 42-5 May/June 2018

Volume 42-5  May/June  2018  Table of Contents Featured Articles: Ghosts in the Legal Machine Special Report: International Agreements Departments Columns     A tongue-in-cheek look at “ghosts” in the legal system. Featured Articles: Ghosts in the Legal Machine “Ghosts” in the Criminal Code Charles Davison Looking at provisions in the Criminal Code that are obsolete, […]

Domestic Violence Toolkit for Landlords

The Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta (CPLEA) is pleased to announce the publication of its Domestic Violence Toolkit for Landlords. The Kit has been designed for landlords, managers and anyone else who works on-site or has access to residential rental units. The Tookit includes: Information on how to help prevent domestic violence What to […]

LawNow Volume 42-4 Mar/Apr 2018

Tips to grow your new million dollar idea into a thriving business. Volume 42-4  Mar/Apr 2018 Table of Contents Featured Articles: Law for Entrepreneurs Special Report: Poverty and Homelessness Departments Columns     Featured Articles: Law for Entrepreneurs Steps to Starting a Business in Alberta Khadija Zeeshan Understanding the forms and practical steps for starting […]

Families and the Law: Child Welfare Series

Now available online and in print     This series of plain language resources was developed to address the needs of individuals involved in the child welfare system. There are too many people and organizations to name, but this was truly a community effort. Thank you to all for your valuable input. The project was […]

Free Legal Clinic in Fort McMurray

Need Legal Advice? Don’t Qualify For Legal Aid? FREE LEGAL CLINIC IN FORT MCMURRAY – Fort McMurray Legal Clinic Brochure 2018 Call 587-674-2282 to book an appointment or find out if you qualify for free legal services Phone lines are open Monday to Friday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm (closed between 12 – 1 pm) […]

LawNow Vol. 42-3 Jan/Feb 2018

Learning to listen to the voices of children in the justice system… Volume 42-3  Jan/Feb  2018 Table of Contents Featured Articles: Children in the Justice System Special Report: Tax Reform Departments Columns     Featured Articles: Children in the Justice System Finding the Best Ways Forward: Report on the Symposium on Children’s Participation in Justice […]

CPLEA 2016/2017 Annual Report

CPLEA had a very busy 2016/2017!! Check out our highlights for the year, as we look back and celebrate another year of success in the delivery of public legal education for Albertans. Click here to view the report.

CPLEA project helps tenants deal with domestic violence

The Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta (CPLEA) is pleased to announce a new project to help victims of domestic violence. Funded by the Alberta Status of Women the project will raise awareness of resources and services that landlords can use to prevent and respond to domestic violence on their premises. Click here to view […]

LawNow Vol 42-2 Nov/Dec 2017

Answers to top questions about the law to help make your life a little easier. Volume 42-2  Nov/Dec  2017 Table of Contents Featured Articles: Top 5 Legal Questions Special Report: Access to Justice Departments Columns     Featured Articles: Top 5 Legal Questions What Do I Have to Tell the Police if They Stop Me? […]