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Vision, Mission, and Objectives

The Public Interest Law Clinic is guided by the following vision, mission, and objectives:

Our vision is for a just Canadian society that values and respects all people and the environment in which we live.

Our mission is to advocate effectively for systemic change that values and advances the well-being of the public and the environment.

Our objective is to promote systemic change by:

  • Involving law students directly in public interest issues through legal research, writing and advocacy
  • Working with other organizations and individuals to advocate for systemic change in public law matters, including issues that affect the disadvantaged and the environment
  • Advocating for law reform through legislative proposals and impact litigation
  • Strengthening access to justice through pro bono legal research and advocacy

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Public Interest Law Clinic

University of Calgary
Faculty of Law