Category Archives: Law and Courts

Scholarships available for graduate studies in human rights and multiculturalism

Every year, the Alberta Human Rights Commission, in conjunction with Student Aid Alberta, offers two important scholarships. The deadline to apply, February 1, is fast approaching. The Alberta Award for the Study of Canadian Human Rights and Multiculturalism is worth … Continue reading

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Building safe and resilient communities with restorative justice

To the teenagers who did it, it seemed like a harmless prank: lighting some firecrackers and placing them in the mailbox of a randomly-chosen house, ringing the doorbell, then running and hiding across the way to watch what happened next. … Continue reading

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Fish and Wildlife Officers warn public not to operate vehicles in waterways

Fish and Wildlife Officers would like to remind everyone how important water bodies are for our native fish species, some of which have been deemed “threatened” by the Alberta Endangered Species Conservation Committee. These species include the Athabasca rainbow trout, … Continue reading

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Why go to court if you don’t have to?

No one wants to be involved in a legal dispute. Unfortunately, some of us may find ourselves in court one day to face a dispute of some kind. Regardless of the legal matter, whether it’s a lawsuit, an issue that … Continue reading

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Brazil explores Innisfail’s restorative justice program

After 700 resolved cases, the Innisfail Restorative Justice Society knows a thing or two about the value of restorative justice. Representatives from the central Alberta restorative justice program are now taking that knowledge to Brazil. Later this month, founder and … Continue reading

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