Category Archives: Agency News

An Update on the Jurisdiction of Masters in the Court of Queen’s Bench to Set Aside Orders of the RTDRS

Jonnette Watson Hamilton recently posted an article on ABlawg.ca called “Setting Aside Residential Tenancy Dispute Resolution Service Orders for Problems with Service: It Can’t Be Done,” in which she discusses a recent written decision by Master Farrington (in Calgary) in … Continue reading

Posted in Agency News, Civil Litigation, Housing Law | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Government Announces Changes to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program

The ECLC provides assistance to low-income temporary foreign workers (TFWs) with a variety of legal issues, including employment standards, residential tenancy matters, small claims, debt, human rights, and of course, immigration. On June 20, 2014 Jason Kenney (Minister of Employment … Continue reading

Posted in Agency News, Immigration Law, Public Policy | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Homeless Connect…to Legal Services

This last Sunday (October 20, 2013), Homeward Trust held its 11th bi-annual Homeless Connect event at the Shaw Conference Centre. The event brings together service providers and community agencies from across the city to provide a “one-stop shop” of services … Continue reading

Posted in Agency News | Tagged , | 4 Comments

Family Law Services in Edmonton

In 2010, the Edmonton Community Legal Centre’s Board of Directors identified the increasing gap in family law services, especially in Edmonton, as an especially high need area that required greater research and understanding.  The board determined it was necessary to … Continue reading

Posted in Agency News, Family Law | Tagged , | Leave a comment