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Author: osaseweka
Published on: 06-10-16
 For many people, the term “family law” refers to the issues involved in the end of romantic relationships (married or not married). But “family” is so much more than that, and there are all kinds of legal matters that come up in our family lives. On www.LegalAve.ca, we provide in-depth legal context and helpful resources about different areas of family law, including the five topics listed below.
 1. Cross-border issuesIf your family law matter involves another province or country, you may not know where to start. See these Information Pages to help you find your way:Ongoing Family Relationships & Out-of-Province Issues... read more
Author: osaseweka
Published on: 02-09-16

Be the first to know when we add new legal information pages to LegalAve and/or update existing pages. Add LegalAve to your RSS feed reader.

 

The legal system is constantly changing. Over time, new laws are added and existing laws are changed. The ALIS team works hard to keep up with these changes. We regularly update LegalAve to reflect such changes, add new resources, and expand on the topics discussed on individual pages. Below are the topic pages we recently published. Learn more about these topics in Alberta, including what the law says, legal processes,... read more

Author: osaseweka
Published on: 19-08-16

Be the first to know when we add new legal information pages to LegalAve and/or update existing pages. Add LegalAve to your RSS feed reader.

 

The legal system is constantly changing. Over time, new laws are added and existing laws are changed. The ALIS team works hard to keep up with these changes. We regularly update LegalAve to reflect such changes. We also make stylistic edits, add new resources, and expand on the topics discussed on Information Pages. Below are the Information Pages we recently added and updated. Learn more about these topics... read more

Author: osaseweka
Published on: 15-08-16
Recent community outreach events and activities

Engaging the community and informing Albertans about LegalAve is important to us. Since we launched www.LegalAve.ca in October 2015, we have spoken with service providers and the public to explain the different features and the type of legal information they will find on LegalAve. In recent months, we have attended the following conferences and events:

Southern Alberta Library Conference (Lethbridge)Law Day (Calgary, Edmonton, and St. Paul)Alberta Library Conference (Jasper)Alberta Association of Library Technicians Conference  (Calgary)Alberta College of Social Workers Conference (Edmonton)Edmonton Connections Conference

As well, we set up tables at two shopping malls in Edmonton to demonstrate... read more

Author: osaseweka
Published on: 10-08-16

The Alberta Legal Information Society (ALIS) launched www.LegalAve.ca in fall 2015. We are constantly looking for ways to improve the site. Please take 3 to 5 minutes to fill out the... read more

Author: osaseweka
Published on: 05-08-16

Be the first to know when we add new legal information pages to LegalAve and/or update existing pages. Add LegalAve to your RSS feed reader.

 

The legal system is constantly changing. Over time, new laws are added and existing laws are changed. The ALIS team works hard to keep up with these changes. We regularly update LegalAve to reflect such changes. We also make stylistic edits, add new resources, and expand on the topics discussed on Information Pages. Below are the Information Pages we recently added and updated. Learn more about these topics in Alberta,... read more

Author: osaseweka
Published on: 30-06-16

The ALIS Board welcomes Marsha Guthrie as the organization’s Executive Director, effective June 22, 2016.

 

Marsha joined ALIS as a Project Manager in April 2013. She was the very first staff at the organization. She became Manager of Implementation and Partnerships in May 2014 and more recently has held the position of Interim Leader.

 

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Author: osaseweka
Published on: 30-06-16

We are pleased to have three students join our team for the summer. The addition of our new members’ valuable skills will help us enrich our site’s legal content to help Albertans dealing with family law matters.

 

Our Content and Legal Research Assistants, Chyna Lines and Juliana Ho, aid the Staff Lawyer and Knowledge & Content Specialist to create plain language content for the website and review existing legal content.

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Author: osaseweka
Published on: 29-04-16
Download a PDF copy of the full RFP below.  The Alberta Legal Information Society (ALIS) is seeking proposals from individuals or organizations to conduct an evaluation of the LegalAveTM website project process and the LegalAveTM website impact since launch. The evaluation should determine whether the website is meeting the legal information needs of Albertans. The website will be evaluated on its relevance, effectiveness, efficiency, sustainability, and impact. The main goal of the evaluation is to assess the extent to which the expected impact and expected results, as defined in the project documentation, have been met. An assessment of project performance is to be undertaken in relation to expectations set out in the project logic framework. The evaluation should primarily focus on short-term outcomes, providing recommendations on the fulfilment of the medium- and long-term outcomes... read more
Author: osaseweka
Published on: 04-04-16
The Alberta Legal Information Society (ALIS) is seeking a summer student for the position of Content and Legal Research Assistant. The position is based in Edmonton.  ALIS is a non-profit society established in 2012 to build a website that will serve as Albertans’ first point of access to existing legal information and services in the province. The website, LegalAve.ca, currently contains information about family law. Other areas of law will be added as the website grows.  For more details about ALIS, please visit our website: www.albertalegalinformationsociety.ca. Position DescriptionThe Content and Legal Research Assistant will be responsible for the following tasks:-Using library and Internet resources to research family law topics identified by the Staff Lawyer and Information Specialist (Librarian)-Assisting... read more

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