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Catherine Banning appointed to The Law Foundation of Ontario Board of Trustees

August 25, 2021
Catherine Banning

The Law Foundation of Ontario is pleased to announce the appointment of Catherine Banning to its Board of Trustees.

LAWS student reflections: packing in different 1:1s and projects

August 24, 2021
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The Foundation participates in LAWS’ Summer Job Program, hosting a high school student for a month. This year we were fortunate to host Yarah. Here are some of her reflections about working with the Foundation.

2020 annual report: Staying Connected

July 13, 2021

We’re proud to release our 2020 annual report: Staying Connected.

Adapting to meet women’s urgent legal needs

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Like the justice system itself, the pandemic challenged the Criminalization of Women Pro-Bono Program to find new ways of operating.

Expanding to serve LGBTQ2S communities across Ontario

The pandemic allowed The 519 to reimagine what it means to provide access to justice and legal services to LGBTQ2S communities.

A wider role and audience for substantive law training

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The pandemic helped CLEO to recognize it can play a useful role in substantive law  training across Ontario.

Fueling legal help for rural and remote communities

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The Legal Clinic of Guelph and Wellington County is receiving $250K to further develop its successful “law van” pilot project.

Building capacity for community-based legal help

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Capacity-building for an Inclusive Sector grantees will be better positioned to provide reliable and culturally appropriate legal support.

We’re moving!

July 12, 2021

As of September 1, The Law Foundation of Ontario has a new home at 110 Spadina Avenue.

Job posting: Administrative Assistant/Legal Assistant, Class Proceedings Fund

May 17, 2021
Join our team

We are seeking an Administrative Assistant/Legal Assistant for the Class Proceedings Fund.


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

By Nathalie Noel | June 15, 2022

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

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The Law Foundation of Ontario Public Interest Articling Fellowship

2021-2022 PIAF articling highlights

By Nathalie Noel | June 13, 2022

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.

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Job posting: Director, Human Resources and Operations

By Nathalie Noel | May 17, 2022

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

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Sharpening my open smart city lens

By Nathalie Noel | April 13, 2022

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

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Youth an emergent trend of latest community-driven grants

By Nathalie Noel | March 14, 2022

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

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

By Nathalie Noel | March 14, 2022

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

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