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Growing community support for people with disabilities

October 18, 2022
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Reach’s project will develop resources and training for frontline workers to enhance their ability to identify legal issues, conduct effective intakes, and facilitate referrals, all centering around the lived experiences of people with disabilities.

Wrapping legal supports in dignity and belonging

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The Legal Information for Indigenous Youth Aging Out of Care project will provide Indigenous youth with legal information and facilitate connections to community supports.

Upholding the rights of people who are unhoused

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Community Justice Collective, and its partners, are developing and delivering public legal education resources tailored to legal issues faced by unhoused residents.

Developing legal services for the Métis community

October 17, 2022
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The Métis Nation of Ontario Justice Program provides legal support and education to Métis people through culturally relevant services, legal information and legal resources, justice system navigation, and legal referrals.

Coordinating housing and legal supports

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With an Access to Justice Fund grant, Living Space launched the Access and Diversion project to help the most marginalized members of its communities.

Protecting natural laws and landscapes

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With a Responsive grant, CELA and ANA are developing a legal toolkit for establishing Indigenous Protected and Conserved Areas.

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

The Law Foundation of Ontario Public Interest Articling Fellowship

2022-2023 Public Interest Articling Fellowship participants

By Nathalie Noel | September 8, 2022

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.

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Job posting: Director, Grants and Programs

By Nathalie Noel | September 6, 2022

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

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Video series on 2SLGBTQI+ family planning

By Nathalie Noel | August 17, 2022

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.

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

By Nathalie Noel | August 17, 2022

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

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Summer students bring new ideas and energy

By Nathalie Noel | August 17, 2022

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.

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Summer law student reflections: incomparable class actions experience

By Nathalie Noel | August 17, 2022

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.

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