Legal materials

Aboriginal Justice: Community Forum (2006)

Building a Community Network

This presentation was developed by the Centre for Education and Work (CEW), a not-for-profit organization affiliated with the University of Winnipeg in Manitoba.

It was prepared as part of the CEW’s community justice project, which developed learning materials for Aboriginal court workers.

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2014-02-25

Wills - Tutor Manual (2006)

Finding legal information and understanding legal language can prove to be a challenge for many individuals, especially for individuals with weak literacy skills. Literacy tutors can use this manual to help students better understand some basic legal concepts concerning wills.

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2007-09-28

Wills - Student Manual (2006)

Finding legal information and understanding legal language can be a challenge for many individuals, especially for individuals with weak literacy skills.This manual provides students with basic information in simple language about wills. It helps individuals with low literacy skills to understand what wills are all about and answers such questions as "What is a will?" "Who can make a will?" and "How can I make a will?

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2007-09-28

Literacy and Access to Administrative Justice in Canada (2005)

A Guide for the Promotion of Plain Language

This document looks at low literacy and the administrative justice system, making recommendations for the use of plain language when working with clients with marginal literacy skills who are faced with an unfamiliar environment, unknown administrative processes, and difficult legal language when dealing with legal processes.

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2007-03-16

Learner Voting Guide (2005)

A federal election campaign is under way in Canada.
The date is set for Monday, January 23, 2006. Election time is an important time to tell politicians and other voters how you feel about literacy, adult education and other important issues.

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2006-01-16

Adult Education and the Law: A Collection and Examination of Legislation as it Bears on the Practice of Adult Education in Canada (1983)

An introduction to the need for education professionals in Canada to study the laws from all levels of government that pertain to continuing education for adults. Includes a list of the titles of various provincial Acts and Regulations that bear on the practice of adult/continuing education.

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1990-01-01
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