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Lara Sanders joins The Law Foundation of Ontario as Director, Strategic Finance

June 15, 2022
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The Law Foundation of Ontario is pleased to announce the hiring of Lara Sanders, CPA, CMA, as our new Director, Strategic Finance.

2021-2022 PIAF articling highlights

June 13, 2022
The Law Foundation of Ontario Public Interest Articling Fellowship

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.

Job posting: Director, Human Resources and Operations

May 17, 2022
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We are looking to complement own senior leadership team with a new Director, Human Resources and Operations.

Sharpening my open smart city lens

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

Youth an emergent trend of latest community-driven grants

March 14, 2022
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We granted just over $1.3M for 22 new Responsive grants, and youth were an emergent trend of these community-driven projects

Hip hop artists navigate world of Intellectual Property rights with new toolkit

Canadian hip hop artists have a new resource to help safeguard their rights and livelihoods: the Intellectual Property Toolkit for Artists

Danielle Marks joins Class Proceedings Committee

March 13, 2022
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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

Job posting: Summer Law Student

March 7, 2022
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We are seeking a Summer Law Student

Job posting: Summer Law Student, Class Proceedings Fund

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We are seeking a Summer Law Student, Class Proceedings Fund

New tip sheet to help prepare a compelling application

March 1, 2022
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Applying for a Foundation grant? Download our new new tip sheet to help you prepare a compelling application.

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Job posting: Director, Grants and Programs

By Nathalie Noel | September 6, 2022

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

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Video series on 2SLGBTQI+ family planning

By Nathalie Noel | August 17, 2022

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.

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

By Nathalie Noel | August 17, 2022

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

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Summer students bring new ideas and energy

By Nathalie Noel | August 17, 2022

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.

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Summer law student reflections: incomparable class actions experience

By Nathalie Noel | August 17, 2022

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.

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Summer law student reflections: shaping public interest insights

By Nathalie Noel | August 17, 2022

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.

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