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A day in the life of a Contact Centre Intake Officer

Aug 16, 2023

Contact Centre team members are on the front lines of the justice system

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Ask a Lawyer: Upholding the rule of law for major cases

Aug 1, 2023

Legal Aid Alberta Advisory Counsel Katie Clarey appears on this month's segment of Ask a Lawyer to talk about LAA's Major Cases Panel

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A stress-free summer for kids and co-parents: How to co-parent during summer breaks and holidays

Jul 31, 2023

Legal Aid Alberta staff lawyer Sunaina Kakkar shares four tips for co-parents on how to navigate the summer months and vacations

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50 years of access to justice: Legal Aid Alberta celebrates its 50th anniversary

Jul 27, 2023

Share your story, join a webinar and more ways to get involved

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Tackling the cycle of addiction and crime

Jul 21, 2023

Legal Aid Alberta is playing an important role in Alberta's therapeutic courts, supporting fairness in the criminal justice system

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Ask a Lawyer: Legal challenges when co-parenting during the summer

Jul 4, 2023

Legal Aid Alberta staff lawyer Sunaina Kakkar joined Global News Morning Edmonton to talk about the challenges co-parents face during the summer and how overseas travel works when parents are in conflict.

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In The News

Emergency protection order applications in response to family violence continue to rise in Alberta
The number of requests for emergency protection orders (EPO) for those facing family violence have spiked 17 per cent since 2018, says Legal Aid Alberta.
Calgary Herald | June 15, 2022

Domestic abuse and family violence on the rise in Alberta, organization says
Legal Aid Alberta (LAA) says the number of emergency protection orders (EPO) filed by the agency has risen 17 per cent since 2018. An EPO is a court order that can protect people facing violence by keeping away an abuser and removing them from the home.
CTV News Edmonton | June 15, 2022

Increase in requests for emergency protection orders in Alberta
Legal Aid Alberta is seeing an increase in requests for emergency protection orders in the province, as family violence continues to rise.
CityNews Edmonton | June 15, 2022

CTV NEWS VIDEO: Indigenous inmate number rising
The proportion of Indigenous inmates at federal prisons is rising across Canada, and nowhere more than in Edmonton. Carlyle Fiset reports and interviews LAA's Stephen Shirt.
CTV News Edmonton at 6 | May 27, 2022

Percentage of Indigenous inmates in Edmonton hitting new highs
LAA's Stephen Shirt, Indigenous courthouse navigator & assessment officer was interviewed by CTV Edmonton about the high and continuously increasing rates of Indigenous peoples in the Alberta prison system.
CTV News Edmonton | May 27, 2022

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