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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

A beautiful sunset with the colours blue, purple, and pink on the horizon of a river within Grassy Narrows territory

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

Hip hop artists navigate world of Intellectual Property rights with new toolkit

March 14, 2022

Canadian hip hop artists have a new resource to help safeguard their rights and livelihoods: the Intellectual Property Toolkit for Artists

Adapting to meet women’s urgent legal needs

July 13, 2021
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Like the justice system itself, the pandemic challenged the Criminalization of Women Pro-Bono Program to find new ways of operating.

Expanding to serve LGBTQ2S communities across Ontario

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

A wider role and audience for substantive law training

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

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Job posting: Summer Law Student, Class Proceedings Fund

By Nathalie Noel | March 7, 2022

We are seeking a Summer Law Student, Class Proceedings Fund

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New tip sheet to help prepare a compelling application

By Nathalie Noel | March 1, 2022

Applying for a Foundation grant? Download our new new tip sheet to help you prepare a compelling application.

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

By Nathalie Noel | February 1, 2022

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

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Responsive Call for Applications

By Nathalie Noel | January 27, 2022

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

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Video celebrates Elders’ Council

By Nathalie Noel | January 17, 2022

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

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New Queer Refugee Hearings Program Toolkit

By Nathalie Noel | 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.

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