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Changing hearts and minds: Elders’ Council receives prestigious justice award

February 1, 2022
Close up of an older woman's hand holding a small artpiece of a beaded turtle and a sacred feather

The Ministry of the Attorney General is thrilled that the Elders’ Council has been recognized with the Guthrie Award

Responsive Call for Applications

January 27, 2022
Low angle view of a group of blurred people walking through open doors

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

Video celebrates Elders’ Council

January 17, 2022
Elder Jan Longboat standing in front of the Mohawk Institute Residential School holding a feather and looking up into the sky

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

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
A pyramid made out of colourful, hexagon wooden blocks

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
An illustration of a large group of people in the shape of a scales of justice

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.

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A profile of grants in support of diversity

By Nathalie Noel | November 1, 2013

A profile of The Law Foundation of Ontario grantees whose unique work responds to the needs of our diverse society.

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Announcing a new, free database of professionalism resources for lawyers

By Nathalie Noel | August 5, 2013

The Centre for the Legal Profession and the Chief Justice of Ontario’s Advisory Committee on Professionalism are delighted to announce the official launch of the Shared Resources Initiative. The Initiative contains free, online professionalism training materials and links to webcast…

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Animal Justice launches online library

By Nathalie Noel | July 29, 2013

Animal Justice Canada is pleased to announce the launch of our new online Animal Law Library, made possible with the support of the Law Foundation of Ontario.

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A significant change for Klemtu

By Nathalie Noel | July 26, 2013

With ATJF funding, Anne Fletcher is able to bring legal services to Aboriginal communities such as Klemtu, which is home to the Kitasoo/Xai’xais First Nations and is a very remote and isolated island community on the central coast of BC.

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Justice Stephen Goudge receives 2013 Guthrie Award

By Nathalie Noel | May 13, 2013

The Law Foundation of Ontario is pleased to announce that its 2013 Guthrie Award will be presented to Justice Stephen Goudge of the Ontario Court of Appeal.

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Advancing social justice for women with METRAC

By Nathalie Noel | March 1, 2013

Silmi Abdullah articled with the METRAC Community Justice Program. She has had a unique learning experience and says, “It motivates me every second to continue to learn and excel in my work in the area of social justice”.

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