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Bringing relief and “real life” legal help to families

December 16, 2016
JIn Tan

Jin and Pro Bono Students Canada are on-hand to help individuals prepare their family law cases

Seeing the people behind the justice system

Through Level’s Dare to Dream program, Thomas gives young students an inside and inspiring view of the justice system

Advocating for the rights of young workers

Jenny and the Sudbury Workers Education and Advocacy Centre help workers understand and uphold their rights.

That’s Not Fair!: New book helps children understand their rights and freedoms

April 5, 2016

With imagination and humour, That’s Not Fair! taps into children’s natural sense of justice and makes it easy and fun to think and talk about the rights and freedoms of people in a democracy.

Program brings restorative justice to youth

March 28, 2016

Lanark County youth will benefit from restorative justice with a new three-year outreach initiative, courtesy of the Lanark County Community Justice Program (LCCJP) and funded in part by The Law Foundation of Ontario.

Free legal help to resettle Syrian refugees

March 1, 2016

The Law Foundation of Ontario has made a grant of nearly $90K to Lifeline Syria and the Refugee Sponsorship Support Program to support free legal help that will assist the arrival of Syrian refugees in the Toronto area.

Legal services for Indigenous peoples experiencing discrimination

The Provincial Aboriginal Human Rights Training Initiative will deliver training to Friendship Centre staff across the province to promote access to legal services for Indigenous people experiencing discrimination.

Youth-driven media educates and empowers about justice issues

November 2, 2015

Youth involved in Regent Park’s Youth & the Law TV Project were eager to learn about the legal issues that were affecting their lives.

LAWS program ignites Tushar’s career ambition

July 29, 2015

Tushar has wanted to be a lawyer since the fifth grade. And it’s not just because he loves to argue, although that’s part of it. For the past four weeks, Tushar has been on a student work placement at The…

Creating a just and supportive environment for refugee claimants

June 26, 2014

With a two-year grant, Mennonite Coalition for Refugee Support developed the Volunteer Legal Support Program to increase the help available for unrepresented refugee claimants.

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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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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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