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Fueling legal help for rural and remote communities

July 13, 2021
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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.

Indigenous diversion program breaking cycle of incarceration

September 21, 2020
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The Ontario Federation of Indigenous Friendship Centres’ Indigenous Community Justice Program is a culturally-based program that takes a wholistic approach to justice and aims to divert Indigenous youth and adults who have come into conflict with the law away from the criminal justice system.

Bilingual legal centre a resource for Ontarians

September 2, 2020
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The Ontario Legal Information Centre, a service run by the Association des juristes d’expression française de l’Ontario (AJEFO), offers free legal information in all areas of law, in French and English, to anyone living in the province, regardless of income.

Online course helps Ontarians learn mental health rights

August 23, 2020
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Community Law School (Sarnia-Lambton), with Lambton Mental Wellness Centre, developed a workshop series and an online course on Mental Health Laws and Advocacy.

Legal Hotline helps Ontarians navigate the pandemic

July 28, 2020
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With help from our Catalyst grant, Pro Bono Ontario’s Legal Hotline helps Ontarians navigate the pandemic.

Experiential education connects and inspires French-speaking youth and legal professionals

November 1, 2019
Justice Thorburn

Catalyst grant helps the Ontario Justice Education Network engage more young people, including French-speaking youth across Ontario.

Understanding people’s civil legal needs after incarceration

October 7, 2019
Jonathan Robart

The Foundation’s Catalyst grant supports the John Howard Society of Ontario in its civil legal needs assessment initiative.

Accessible legal help for domestic violence survivors in rural and remote communities

September 3, 2019
Min Jin

The Law Foundation of Ontario Catalyst granting is helping Luke’s Place to expand its services, including the Virtual Legal Clinic.

Championing the most complex refugee applications

August 20, 2019

Catalyst granting from The Law Foundation of Ontario is helping FCJ Refugee Centre extend its services and outreach.

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Sheila Burns and Marian MacGregor each receive Community Leadership in Justice Fellowship

By Nathalie Noel | January 1, 2011

The Law Foundation of Ontario is pleased to announce it has awarded Community Leadership in Justice Fellowships for the 2011-2012 academic term to Sheila Burns and Marian MacGregor.

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Danielle McLaughlin and Vincent Greason each receive Community Leadership in Justice Fellowship

By Nathalie Noel | January 1, 2010

The Law Foundation of Ontario is pleased to announce it has awarded Community Leadership in Justice Fellowships for the 2010-2011 academic term to Danielle McLaughlin and Vincent Greason.

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Richard Elliott, Michael Janigan, and Allan McChesney each receive Community Leadership in Justice Fellowship

By Nathalie Noel | January 1, 2009

The Law Foundation of Ontario is pleased to announce it has awarded Community Leadership in Justice Fellowships for the 2009-2010 academic term to Richard Elliott, Michael Janigan, and Allan McChesney.

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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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