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2021 annual report: A Just(ice) Recovery

October 3, 2022
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We’re proud to release our 2021 annual report: A (Just)ice Recovery.

Roberto Lattanzio receives 2022 Guthrie Award

September 28, 2022
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The Law Foundation of Ontario is pleased to announce that the 2022 Guthrie Award recipient is disability rights advocate, Roberto Lattanzio.

2022-2023 Public Interest Articling Fellowship participants

September 8, 2022
The Law Foundation of Ontario Public Interest Articling Fellowship

Meet the 2022-2023 Public Interest Articling Fellowship participants: Daniel Marin, Amanda LaBorde, Ayesha Adamjee, Stacey Seward, Vivian Sim, Gabrielle (Gabby) C. Aquino, Amy Hill, Kienna Shkopich-Hunter.

Job posting: Director, Grants and Programs

September 6, 2022
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We’re searching for a permanent, full-time Director, Grants and Programs to join our team.

Video series on 2SLGBTQI+ family planning

August 17, 2022
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With a $14K Responsive grant from the Foundation, Egale produced an informational video series on the legal rights, opportunities, and challenges of 2SLGBTQI+ people staring a family in Ontario.

$656K added to Catalyst grants to help with inflationary pressures

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Responding to the extraordinary inflationary pressures faced by grantees, the Foundation is making a one-time 5% granting increase to its current Catalyst grants.

Summer students bring new ideas and energy

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The Foundation benefitted from an influx of new ideas and energy this summer thanks to three students working with us: Jenel Jackson, Rachael Simser, and Alex Traballo.

Summer law student reflections: incomparable class actions experience

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I worked at with the Class Proceedings Fund staff team. I gained comprehensive knowledge in class action litigation funding and an extensive look at the history and development of class proceedings in Ontario.

Summer law student reflections: shaping public interest insights

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I spent the summer supporting the Foundation’s grants team. I conducted research, developed onboarding tools for current and new staff, attended meetings, and learned about the sector more widely.

LAWS student reflections: the start of another journey

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I rotated among the different teams here, which I found unbelievably helpful as I’m still very unsure about my future. This was a great opportunity to see multiple different pathways in one placement.

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2021-2022 PIAF articling highlights

By Nathalie Noel | June 13, 2022

We asked our 2021-2022 Public Interest Articling Fellowship participants to share some highlights of their articling experience. Here is some of what they shared.

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Job posting: Director, Human Resources and Operations

By Nathalie Noel | May 17, 2022

We are looking to complement own senior leadership team with a new Director, Human Resources and Operations.

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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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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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