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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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Seeing wrongs put right with AIDWYC

By Nathalie Noel | February 1, 2013

Susannah Chung articled with the Association in Defence of the Wrongly Convicted (AIDWYC). “It’s pretty emotional to see these clients having endured what they have over years and then finally experience standing before an appellate court and being granted an acquittal.”

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Judith McCormack receives 2011 Guthrie Award

By Nathalie Noel | January 3, 2012

The Law Foundation of Ontario is pleased to announce that the 2011 Guthrie Award recipient is legal education and legal aid champion, Judith McCormack.

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Tracy Heffernan awarded Community Leadership in Justice Fellowship

By Nathalie Noel | January 1, 2012

The Law Foundation of Ontario is pleased to announce it has awarded a Community Leadership in Justice Fellowship for the 2012-2013 academic term to Tracy Heffernan.

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Sheila Burns and Marian MacGregor each receive Community Leadership in Justice Fellowship

By Nathalie Noel | January 1, 2011

The Law Foundation of Ontario is pleased to announce it has awarded Community Leadership in Justice Fellowships for the 2011-2012 academic term to Sheila Burns and Marian MacGregor.

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Danielle McLaughlin and Vincent Greason each receive Community Leadership in Justice Fellowship

By Nathalie Noel | January 1, 2010

The Law Foundation of Ontario is pleased to announce it has awarded Community Leadership in Justice Fellowships for the 2010-2011 academic term to Danielle McLaughlin and Vincent Greason.

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Richard Elliott, Michael Janigan, and Allan McChesney each receive Community Leadership in Justice Fellowship

By Nathalie Noel | January 1, 2009

The Law Foundation of Ontario is pleased to announce it has awarded Community Leadership in Justice Fellowships for the 2009-2010 academic term to Richard Elliott, Michael Janigan, and Allan McChesney.

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