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Adapting to meet women’s urgent legal needs

July 13, 2021
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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
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We are seeking an Administrative Assistant/Legal Assistant for the Class Proceedings Fund.

Julie Mathews: reflections on my Community Leadership in Justice Fellowship

May 5, 2021
Julie Mathews

Julie Mathews, Community Leadership in Justice Fellowship recipient (2018-2019) shares her reflections of the fellowship experience.

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.

The Guthrie Medal
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Nominate an outstanding access to justice champion

By Nathalie Noel | February 3, 2023

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

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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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