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Noah Aiken-Klar joins The Law Foundation of Ontario as Director, Grants & Programs

January 24, 2023
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The Foundation is pleased to announce the hiring of Noah Aiken-Klar as Director, Grants & Programs.

Job posting: Associate Counsel, Class Proceedings Fund

January 17, 2023
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We are seeking an Associate Counsel for the Class Proceedings Fund.

Job posting: Senior Financial Analyst

January 9, 2023
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We are seeking a Senior Financial Analyst.

Roberto Lattanzio Guthrie Award celebration

December 17, 2022
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We gathered on December 8, 2022 to present Roberto (Robert) Lattanzio with the Guthrie Award, The Law Foundation of Ontario’s signature award to recognize exceptional access to justice champions.

Remissa Hirji promoted to Director and Counsel, Class Proceedings Committee

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The Foundation and Class Proceedings Committee are pleased to announce the promotion of Remissa Hirji to Director and Counsel, Class Proceedings Committee.

Responsive grants enable community-focused legal navigation and supports

December 14, 2022
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The Foundation granted over $1.8M to fund 25 Responsive grants in 2022.

National resource guides people through refugee determination process

December 6, 2022
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Kinbrace recently launched My Refugee Claim, a national resource to help refugee claimants navigate Canada’s refugee protection process.

Job posting: Legal Assistant

November 29, 2022
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We are seeking a Legal Assistant for the Class Proceedings Committee and Fund.

Heather Johnston appointed to Board of Trustees

November 22, 2022
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We’re pleased to announce the appointment of Heather Johnston, CPA, CA, BMath, to our Board of Trustees.

Monique Jilesen joins Class Proceedings Committee

October 27, 2022
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We’re pleased to announce the appointment of Monique Jilesen to the Class Proceedings Committee.


In memory of Madam Justice Joan Lax

By Nathalie Noel | November 13, 2013

Madam Justice Joan Lax, of the Ontario Superior Court, passed away suddenly on November 4, 2013. Justice Lax had been a long-time friend of the Foundation and she served as an LFO trustee from October 1994 to September 1996. She…

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It’s the commute that’ll get you

By Nathalie Noel | November 1, 2013

Brian O’Neill studied law in Halifax and Victoria, but was drawn to one of Canada’s lesser-known coasts for his articles – to the Moosonee and Moose Factory offices of Keewaytinok Native Legal Services.

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Making friends with the justice system

By Nathalie Noel | November 1, 2013

The People’s Law School works to make sure we all know and can exercise our legal rights. Its Justice Theatre group developed two interactive plays about cyberbullying and hate crimes. They took the plays on tour to schools in 23 communities, including small and rural communities that are often missed.

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A profile of grants in support of diversity

By Nathalie Noel | November 1, 2013

A profile of The Law Foundation of Ontario grantees whose unique work responds to the needs of our diverse society.

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Announcing a new, free database of professionalism resources for lawyers

By Nathalie Noel | August 5, 2013

The Centre for the Legal Profession and the Chief Justice of Ontario’s Advisory Committee on Professionalism are delighted to announce the official launch of the Shared Resources Initiative. The Initiative contains free, online professionalism training materials and links to webcast…

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Animal Justice launches online library

By Nathalie Noel | July 29, 2013

Animal Justice Canada is pleased to announce the launch of our new online Animal Law Library, made possible with the support of the Law Foundation of Ontario.

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