About Us

Public Legal Education Association of Canada (PLEAC)/Association canadienne d'éducation et d'information juridique (ACEIJ) is a non-profit organization that was founded in 1987. PLEAC acts as an umbrella organization to facilitate the following goals:

  • Communication and cooperation between individuals and groups interested in public legal education;
  • Development of knowledge and skills in this field; and
  • Act as a national voice and advocate on issues that concern PLEAC members.

PLEAC members create, disseminate and promote legal information across Canada. Find out more information about our member agencies here.

If you are a producer of public legal education, we invite you to join our network, share your public legal information and education resources, and meet colleagues across Canada.

News - Announcements - Events

PLEAC Day 2018PLEAC holds annual meeting in Montreal, Quebec ahead of the Clarity Conference
Oct 24 2018
CLEO's Fall Forum 2018Learning Opportunity in Toronto
Aug 08 2018
Launch of the most important international research project on Artificial Intelligence and JusticeGathering the leading experts in Montreal for 6 years of research
Jul 12 2018
PLEAC is a member of the Cyberjustice Laboratory. The Laboratory is a unique centre for reflection and creavitity where judicial processes are modeled and reimagined to increase access to justice.
CBA-NS recognizes Legal Info NS for digital innovation!PLEAC Member Organization, LISNS, receives award for digital innovation.
Jun 15 2018
LISNS was the recipient of the Canadian Bar Association–Nova Scotia inaugural Access to Justice Award. This award recognizes and celebrates outstanding contributions to improving access to justice.
Trusted HelpNew research explores the role of community workers who help people with legal problems
May 24 2018
The Law Foundation of Ontario publishes report to help better understand trusted intermediaries and the ways in which they could be supported to help advance access to justice for their clients.
Guidelines for Better Legal InformationA new resource from PLE Learning Exchange of Ontario
May 23 2018
PLEAC member organization publishes guidelines for how to create and maintain high-quality legal information in print or on the web.