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2021 Catalyst Call for Applications

April 11, 2021
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Call for applications information and application form to apply to the 2021 Catalyst Call for Applications
Deadline: June 7, 2021

Jack Braithwaite appointed to The Law Foundation of Ontario Board of Trustees

March 24, 2021
Jack Braithwaite

The Law Foundation of Ontario is pleased to announce the appointment of Jack Braithwaite to its Board of Trustees.

Job posting: Summer Law Student, Class Proceedings Fund

Join our team

We are seeking a Summer Law Student, Class Proceedings Fund.

Responsive Call for Applications

March 8, 2021
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Call for applications information and application form to apply to the Responsive program
Deadline: April 1, 2022, 5:00 p.m.
Grant amounts: up to $100K

Calls for applications coming soon!

February 25, 2021
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Calls for grant applications for our Responsive and Catalyst programs are coming soon. Please watch for them and help share the news.

Elders’ Council named 2020 Guthrie Award recipient

February 5, 2021
The Guthrie Medal

The Law Foundation of Ontario is pleased to announce that the 2020 Guthrie Award recipient is the Elders’ Council.

Neha Chugh and Paul Jonathan Saguil appointed as Foundation representatives on LCO and OJEN Boards

January 25, 2021
Neha Chugh and Paul Jonathan Saguil

The Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Neha Chugh to serve as its representative on the Board for the Law Commission of Ontario and the reappointment of Paul Jonathan Saguil as its representative on the Board of Ontario Justice Education Network.

Margaret Sims joins Class Proceedings Fund as Counsel

November 26, 2020
Margaret Sims

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
York Osgoode Investor Protection Clinic

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

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Video celebrates Elders’ Council

By Nathalie Noel | January 17, 2022

Video celebrates the 2020 Guthrie Award recipient: the Elders’ Council of the Indigenous Justice Division of the Ministry of the Attorney General

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Join our team
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Job posting: Program Coordinator

By Nathalie Noel | January 11, 2022

We are seeking a Program Coordinator, an essential role for the administration of the Foundation’s programs and grant related activities.

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The Guthrie Medal
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Nominate an outstanding access to justice champion

By Nathalie Noel | January 7, 2022

The Law Foundation of Ontario is seeking nominations for the Guthrie Award, our signature award to recognize access to justice champions.

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New Queer Refugee Hearings Program Toolkit

By Nathalie Noel | October 31, 2021

The Queer Refugee Hearings Program Toolkit helps individuals claiming refugee protection based on sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and/or sex characteristics.

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$19.7M in core funding to support leading access to justice organizations

By Nathalie Noel | October 28, 2021

The Foundation has increased its investment in Catalyst to $19.7M, adding close to $3 million to the total budget over three years and growing the program from 20 to 25 organizations.

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The Law Foundation of Ontario Public Interest Articling Fellowship

2021-2022 Public Interest Articling Fellowship participants

By Nathalie Noel | October 7, 2021

Meet the 2021-2022 Public Interest Articling Fellowship participants: Rachel Kohut, Zara Mercer, Paria Asadbikli, Tom Naciuk, Arthur Ferguson, Leandra (Lea) Keren, Tyler Schnare, Rene Kimmett.

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