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This spring, the Legal Resource Centre accomplished much more than just a physical move from the University of Alberta Alberta (ălbûr`tə), province (2001 pop. 2,974,807), 255,285 sq mi (661,188 sq km), including 6,485 sq mi (16,796 sq km) of water surface, W Canada. campus to new offices in West Edmonton Edmonton (ĕd`məntən), city (1991 pop. 616,741), provincial capital, central Alta., Canada, on the North Saskatchewan River. The center of the largest metropolitan area in Alberta, Edmonton, known as the "Gateway to the North," is located . The Centre has evolved from the former Legal Studies Program into a non-profit and proudly independent entity while still maintaining important and valuable ties with the Faculty of Extension at the University. The Centre is enjoying expanded space and expects that next year will bring expanded programming for individuals and communities seeking information about legal and justice issues.
To celebrate this event, the Board of Directors, the Friends of the Legal Resource Centre, and staff held an Open House on June June: see month. 19, 2007. The event, held in the Centre's new offices, was hosted by the Chair of the Friends, the Honourable honourable or US honorable
2. worthy of respect or esteem
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n a Latin phrase meaning “after meals”; the abbreviation may be used in prescription writing. . One of the highlights of the day was the ceremonial handing over of one "loonie Loonie
A slang term for a Canadian dollar. It is derived from the picture of a loon on one side of the coin.
Just like in the U.S. where the dollar is referred to as the "greenback", the loonie is a often used to refer to the Canadian dollar. " by Executive Director, Professor Lois Gander Gander, town (1991 pop. 10,339), NE Newfoundland, N.L., Canada. Gander's airport, an important base in World War II, is a hub for international flights; it also attracts many refugees. It was the site of a Dec. to the University, representing the transfer of the ownership of the Legal Studies Program from the University to the Legal Resource Centre.
The Open House was a wonderful afternoon of camaraderie ca·ma·ra·der·ie
Goodwill and lighthearted rapport between or among friends; comradeship.
[French, from camarade, comrade, from Old French, roommate; see comrade. , conversation, and just a few well-timed speeches!
Earlier this summer, we were delighted to learn that the *Laws for Landlords and Tenants in Alberta* website was to be recognized as a recipient of the Alberta Consumer Champion Awards. Developed with funding from the Alberta Real Estate Foundation, it is the only website of its kind in Canada. It features more than 1,000 pages of user-friendly information about renting a home in Alberta. The site received 126,000 visitors in 2006 alone.
The Legal Studies Program and the Alberta Real Estate Foundation received the Award of Distinction for their joint work to create this educational website on renting in Alberta. (www.landlordandtenant.org.)
Also honoured as a Consumer Champion was long-time LawNow contributor and columnist columnist, the writer of an essay appearing regularly in a newspaper or periodical, usually under a constant heading. Although originally humorous, the column in many cases has supplanted the editorial for authoritative opinions on world problems. , Professor Peter Bowal, of the Haskayne School of Business at the University of Calgary. Professor Bowal received the Minister's Award, recognizing his outstanding contributions to a just and fair Alberta marketplace. For over 25 years, he has worked in the area of consumer protection: writing for LawNow; conducting research; making presentations; and fielding questions from consumers on an Alberta-wide call-in radio program.
We congratulate Professor Bowal on his award and thank him for his many valuable contributions to LawNow.
The Consumer Champion Awards are a project of Service Alberta, the provincial government ministry responsible for consumer protection. The awards were presented by the Minister of Service Alberta, the Honourable Lloyd Snelgrove, at a ceremony at Government House in Edmonton, on July 16, 2007.
LawNow Press recently produced a special publication in celebration of the 100th Anniversary of the Law Society of Alberta. With funding help from the Society and volunteer contributions from many lawyers, LawNow Press published Alberta Lawyers: A Tradition of Vision, Leadership, and Service. The publication was distributed at Law Day across the province and has been positively received by the profession and by the public.
The staff of the Legal Resource Centre invites friends, colleagues, and clients to drop by to visit our new premises at #201 10350 124 Street, Edmonton, Alberta.