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Nominate an outstanding access to justice champion

January 7, 2022
The Guthrie Medal

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

New Queer Refugee Hearings Program Toolkit

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.

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

October 28, 2021
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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.

2021-2022 Public Interest Articling Fellowship participants

October 7, 2021
The Law Foundation of Ontario Public Interest Articling Fellowship

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.

2020-2021 PIAF articling highlights

October 4, 2021
The Law Foundation of Ontario Public Interest Articling Fellowship

We asked our 2020-2021 Public Interest Articling Fellowship participants to share some highlights of their articling experience. Here is some of what they shared.

Increasing access to justice for refugees and Indigenous peoples is focus of 17 newly funded projects

September 29, 2021
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The Law Foundation of Ontario has invested close to $1.4M for 17 new Access to Justice Fund projects, increasing access to justice for refugees and Indigenous peoples.

We moved: our new home in the Tower Building

September 1, 2021

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

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.

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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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