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Changing hearts and minds: Elders’ Council receives prestigious justice award

February 1, 2022
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The Ministry of the Attorney General is thrilled that the Elders’ Council has been recognized with the Guthrie Award

Responsive Call for Applications

January 27, 2022
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Call for applications information and application form to apply to the Responsive program
Deadline: April 1, 2022, 5:00 p.m.
Grant amounts: up to $100K

Video celebrates Elders’ Council

January 17, 2022
Elder Jan Longboat standing in front of the Mohawk Institute Residential School holding a feather and looking up into the sky

Video celebrates the 2020 Guthrie Award recipient: the Elders’ Council of the Indigenous Justice Division of the Ministry of the Attorney General

Nominate an outstanding access to justice champion

January 7, 2022
The Guthrie Medal

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

New Queer Refugee Hearings Program Toolkit

October 31, 2021

The Queer Refugee Hearings Program Toolkit helps individuals claiming refugee protection based on sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and/or sex characteristics.

$19.7M in core funding to support leading access to justice organizations

October 28, 2021
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The Foundation has increased its investment in Catalyst to $19.7M, adding close to $3 million to the total budget over three years and growing the program from 20 to 25 organizations.

2021-2022 Public Interest Articling Fellowship participants

October 7, 2021
The Law Foundation of Ontario Public Interest Articling Fellowship

Meet the 2021-2022 Public Interest Articling Fellowship participants: Rachel Kohut, Zara Mercer, Paria Asadbikli, Tom Naciuk, Arthur Ferguson, Leandra (Lea) Keren, Tyler Schnare, Rene Kimmett.

2020-2021 PIAF articling highlights

October 4, 2021
The Law Foundation of Ontario Public Interest Articling Fellowship

We asked our 2020-2021 Public Interest Articling Fellowship participants to share some highlights of their articling experience. Here is some of what they shared.

Increasing access to justice for refugees and Indigenous peoples is focus of 17 newly funded projects

September 29, 2021
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The Law Foundation of Ontario has invested close to $1.4M for 17 new Access to Justice Fund projects, increasing access to justice for refugees and Indigenous peoples.

We moved: our new home in the Tower Building

September 1, 2021

As of September 1, The Law Foundation of Ontario has a new home at 110 Spadina Avenue.

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Expanding to serve LGBTQ2S communities across Ontario

By Nathalie Noel | July 13, 2021

The pandemic allowed The 519 to reimagine what it means to provide access to justice and legal services to LGBTQ2S communities.

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A wider role and audience for substantive law training

By Nathalie Noel | July 13, 2021

The pandemic helped CLEO to recognize it can play a useful role in substantive law  training across Ontario.

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Fueling legal help for rural and remote communities

By Nathalie Noel | July 13, 2021

The Legal Clinic of Guelph and Wellington County is receiving $250K to further develop its successful “law van” pilot project.

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Building capacity for community-based legal help

By Nathalie Noel | July 13, 2021

Capacity-building for an Inclusive Sector grantees will be better positioned to provide reliable and culturally appropriate legal support.

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We’re moving!

By Nathalie Noel | July 12, 2021

As of September 1, The Law Foundation of Ontario has a new home at 110 Spadina Avenue.

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Job posting: Administrative Assistant/Legal Assistant, Class Proceedings Fund

By Nathalie Noel | May 17, 2021

We are seeking an Administrative Assistant/Legal Assistant for the Class Proceedings Fund.

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