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Catherine Banning appointed to The Law Foundation of Ontario Board of Trustees

August 25, 2021
Catherine Banning

The Law Foundation of Ontario is pleased to announce the appointment of Catherine Banning to its Board of Trustees.

LAWS student reflections: packing in different 1:1s and projects

August 24, 2021
Young woman kneeling in front of moving boxes

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

2020 annual report: Staying Connected

July 13, 2021

We’re proud to release our 2020 annual report: Staying Connected.

Adapting to meet women’s urgent legal needs

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Like the justice system itself, the pandemic challenged the Criminalization of Women Pro-Bono Program to find new ways of operating.

Expanding to serve LGBTQ2S communities across Ontario

The pandemic allowed The 519 to reimagine what it means to provide access to justice and legal services to LGBTQ2S communities.

A wider role and audience for substantive law training

Looking down at a woman sitting on the floor cross legged with a laptop on her lap

The pandemic helped CLEO to recognize it can play a useful role in substantive law  training across Ontario.

Fueling legal help for rural and remote communities

A white ban parked beside a white tent and banner that says Free Legal Help

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.

We’re moving!

July 12, 2021

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

Job posting: Administrative Assistant/Legal Assistant, Class Proceedings Fund

May 17, 2021
Join our team

We are seeking an Administrative Assistant/Legal Assistant for the Class Proceedings Fund.

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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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