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Noah Aiken-Klar joins The Law Foundation of Ontario as Director, Grants & Programs

January 24, 2023
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The Foundation is pleased to announce the hiring of Noah Aiken-Klar as Director, Grants & Programs.

Job posting: Associate Counsel, Class Proceedings Fund

January 17, 2023
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We are seeking an Associate Counsel for the Class Proceedings Fund.

Job posting: Senior Financial Analyst

January 9, 2023
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We are seeking a Senior Financial Analyst.

Roberto Lattanzio Guthrie Award celebration

December 17, 2022
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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.

Remissa Hirji promoted to Director and Counsel, Class Proceedings Committee

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The Foundation and Class Proceedings Committee are pleased to announce the promotion of Remissa Hirji to Director and Counsel, Class Proceedings Committee.

Responsive grants enable community-focused legal navigation and supports

December 14, 2022
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The Foundation granted over $1.8M to fund 25 Responsive grants in 2022.

National resource guides people through refugee determination process

December 6, 2022
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Kinbrace recently launched My Refugee Claim, a national resource to help refugee claimants navigate Canada’s refugee protection process.

Job posting: Legal Assistant

November 29, 2022
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We are seeking a Legal Assistant for the Class Proceedings Committee and Fund.

Heather Johnston appointed to Board of Trustees

November 22, 2022
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We’re pleased to announce the appointment of Heather Johnston, CPA, CA, BMath, to our Board of Trustees.

Monique Jilesen joins Class Proceedings Committee

October 27, 2022
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We’re pleased to announce the appointment of Monique Jilesen to the Class Proceedings Committee.

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Upholding the rights of people who are unhoused

By Nathalie Noel | October 18, 2022

Community Justice Collective, and its partners, are developing and delivering public legal education resources tailored to legal issues faced by unhoused residents.

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Developing legal services for the Métis community

By Nathalie Noel | October 17, 2022

The Métis Nation of Ontario Justice Program provides legal support and education to Métis people through culturally relevant services, legal information and legal resources, justice system navigation, and legal referrals.

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Coordinating housing and legal supports

By Nathalie Noel | October 17, 2022

With an Access to Justice Fund grant, Living Space launched the Access and Diversion project to help the most marginalized members of its communities.

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Protecting natural laws and landscapes

By Nathalie Noel | October 17, 2022

With a Responsive grant, CELA and ANA are developing a legal toolkit for establishing Indigenous Protected and Conserved Areas.

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2021 annual report: A Just(ice) Recovery

By Nathalie Noel | October 3, 2022

We’re proud to release our 2021 annual report: A (Just)ice Recovery.

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Roberto Lattanzio receives 2022 Guthrie Award

By Nathalie Noel | September 28, 2022

The Law Foundation of Ontario is pleased to announce that the 2022 Guthrie Award recipient is disability rights advocate, Roberto Lattanzio.

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