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Goodbye and thank you to a true access to justice champion

March 22, 2024
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We are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of the Honourable R. Roy McMurtry, a true champion of access to justice for all Canadians.

Job posting: Summer Law Student, Class Proceedings Fund

February 28, 2024
Join our team

We are seeking a Summer Law Student, Class Proceedings Fund

New partnership with Indigenous Peoples Resilience Fund

February 15, 2024
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We’re pleased to announce a partnership with the Indigenous Peoples Resilience Fund.

Responsive Call for Applications

February 13, 2024
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Call for applications information and application form to apply to the Responsive program
Due date: rolling deadline
Grant amounts: up to $250,000

Survey: Reimagining the Community Leadership in Justice Fellowship

February 1, 2024
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We’re reimagining our Community Leadership in Justice Fellowship. By March 1, 2024, please complete a short and confidential survey about the program.

Call for applications to serve as representative on OJEN Board

January 30, 2024
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We’re calling for applications to serve as the Foundation’s representative on the OJEN Board of Directors.

Growing Possibilities: sharing our strategic plan

January 29, 2024
Purple square with text that says "Growing Possibilities, 2024-2029 Strategic Plan"

As we begin our 50th anniversary year, we are excited to share Growing Possibilities, our 2024-2029 strategic plan.

Responsive grants double in number and support of northern Ontario and Indigenous communities

January 18, 2024
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The Foundation granted more than $5M to fund 41 Responsive grants in 2023, more than double the investment of 2022.

Francisco Rico-Martínez Guthrie Award celebration

January 4, 2024
Linda Rothstein presenting Loly Rico with the round, copper Guthrie Award medal. Linda in a dark blue suit and Loly in a bright red dress, both smiling.

We gathered December 6, 2023 to recognize Francisco Rico-Martínez as the posthumous recipient of the 2023 Guthrie Award.

Nominate an outstanding access to justice champion

The Guthrie Medal

The Foundation is seeking nominations for the Guthrie Award, our signature award to recognize access to justice champions.


Linda Rothstein appointed to the Board of Trustees

By Nathalie Noel | September 24, 2014

  The Law Foundation of Ontario is pleased to welcome Linda R. Rothstein, LSM, to the foundation’s Board of Trustees.  She was appointed by the Law Society of Upper Canada (LSUC) at Convocation August 13, 2014. Managing partner of Paliare…

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Kimberly Murray

Kimberly Murray receives 2014 Guthrie Award

By Nathalie Noel | September 17, 2014

The Law Foundation of Ontario is pleased to announce that the 2014 Guthrie Award recipient is lawyer, educator, and community leader Kimberly Murray.

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Kris Kozell Wins Exemplary Justice Educator Award

By Nathalie Noel | August 29, 2014

  The Law Foundation of Ontario Congratulations Kris Kozell on receiving the 2014 Hux-Kiteley Exemplary Justice Educator Award from the Ontario Justice Education Network. The annual award recognizes a teacher in Ontario who has demonstrated leadership in the area of…

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Adam Vasey awarded Community Leadership in Justice Fellowship

By Nathalie Noel | August 7, 2014

The Law Foundation of Ontario is pleased to announce it has awarded a Community Leadership in Justice Fellowship for the 2014-2015 academic term to Adam Vasey.

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Former Trustee Janet Minor elected to Law Society’s top office

By Nathalie Noel | June 26, 2014

The Law Foundation of Ontario congratulates its former Trustee Janet Minor on her election as Treasurer of the Law Society of Upper Canada. She succeeds former Treasurer Thomas G. Conway. The Treasurer is the top-elected official of the Law Society,…

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Creating a just and supportive environment for refugee claimants

By Nathalie Noel | 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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