Monthly Archives: October 2014

Ensuring that Legal Aid Services are available to those who most need them

Improved access to legal aid helps more low income Albertans Promoting access to justice is an essential part of ensuring all Albertans can participate fairly in the justice system. Legal Aid Alberta helps make this happen for low income and … Continue reading

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Exhibition of inmates’ art reveals “the artist inside”

Two miniature ships created from garbage and genius using empty instant noodle containers, fibres and coffee filters, and painted with a mixture of toothpaste and coffee; a red and blue puzzle drawing with the hidden message: “Jail isn’t for young … Continue reading

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Calgary Courts Centre closure – what you need to know

Power outage shuts down Calgary courthouse The Calgary Courts Centre will re-open Friday, October 17 and will be operational for Albertans with matters at the courthouse. An underground fire at an electrical substation has caused a power outage in Calgary’s downtown … Continue reading

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Co-Parenting with a Difficult Former Partner

Family Justice Services team supports parents and children in Alberta This is the third in our series of blogs explaining how our family justice services team helps support parents and children in Alberta. The team offers a wide range of … Continue reading

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Keeping communities safe through SCAN

Not in my neighbourhood Nobody wants a ‘trouble property’ in their neighbourhood. Thanks to the great work of Safer Communities and Neighbourhoods (SCAN) Sheriffs, our communities are safer places to live, work and raise families. These are but a few … Continue reading

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