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2021 annual report: A Just(ice) Recovery

October 3, 2022
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We’re proud to release our 2021 annual report: A (Just)ice Recovery.

Roberto Lattanzio receives 2022 Guthrie Award

September 28, 2022
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The Law Foundation of Ontario is pleased to announce that the 2022 Guthrie Award recipient is disability rights advocate, Roberto Lattanzio.

2022-2023 Public Interest Articling Fellowship participants

September 8, 2022
The Law Foundation of Ontario Public Interest Articling Fellowship

Meet the 2022-2023 Public Interest Articling Fellowship participants: Daniel Marin, Amanda LaBorde, Ayesha Adamjee, Stacey Seward, Vivian Sim, Gabrielle (Gabby) C. Aquino, Amy Hill, Kienna Shkopich-Hunter.

Job posting: Director, Grants and Programs

September 6, 2022
Join our team

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

Video series on 2SLGBTQI+ family planning

August 17, 2022
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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.

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

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

Summer students bring new ideas and energy

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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.

Summer law student reflections: incomparable class actions experience

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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.

Summer law student reflections: shaping public interest insights

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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.

LAWS student reflections: the start of another journey

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I rotated among the different teams here, which I found unbelievably helpful as I’m still very unsure about my future. This was a great opportunity to see multiple different pathways in one placement.


A significant change for Klemtu

By Nathalie Noel | July 26, 2013

With ATJF funding, Anne Fletcher is able to bring legal services to Aboriginal communities such as Klemtu, which is home to the Kitasoo/Xai’xais First Nations and is a very remote and isolated island community on the central coast of BC.

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Justice Stephen Goudge

Justice Stephen Goudge receives 2013 Guthrie Award

By Nathalie Noel | May 13, 2013

The Law Foundation of Ontario is pleased to announce that its 2013 Guthrie Award will be presented to Justice Stephen Goudge of the Ontario Court of Appeal.

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Advancing social justice for women with METRAC

By Nathalie Noel | March 1, 2013

Silmi Abdullah articled with the METRAC Community Justice Program. She has had a unique learning experience and says, “It motivates me every second to continue to learn and excel in my work in the area of social justice”.

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Seeing wrongs put right with AIDWYC

By Nathalie Noel | February 1, 2013

Susannah Chung articled with the Association in Defence of the Wrongly Convicted (AIDWYC). “It’s pretty emotional to see these clients having endured what they have over years and then finally experience standing before an appellate court and being granted an acquittal.”

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Judith McCormack

Judith McCormack receives 2011 Guthrie Award

By Nathalie Noel | January 3, 2012

The Law Foundation of Ontario is pleased to announce that the 2011 Guthrie Award recipient is legal education and legal aid champion, Judith McCormack.

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Tracy Heffernan awarded Community Leadership in Justice Fellowship

By Nathalie Noel | January 1, 2012

The Law Foundation of Ontario is pleased to announce it has awarded a Community Leadership in Justice Fellowship for the 2012-2013 academic term to Tracy Heffernan.

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