Canada-wide - Legal research

Prepared by Mary E. Marrone for the Poverty Law Advocates Network of Canada March 29, 2006 INTRODUCTION This paper was commissioned by a steering committee comprised of poverty law advocates from...
Keywords: Legal Info (PLEI), Legal Research, PLANC, poverty law, Poverty Research, All of Canada
The Community Partnership Manual: A Guide to Developing a Community-Based Pro Bono Program This manual outlines the steps for developing a pro bono delivery service. Intended for community...
Keywords: Legal Aid, Legal Research, pro bono, All of Canada
The Hansard Association link page connects to the online transcripts of national, provincial and territorial legislative debates.
Keywords: Legal Research, All of Canada
The Social Rights Advocacy Centre (SRAC) have their fingers crossed for the Supreme Court to announce that it has done the right thing on Thursday November 3rd by agreeing to hear Nell Toussaint's...
Keywords: Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Research, All of Canada
The Supreme Court of Canada has dismissed the federal government's appeal of an exemption which has allowed Insite, a supervised injection site in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside, to operate. PHS...
Keywords: Government Policy, Health, Legal Research, British Columbia, All of Canada
Canadian Prison Law is a resource site of prison law cases and of statutes and legislation that involve prisoners and prisons.
Keywords: Legal Research, Prisoners' Rights, All of Canada
CLEONet's Organizational List is a large resource of links to organizations in Ontario and across Canada that deal with community legal education in many different capacities.
Keywords: Legal Research, Organizing, All of Canada
The Supreme Court of Canada Acts and Rules webpage is a good resource for those who may need to attend Supreme Court without a lawyer.
Keywords: Legal Research, All of Canada
The Social Security Tribunal (SST) is an administrative tribunal that provides appeal processes for Employment Insurance (EI), the Canada Pension Plan (CPP), and Old Age Security (OAS) decisions. The...
Keywords: Legal Research, Seniors and Elders, All of Canada
The Volunteer Legal Advocacy Program (VLAP) offers advocacy resources such as booklets on topics like: disability insurance, human rights, Canadian Pension Plan disability benefits, self-advocacy,...
Keywords: advocacy resources, Disability, Legal Research, All of Canada
Justice Beyond the Walls is dedicated to the protection and advancement of human rights in Canadian prisons. There are links to various court, government, NGO, international, human rights and media...
Keywords: Human Rights, Legal Research, Prisoners' Rights, All of Canada
Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC) undertakes solid legal and research services on behalf of consumers. The Centre website has research and reports on consumer issues concerning...
Keywords: Debt and Consumer Law, Legal Research, Utilities, All of Canada
CanLII is a non-profit organization managed by the Federation of Law Societies of Canada. CanLII's goal is to make Canadian law accessible for free on the Internet. This website provides access to...
Keywords: Legal Research, All of Canada
"CCPI was formed to bring together low-income activists and poverty law advocates to ensure that poor people in Canada can effectively secure and assert their rights under international human rights...
Keywords: ccpi, Legal Research, Poverty Research, All of Canada
The Applied Research Learning Network on Poverty and Human Rights (LEPnet.org) is a secure platform for knowledge-sharing, collaborative research, and capacity building in implementing strategies for...
Keywords: applied research, legal empowerment, Legal Info (PLEI), Legal Research, online library, Poverty Research, research, All of Canada, International
The Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network (www.aidslaw.ca) promotes the human rights of people living with and vulnerable to HIV/AIDS, in Canada and internationally, through research, legal and policy...
Keywords: Health, HIV/AIDS, Human Rights, Legal Info (PLEI), Legal Research, All of Canada
LEAF - the Women's Legal Education and Action Fund - is a national charitable organization that works toward ensuring the law guarantees substantive equality for all women in Canada.
Keywords: Legal Research, Women, women's equality, women's legal education, women's rights, All of Canada
MOSAIC has recently updated some of their public legal guides. Check out Immigration and Refugee Law Guide (Editor's Note, Sept 2010: This Guide is now called Legal Issues for Newcomers and is...
Keywords: Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Research, British Columbia, All of Canada
Legaltree is a collaboratively built legal research resource. While some of the content on Legaltree is contributed by the site administrators, the focus is on content contributed by lawyers in the...
Keywords: Legal Research, All of Canada
Pivot's report, Beyond Decriminalization: Sex Work, Human Rights and a New Framework for Law Reform presents the results of two years of research and in depth discussions with eighty-four sex workers...
Keywords: Human Rights, Legal Research, Women, Workers' Rights, All of Canada