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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.

Job posting: Summer Law Student, Class Proceedings Fund

Join our team

We are seeking a Summer Law Student, Class Proceedings Fund.

Responsive Call for Applications

March 8, 2021
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Call for applications information and application form to apply to the Responsive program
Deadline: April 30, 2021, 5:00 p.m.
Grant amounts: up to $25K or $25K to $100K

Calls for applications coming soon!

February 25, 2021
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Calls for grant applications for our Responsive and Catalyst programs are coming soon. Please watch for them and help share the news.

Elders’ Council named 2020 Guthrie Award recipient

February 5, 2021
The Guthrie Medal

The Law Foundation of Ontario is pleased to announce that the 2020 Guthrie Award recipient is the Elders’ Council.

Neha Chugh and Paul Jonathan Saguil appointed as Foundation representatives on LCO and OJEN Boards

January 25, 2021
Neha Chugh and Paul Jonathan Saguil

The Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Neha Chugh to serve as its representative on the Board for the Law Commission of Ontario and the reappointment of Paul Jonathan Saguil as its representative on the Board of Ontario Justice Education Network.

Margaret Sims joins Class Proceedings Fund as Counsel

November 26, 2020
Margaret Sims

The Law Foundation of Ontario and the Class Proceedings Committee are pleased to welcome Margaret Sims as Counsel to the Class Proceedings Fund, effective January 2021.

Video series educates on investments and avoiding financial harm

November 2, 2020
York Osgoode Investor Protection Clinic

With a Responsive grant, the Osgoode Investor Protection Clinic developed a video series to address some of the key issues faced by individuals who have invested in capital markets and may be vulnerable to financial mismanagement.

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Etienne Esquega appointed to The Law Foundation of Ontario Board of Trustees

By Nathalie Noel | September 29, 2020

The Law Foundation of Ontario is pleased to announce the appointment of Etienne Esquega to its Board of Trustees.

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Indigenous diversion program breaking cycle of incarceration

By Nathalie Noel | September 21, 2020

The Ontario Federation of Indigenous Friendship Centres’ Indigenous Community Justice Program is a culturally-based program that takes a wholistic approach to justice and aims to divert Indigenous youth and adults who have come into conflict with the law away from the criminal justice system.

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Public Interest Articling Fellowship Host Organization Call for Applications

By Nathalie Noel | September 14, 2020

Call for applications information and application form to be a host organization of The Law Foundation of Ontario’s Public Interest Articling Fellowship
Deadline: November 13, 2020
Grant amount: up to $69,500

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Community Leadership in Justice Fellowships awarded to Prasanna Balasundaram and Laura Tamblyn Watts

By Nathalie Noel | September 14, 2020

The Law Foundation of Ontario is pleased to announce it has awarded Community Leadership in Justice Fellowships for the 2020-2021 academic term to Prasanna Balasundaram and Laura Tamblyn Watts.

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Bilingual legal centre a resource for Ontarians

By Nathalie Noel | September 2, 2020

The Ontario Legal Information Centre, a service run by the Association des juristes d’expression française de l’Ontario (AJEFO), offers free legal information in all areas of law, in French and English, to anyone living in the province, regardless of income.

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LAWS student reflections: feeling connected even during COVID

By Nathalie Noel | August 30, 2020

The Foundation participates in LAWS’ Summer Job Program, hosting a high school student for a month. This year we were fortunate to host Firdaus. Here are some of her reflections about working with the Foundation.

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