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Public Interest Articling Fellowship Host Organization Call for Applications

September 14, 2020
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Call for applications information and application form to be a host organization of The Law Foundation of Ontario’s Public Interest Articling Fellowship
Deadline: November 13, 2020
Grant amount: up to $69,500

Community Leadership in Justice Fellowships awarded to Prasanna Balasundaram and Laura Tamblyn Watts

Prasanna Balasundaram and Laura Tamblyn Watts

The Law Foundation of Ontario is pleased to announce it has awarded Community Leadership in Justice Fellowships for the 2020-2021 academic term to Prasanna Balasundaram and Laura Tamblyn Watts.

Bilingual legal centre a resource for Ontarians

September 2, 2020
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The Ontario Legal Information Centre, a service run by the Association des juristes d’expression française de l’Ontario (AJEFO), offers free legal information in all areas of law, in French and English, to anyone living in the province, regardless of income.

LAWS student reflections: feeling connected even during COVID

August 30, 2020

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

Online course helps Ontarians learn mental health rights

August 23, 2020
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Community Law School (Sarnia-Lambton), with Lambton Mental Wellness Centre, developed a workshop series and an online course on Mental Health Laws and Advocacy.

Job posting: Counsel, Class Proceedings Fund

August 10, 2020
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We are seeking a counsel for the permanent, full-time position of Counsel to the Class Proceedings Committee.

Legal Hotline helps Ontarians navigate the pandemic

July 28, 2020
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With help from our Catalyst grant, Pro Bono Ontario’s Legal Hotline helps Ontarians navigate the pandemic.

COVID-19 related updates

July 22, 2020
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COVID-19: Regular updates on our response to COVID-19, including how to contact us and application deadline extensions.

Lisa Cirillo new CEO of The Law Foundation of Ontario

July 15, 2020
Lisa Cirillo

The Law Foundation of Ontario is pleased to announce that Lisa Cirillo will be its new CEO. Ms Cirillo has been the Executive Director of Downtown Legal Services since 2010.

Helen Tewolde named Action Canada Fellow

June 4, 2020
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Helen Tewolde, the Foundation’s Director of Policy and Programs, has been named a 2020/2021 Action Canada Fellow by Action Canada and the Public Policy Forum.

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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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Job posting: Director, Grants and Programs

By Nathalie Noel | March 21, 2022

We’re seeking a Director, Grants and Programs

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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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Danielle Marks joins Class Proceedings Committee

By Nathalie Noel | March 13, 2022

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

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Job posting: Summer Law Student

By Nathalie Noel | March 7, 2022

We are seeking a Summer Law Student

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