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Aboriginal Legal Services recently developed two resources to help Indigenous people, and those who work with them. These resources were designed to improve the experiences of Indigenous people with the legal system.
For the first time in Ontario, new research commissioned by The Law Foundation of Ontario examined the role of frontline workers, also called ‘trusted intermediaries’, in providing legal information and help.
The Law Foundation of Ontario is seeking nominations for its signature Guthrie Award.
The Foundation’s new Catalyst program is a multi-million dollar program that offers eligible organizations the chance to apply for core funding for a three-year time period.
The Law Foundation of Ontario is pleased to announce the appointment of Paul M. Cooper to its Board of Trustees.
The call for applications for the Foundation’s Community Leadership in Justice Fellowship (CLJF) for the 2018/2019 or 2019/2020 academic terms is now open. The CLJF gives nonprofit leaders the opportunity to further their careers and their causes through a paid fellowship.
For close to 45 years, The Law Foundation of Ontario and Ontario’s law schools have been partners in helping to advance access to justice. The Foundation’s latest annual report focuses on this partnership and, in particular, the ways that the Foundation’s leadership and granting have supported law students to serve the public, bringing tangible legal help to people in our communities.
The Responsive grants program enables the Foundation to fund ideas generated by nonprofit community groups to improve access to justice. Each year the program includes one round of major grants (up to $100,000) and two rounds of small grants (up to $15,000).
Family, friends, and colleagues gathered December 5, 2017 to help present Professor Reem Bahdi with the Foundation’s signature Guthrie Award.
The Class Proceedings Fund is pleased to announce the appointment of Sandra Barton to its Class Proceedings Committee. Ms Barton is a partner at Gowling WLG based in Toronto and has extensive expertise in complex commercial litigation matters, class action defence, professional liability defence, and in trademark and copyright disputes.