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Bringing relief and “real life” legal help to families

December 16, 2016
JIn Tan

Jin and Pro Bono Students Canada are on-hand to help individuals prepare their family law cases

Seeing the people behind the justice system

Through Level’s Dare to Dream program, Thomas gives young students an inside and inspiring view of the justice system

Advocating for the rights of young workers

Jenny and the Sudbury Workers Education and Advocacy Centre help workers understand and uphold their rights.

That’s Not Fair!: New book helps children understand their rights and freedoms

April 5, 2016

With imagination and humour, That’s Not Fair! taps into children’s natural sense of justice and makes it easy and fun to think and talk about the rights and freedoms of people in a democracy.

Program brings restorative justice to youth

March 28, 2016

Lanark County youth will benefit from restorative justice with a new three-year outreach initiative, courtesy of the Lanark County Community Justice Program (LCCJP) and funded in part by The Law Foundation of Ontario.

Free legal help to resettle Syrian refugees

March 1, 2016

The Law Foundation of Ontario has made a grant of nearly $90K to Lifeline Syria and the Refugee Sponsorship Support Program to support free legal help that will assist the arrival of Syrian refugees in the Toronto area.

Legal services for Indigenous peoples experiencing discrimination

The Provincial Aboriginal Human Rights Training Initiative will deliver training to Friendship Centre staff across the province to promote access to legal services for Indigenous people experiencing discrimination.

Youth-driven media educates and empowers about justice issues

November 2, 2015

Youth involved in Regent Park’s Youth & the Law TV Project were eager to learn about the legal issues that were affecting their lives.

LAWS program ignites Tushar’s career ambition

July 29, 2015

Tushar has wanted to be a lawyer since the fifth grade. And it’s not just because he loves to argue, although that’s part of it. For the past four weeks, Tushar has been on a student work placement at The…

Creating a just and supportive environment for refugee claimants

June 26, 2014

With a two-year grant, Mennonite Coalition for Refugee Support developed the Volunteer Legal Support Program to increase the help available for unrepresented refugee claimants.

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Wrapping legal supports in dignity and belonging

By Nathalie Noel | October 18, 2022

The Legal Information for Indigenous Youth Aging Out of Care project will provide Indigenous youth with legal information and facilitate connections to community supports.

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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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