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Fueling legal help for rural and remote communities

July 13, 2021
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The Legal Clinic of Guelph and Wellington County is receiving $250K to further develop its successful “law van” pilot project.

Building capacity for community-based legal help

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Capacity-building for an Inclusive Sector grantees will be better positioned to provide reliable and culturally appropriate legal support.

Indigenous diversion program breaking cycle of incarceration

September 21, 2020
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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.

Bilingual legal centre a resource for Ontarians

September 2, 2020
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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.

Online course helps Ontarians learn mental health rights

August 23, 2020
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Community Law School (Sarnia-Lambton), with Lambton Mental Wellness Centre, developed a workshop series and an online course on Mental Health Laws and Advocacy.

Legal Hotline helps Ontarians navigate the pandemic

July 28, 2020
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With help from our Catalyst grant, Pro Bono Ontario’s Legal Hotline helps Ontarians navigate the pandemic.

Experiential education connects and inspires French-speaking youth and legal professionals

November 1, 2019
Justice Thorburn

Catalyst grant helps the Ontario Justice Education Network engage more young people, including French-speaking youth across Ontario.

Understanding people’s civil legal needs after incarceration

October 7, 2019
Jonathan Robart

The Foundation’s Catalyst grant supports the John Howard Society of Ontario in its civil legal needs assessment initiative.

Accessible legal help for domestic violence survivors in rural and remote communities

September 3, 2019
Min Jin

The Law Foundation of Ontario Catalyst granting is helping Luke’s Place to expand its services, including the Virtual Legal Clinic.

Championing the most complex refugee applications

August 20, 2019

Catalyst granting from The Law Foundation of Ontario is helping FCJ Refugee Centre extend its services and outreach.

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Ross F. Earnshaw appointed to the Board of Trustees

By Nathalie Noel | January 13, 2015

The Law Foundation of Ontario is pleased to welcome Ross F. Earnshaw, to the foundation’s Board of Trustees, effective January 1, 2015. He was appointed by the Law Society of Upper Canada (LSUC) at Convocation on November 28, 2014. A…

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Paul B. Schabas new Chair of The Law Foundation of Ontario

By Nathalie Noel | January 13, 2015

On January 1, 2015, Paul B. Schabas assumed the role of Chair of the Law Foundation of Ontario. Since its establishment in 1974, the Foundation has contributed over $900 million to improving access to justice including payments to Legal Aid…

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Linda Rothstein appointed to the Board of Trustees

By Nathalie Noel | September 24, 2014

  The Law Foundation of Ontario is pleased to welcome Linda R. Rothstein, LSM, to the foundation’s Board of Trustees.  She was appointed by the Law Society of Upper Canada (LSUC) at Convocation August 13, 2014. Managing partner of Paliare…

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Kimberly Murray receives 2014 Guthrie Award

By Nathalie Noel | September 17, 2014

The Law Foundation of Ontario is pleased to announce that the 2014 Guthrie Award recipient is lawyer, educator, and community leader Kimberly Murray.

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Kris Kozell Wins Exemplary Justice Educator Award

By Nathalie Noel | August 29, 2014

  The Law Foundation of Ontario Congratulations Kris Kozell on receiving the 2014 Hux-Kiteley Exemplary Justice Educator Award from the Ontario Justice Education Network. The annual award recognizes a teacher in Ontario who has demonstrated leadership in the area of…

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Adam Vasey awarded Community Leadership in Justice Fellowship

By Nathalie Noel | August 7, 2014

The Law Foundation of Ontario is pleased to announce it has awarded a Community Leadership in Justice Fellowship for the 2014-2015 academic term to Adam Vasey.

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