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It’s the commute that’ll get you

November 1, 2013

Brian O’Neill studied law in Halifax and Victoria, but was drawn to one of Canada’s lesser-known coasts for his articles – to the Moosonee and Moose Factory offices of Keewaytinok Native Legal Services.

Making friends with the justice system

The People’s Law School works to make sure we all know and can exercise our legal rights. Its Justice Theatre group developed two interactive plays about cyberbullying and hate crimes. They took the plays on tour to schools in 23 communities, including small and rural communities that are often missed.

A profile of grants in support of diversity

A profile of The Law Foundation of Ontario grantees whose unique work responds to the needs of our diverse society.

A significant change for Klemtu

July 26, 2013

With ATJF funding, Anne Fletcher is able to bring legal services to Aboriginal communities such as Klemtu, which is home to the Kitasoo/Xai’xais First Nations and is a very remote and isolated island community on the central coast of BC.

Advancing social justice for women with METRAC

March 1, 2013

Silmi Abdullah articled with the METRAC Community Justice Program. She has had a unique learning experience and says, “It motivates me every second to continue to learn and excel in my work in the area of social justice”.

Seeing wrongs put right with AIDWYC

February 1, 2013

Susannah Chung articled with the Association in Defence of the Wrongly Convicted (AIDWYC). “It’s pretty emotional to see these clients having endured what they have over years and then finally experience standing before an appellate court and being granted an acquittal.”

Making law school accessible for Aboriginal peoples

February 1, 2004

The Program of Legal Studies for Native People, run by The Native Law Centre at the University of Saskatchewan, offers legal education, skills instruction, and financial support to Aboriginal students from across the country who have been admitted to law school.

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Noah Aiken-Klar joins The Law Foundation of Ontario as Director, Grants & Programs

By Nathalie Noel | January 24, 2023

The Foundation is pleased to announce the hiring of Noah Aiken-Klar as Director, Grants & Programs.

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Job posting: Associate Counsel, Class Proceedings Fund

By Nathalie Noel | January 17, 2023

We are seeking an Associate Counsel for the Class Proceedings Fund.

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Job posting: Senior Financial Analyst

By Nathalie Noel | January 9, 2023

We are seeking a Senior Financial Analyst.

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Roberto Lattanzio Guthrie Award celebration

By Nathalie Noel | December 17, 2022

We gathered on December 8, 2022 to present Roberto (Robert) Lattanzio with the Guthrie Award, The Law Foundation of Ontario’s signature award to recognize exceptional access to justice champions.

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Remissa Hirji promoted to Director and Counsel, Class Proceedings Committee

By Nathalie Noel | December 17, 2022

The Foundation and Class Proceedings Committee are pleased to announce the promotion of Remissa Hirji to Director and Counsel, Class Proceedings Committee.

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Responsive grants enable community-focused legal navigation and supports

By Nathalie Noel | December 14, 2022

The Foundation granted over $1.8M to fund 25 Responsive grants in 2022.

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