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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.


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 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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