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Celebrating Judy Mark upon her retirement

August 17, 2022
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After 13 years, Judy Mark, our long-serving Director, Strategic Finance and Administration, has retired from the Foundation. We gathered to thank her for her service and wish her a fond farewell.

Lara Sanders joins The Law Foundation of Ontario as Director, Strategic Finance

June 15, 2022
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The Law Foundation of Ontario is pleased to announce the hiring of Lara Sanders, CPA, CMA, as our new Director, Strategic Finance.

2021-2022 PIAF articling highlights

June 13, 2022
The Law Foundation of Ontario Public Interest Articling Fellowship

We asked our 2021-2022 Public Interest Articling Fellowship participants to share some highlights of their articling experience. Here is some of what they shared.

Job posting: Director, Human Resources and Operations

May 17, 2022
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We are looking to complement own senior leadership team with a new Director, Human Resources and Operations.

Sharpening my open smart city lens

April 13, 2022
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My fellowship’s focus on citizen agency in a smart city ecosystem coincided with a period of rapid growth for Open North and major developments in smart city and technology communities

Youth an emergent trend of latest community-driven grants

March 14, 2022
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We granted just over $1.3M for 22 new Responsive grants, and youth were an emergent trend of these community-driven projects

Hip hop artists navigate world of Intellectual Property rights with new toolkit

Canadian hip hop artists have a new resource to help safeguard their rights and livelihoods: the Intellectual Property Toolkit for Artists

Danielle Marks joins Class Proceedings Committee

March 13, 2022
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We’re pleased to announce the appointment of Danielle Marks to the Class Proceedings Committee. Ms Marks is a partner and Chair of the Civil Litigation practice group at SV Law

Job posting: Summer Law Student

March 7, 2022
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We are seeking a Summer Law Student

Job posting: Summer Law Student, Class Proceedings Fund

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Job posting: Legal Assistant

By Nathalie Noel | November 29, 2022

We are seeking a Legal Assistant for the Class Proceedings Committee and Fund.

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Heather Johnston appointed to Board of Trustees

By Nathalie Noel | November 22, 2022

We’re pleased to announce the appointment of Heather Johnston, CPA, CA, BMath, to our Board of Trustees.

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Monique Jilesen joins Class Proceedings Committee

By Nathalie Noel | October 27, 2022

We’re pleased to announce the appointment of Monique Jilesen to the Class Proceedings Committee.

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Growing community support for people with disabilities

By Nathalie Noel | October 18, 2022

Reach’s project will develop resources and training for frontline workers to enhance their ability to identify legal issues, conduct effective intakes, and facilitate referrals, all centering around the lived experiences of people with disabilities.

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Wrapping legal supports in dignity and belonging

By Nathalie Noel | October 18, 2022

The Legal Information for Indigenous Youth Aging Out of Care project will provide Indigenous youth with legal information and facilitate connections to community supports.

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Upholding the rights of people who are unhoused

By Nathalie Noel | October 18, 2022

Community Justice Collective, and its partners, are developing and delivering public legal education resources tailored to legal issues faced by unhoused residents.

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