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Margaret Sims joins Class Proceedings Fund as Counsel

November 26, 2020

The Law Foundation of Ontario and the Class Proceedings Committee are pleased to welcome Margaret Sims as Counsel to the Class Proceedings Fund, effective January 2021.

Video series educates on investments and avoiding financial harm

November 2, 2020

With a Responsive grant, the Osgoode Investor Protection Clinic developed a video series to address some of the key issues faced by individuals who have invested in capital markets and may be vulnerable to financial mismanagement.

Board posting: Law Commission of Ontario Board of Governors

October 15, 2020

Call for applications to serve as The Law Foundation of Ontario’s representative on the Law Commission of Ontario’s Board of Governors

2020-2021 Public Interest Articling Fellowship participants

October 6, 2020

Meet the 2020-2021 Public Interest Articling Fellowship participants: Stacia Loft, Andrea Ajurias, Zayneb Ragheai, Julia Sande, Laura Simon, Murray Fallis, Alexandria Hamilton, Yuka Sai

Etienne Esquega appointed to The Law Foundation of Ontario Board of Trustees

September 29, 2020

The Law Foundation of Ontario is pleased to announce the appointment of Etienne Esquega to its Board of Trustees.

Indigenous diversion program breaking cycle of incarceration

September 21, 2020

The Ontario Federation of Indigenous Friendship Centres’ Indigenous Community Justice Program is a culturally-based program that takes a wholistic approach to justice and aims to divert Indigenous youth and adults who have come into conflict with the law away from the criminal justice system.

Public Interest Articling Fellowship Host Organization Call for Applications

September 14, 2020

Call for applications information and application form to be a host organization of The Law Foundation of Ontario’s Public Interest Articling Fellowship
Deadline: November 13, 2020
Grant amount: up to $69,500

Community Leadership in Justice Fellowships awarded to Prasanna Balasundaram and Laura Tamblyn Watts

The Law Foundation of Ontario is pleased to announce it has awarded Community Leadership in Justice Fellowships for the 2020-2021 academic term to Prasanna Balasundaram and Laura Tamblyn Watts.

Bilingual legal centre a resource for Ontarians

September 2, 2020

The Ontario Legal Information Centre, a service run by the Association des juristes d’expression française de l’Ontario (AJEFO), offers free legal information in all areas of law, in French and English, to anyone living in the province, regardless of income.

LAWS student reflections: feeling connected even during COVID

August 30, 2020

The Foundation participates in LAWS’ Summer Job Program, hosting a high school student for a month. This year we were fortunate to host Firdaus. Here are some of her reflections about working with the Foundation.

Margaret Sims
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Margaret Sims joins Class Proceedings Fund as Counsel

By Nathalie Noel | November 26, 2020

The Law Foundation of Ontario and the Class Proceedings Committee are pleased to welcome Margaret Sims as Counsel to the Class Proceedings Fund, effective January 2021.

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York Osgoode Investor Protection Clinic
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Video series educates on investments and avoiding financial harm

By Nathalie Noel | November 2, 2020

With a Responsive grant, the Osgoode Investor Protection Clinic developed a video series to address some of the key issues faced by individuals who have invested in capital markets and may be vulnerable to financial mismanagement.

Read More
Hand holding a white megaphone in front of a bright yellow wall
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Board posting: Law Commission of Ontario Board of Governors

By Nathalie Noel | October 15, 2020

Call for applications to serve as The Law Foundation of Ontario’s representative on the Law Commission of Ontario’s Board of Governors

Read More
The Law Foundation of Ontario Public Interest Articling Fellowship

2020-2021 Public Interest Articling Fellowship participants

By Nathalie Noel | October 6, 2020

Meet the 2020-2021 Public Interest Articling Fellowship participants: Stacia Loft, Andrea Ajurias, Zayneb Ragheai, Julia Sande, Laura Simon, Murray Fallis, Alexandria Hamilton, Yuka Sai

Read More
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Etienne Esquega appointed to The Law Foundation of Ontario Board of Trustees

By Nathalie Noel | September 29, 2020

The Law Foundation of Ontario is pleased to announce the appointment of Etienne Esquega to its Board of Trustees.

Read More
Group of people sitting on chairs arranged in a circle
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Indigenous diversion program breaking cycle of incarceration

By Nathalie Noel | September 21, 2020

The Ontario Federation of Indigenous Friendship Centres’ Indigenous Community Justice Program is a culturally-based program that takes a wholistic approach to justice and aims to divert Indigenous youth and adults who have come into conflict with the law away from the criminal justice system.

Read More