Online Resources - Alberta

March 19, 2014
BearPaw Legal Education & Resource Centre (BLERC) is a department of Native Counselling Service of Alberta (NCSA). Its primary mission is to develop and distribute materials designed to assist...
Keywords: Alberta, Indigenous, legal rights, General resources, Manuals and guides
February 6, 2014
Alberta Human Services is the department responsible for welfare (income support) in Alberta.
Keywords: Alberta, Government information
February 6, 2014
The Alberta Queen's Printer site includes links to Alberta's Acts and Regulations.
Keywords: Alberta, Legal Info (PLEI), Legal Research, Government information
January 11, 2013
The Calgary Poverty Reduction Initiative is a joint initiative of The City of Calgary and the United Way of Calgary to develop a long-term community-based strategy to significantly reduce poverty in...
Keywords: Alberta, poverty reduction, poverty reduction campaigns, Campaigns and initiatives
April 20, 2012
The Edmonton Social Planning Council has an Issue Brief Blog that they will be updating regularly with commentaries on a variety of current and topical issues. In addition, film and book reviews will...
Keywords: Alberta, Blogs, Government Policy, Poverty Research, social issues
June 27, 2011
Action to End Poverty in Alberta, coordinated by the Alberta Inter-City Forum on Social Policy, has been campaigning for a provincial anti-poverty strategy. Visit their website for more information,...
Keywords: Alberta, anti-poverty strategy, Poverty Research, provincial poverty reduction plan, Campaigns and initiatives
June 15, 2011
Calgary’s 10 Year Plan to End Homelessness (10 Year Plan) was launched in 2007 by Calgary’s Committee to End Homelessness and in January of 2008, the Calgary Homeless Foundation (CHF) was chosen to...
Keywords: Alberta, Homelessness, Reports and documents
June 1, 2011
Edmonton Coalition On Housing and Homelessness (ECOHH) was created in 1980 to address housing and homelessness issues in Edmonton. Many community organizations and individuals are active participants...
Keywords: Alberta, Homelessness, Housing, Organizations
May 30, 2011
The Calgary Workers Resource Centre is a non-profit organization that hopes to build the individual and collective capacity of Calgarians to understand and achieve employment rights and benefits....
Keywords: Alberta, Unemployment, Workers' Rights, Organizations
May 30, 2011
This is the Alberta government website. From this site you can link to Ministry web pages and government laws and regulations.
Keywords: Alberta, Government information
May 29, 2011
"The Hall is a place where people with disabilities can talk about rights. Rights is the word used to mean that things are fair for everyone. Sometimes there are laws to make things fair, but...
Keywords: Alberta, Disability, General resources
May 29, 2011
A project of the Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta, Laws for Landlords and Tenants in Alberta contains useful information about laws that apply to rental housing in Alberta.
Keywords: Alberta, General resources
May 27, 2011
The Calgary Street Survival Guide is a publication of The City of Calgary Community & Neighbourhood Services. The Street Survival Guide lists a variety of helpful services available to challenged...
Keywords: Alberta, Homelessness, low income, Manuals and guides
May 25, 2011
The Edmonton Coalition Against War and Racism co-ordinates campaigns on issues such as the U.S. occupation of Iraq. It also ran a Campaign to Stop Secret Trials and Deportations to protect and expand...
Keywords: Alberta, Ethnicity and Race, Human Rights, Legal Assistance, Campaigns and initiatives, All of Canada
May 25, 2011
The website of Alberta's umbrella organization of immigrant-serving agencies provides links to immigrant and refugee organizations all over the province.
Keywords: Alberta, Immigrants and Refugees, Organizations
January 17, 2011
threeSOURCE is an information hub for Alberta's third sector. They collect publications for, by, and about nonprofits and social services in our province.
Keywords: Alberta, Children and Youth, Housing, non-profit, Poverty Research, social planning, social services, Workers' Rights, Directories, Gateways
January 12, 2011
LawCentral Alberta is a portal or collection of links to law-related information and educational resources on justice and legal issues of interest to Albertans. Our purpose is to create an educated...
Keywords: Alberta, justice, legal help, legal issues, PLEI, portal, public legal education and information, Gateways
December 2, 2010
Public Interest Alberta is a non-profit, non-partisan, province-wide organization focused on education and advocacy on public interest issues. PIA exists to foster an understanding of the importance...
Keywords: Alberta, Government Policy, Poverty Research, public interest, public policy, Campaigns and initiatives, Organizations
March 8, 2010
The Doorway assists young people exiting the street culture in becoming self-sufficient and engaged members of society while also engaging members of the community as partners in this transition.
Keywords: Alberta, street youth, Organizations
December 2, 2009
The ESPC is an independent, non-profit social research organization. Their work is primarily focused on increasing public awareness and promoting positive policy change on issues related to low-...
Keywords: Alberta, equitable social policy, Poverty Research, social planning, social research, Organizations