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Changing hearts and minds: Elders’ Council receives prestigious justice award

February 1, 2022
Close up of an older woman's hand holding a small artpiece of a beaded turtle and a sacred feather

The Ministry of the Attorney General is thrilled that the Elders’ Council has been recognized with the Guthrie Award

Responsive Call for Applications

January 27, 2022
Low angle view of a group of blurred people walking through open doors

Call for applications information and application form to apply to the Responsive program
Deadline: April 1, 2022, 5:00 p.m.
Grant amounts: up to $100K

Video celebrates Elders’ Council

January 17, 2022
Elder Jan Longboat standing in front of the Mohawk Institute Residential School holding a feather and looking up into the sky

Video celebrates the 2020 Guthrie Award recipient: the Elders’ Council of the Indigenous Justice Division of the Ministry of the Attorney General

Nominate an outstanding access to justice champion

January 7, 2022
The Guthrie Medal

The Law Foundation of Ontario is seeking nominations for the Guthrie Award, our signature award to recognize access to justice champions.

New Queer Refugee Hearings Program Toolkit

October 31, 2021

The Queer Refugee Hearings Program Toolkit helps individuals claiming refugee protection based on sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and/or sex characteristics.

$19.7M in core funding to support leading access to justice organizations

October 28, 2021
A pyramid made out of colourful, hexagon wooden blocks

The Foundation has increased its investment in Catalyst to $19.7M, adding close to $3 million to the total budget over three years and growing the program from 20 to 25 organizations.

2021-2022 Public Interest Articling Fellowship participants

October 7, 2021
The Law Foundation of Ontario Public Interest Articling Fellowship

Meet the 2021-2022 Public Interest Articling Fellowship participants: Rachel Kohut, Zara Mercer, Paria Asadbikli, Tom Naciuk, Arthur Ferguson, Leandra (Lea) Keren, Tyler Schnare, Rene Kimmett.

2020-2021 PIAF articling highlights

October 4, 2021
The Law Foundation of Ontario Public Interest Articling Fellowship

We asked our 2020-2021 Public Interest Articling Fellowship participants to share some highlights of their articling experience. Here is some of what they shared.

Increasing access to justice for refugees and Indigenous peoples is focus of 17 newly funded projects

September 29, 2021
An illustration of a large group of people in the shape of a scales of justice

The Law Foundation of Ontario has invested close to $1.4M for 17 new Access to Justice Fund projects, increasing access to justice for refugees and Indigenous peoples.

We moved: our new home in the Tower Building

September 1, 2021

As of September 1, The Law Foundation of Ontario has a new home at 110 Spadina Avenue.

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1997-2009 Guthrie Award recipients

By Nathalie Noel | January 1, 2009

The Law Foundation of Ontario is pleased to announce the following Guthrie Award recipients: Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic; A. Alan Borovoy; Martin Teplitsky; The Honourable R. Roy McMurtry; Jim Baillie; Balfour Halévy; Parkdale Community Legal Services; Peter N. Oliver.

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Michele Leering and Joyce Zuk each receive Community Leadership in Justice Fellowship 

By Nathalie Noel | January 1, 2008

The Law Foundation of Ontario is pleased to announce it has awarded Community Leadership in Justice Fellowships for the 2008-2009 academic term to Michele Leering and Joyce Zuk.

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Francisco Rico–Martinez and Leilani Farha each receive Community Leadership in Justice Fellowship

By Nathalie Noel | January 1, 2007

The Law Foundation of Ontario is pleased to announce it has awarded Community Leadership in Justice Fellowships for the 2007-2008 academic term to Francisco Rico–Martinez and Leilani Farha.

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Kim Pate and Kimberly Murray each receive Community Leadership in Justice Fellowship

By Nathalie Noel | January 1, 2006

The Law Foundation of Ontario is pleased to announce it has awarded Community Leadership in Justice Fellowships for the 2006-2007 academic term to Kim Pate and Kimberly Murray.

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Making law school accessible for Aboriginal peoples

By Nathalie Noel | February 1, 2004

The Program of Legal Studies for Native People, run by The Native Law Centre at the University of Saskatchewan, offers legal education, skills instruction, and financial support to Aboriginal students from across the country who have been admitted to law school.

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