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Indigenous diversion program breaking cycle of incarceration

September 21, 2020

Beginning with the familiar smell of sage from the traditional smudging ceremony, Rebecca Toulouse participates in a Healing Circle three times a week. It’s part of the Ontario Federation of Indigenous Friendship Centres’ (OFIFC) Indigenous Community Justice Program (ICJP), a…

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.

Online course helps Ontarians learn mental health rights

August 23, 2020

Community Law School (Sarnia-Lambton), with Lambton Mental Wellness Centre, developed a workshop series and an online course on Mental Health Laws and Advocacy.

Job posting: Counsel, Class Proceedings Fund

August 10, 2020

We are seeking a counsel for the permanent, full-time position of Counsel to the Class Proceedings Committee.

Legal Hotline helps Ontarians navigate the pandemic

July 28, 2020

With help from our Catalyst grant, Pro Bono Ontario’s Legal Hotline helps Ontarians navigate the pandemic.

COVID-19 related updates

July 22, 2020

COVID-19: Regular updates on our response to COVID-19, including how to contact us and application deadline extensions.

Lisa Cirillo new CEO of The Law Foundation of Ontario

July 15, 2020

The Law Foundation of Ontario is pleased to announce that Lisa Cirillo will be its new CEO. Ms Cirillo has been the Executive Director of Downtown Legal Services since 2010.

Helen Tewolde named Action Canada Fellow

June 4, 2020

Helen Tewolde, the Foundation’s Director of Policy and Programs, has been named a 2020/2021 Action Canada Fellow by Action Canada and the Public Policy Forum.

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Indigenous diversion program breaking cycle of incarceration

By Nathalie Noel | September 21, 2020

Beginning with the familiar smell of sage from the traditional smudging ceremony, Rebecca Toulouse participates in a Healing Circle three times a week. It’s part of the Ontario Federation of Indigenous Friendship Centres’ (OFIFC) Indigenous Community Justice Program (ICJP), a…

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Public Interest Articling Fellowship Host Organization Call for Applications

By Nathalie Noel | 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

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

By Nathalie Noel | September 14, 2020

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.

Read More
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Bilingual legal centre a resource for Ontarians

By Nathalie Noel | 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.

Read More
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Online course helps Ontarians learn mental health rights

By Nathalie Noel | August 23, 2020

Community Law School (Sarnia-Lambton), with Lambton Mental Wellness Centre, developed a workshop series and an online course on Mental Health Laws and Advocacy.

Read More
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Job posting: Counsel, Class Proceedings Fund

By Nathalie Noel | August 10, 2020

We are seeking a counsel for the permanent, full-time position of Counsel to the Class Proceedings Committee.

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