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Mary Birdsell Guthrie Award celebration

November 7, 2018

Family, friends, and colleagues gathered October 30, 2018 to celebrate The Law Foundation of Ontario’s 2018 Guthrie Award recipient: Mary Birdsell. Ms Birdsell is Executive Director of Justice for Children…

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20 leading access to justice organizations receive core funding through new Catalyst program

October 31, 2018

Ontario’s nonprofit justice sector got stronger this week. Twenty of the province’s leading access to justice organizations received a Catalyst grant from The Law Foundation of Ontario. Catalyst is the…

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Children’s rights advocate, Mary Birdsell to receive Guthrie Award

October 1, 2018

The Law Foundation of Ontario is pleased to announce that the 2018 Guthrie Award recipient is children’s rights advocate, Mary Birdsell.

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New resources: about the parole process and navigating family court

September 19, 2018

Two new resources help answer questions about the parole process and navigating family court when leaving an abusive relationship.

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Justice fellowships to research the potential effects of smart cities and how to support the role of community-based justice partners

September 10, 2018

The Law Foundation of Ontario is pleased to announce it has awarded Community Leadership in Justice Fellowships (CLJF) for the 2018-2019 academic term to Jean-Noé Landry and Julie Mathews.

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Technology and empirical research are the focus of two new granting opportunities

September 5, 2018

In August 2018, we launched two new calls for applications for project grants in the areas of technology and empirical research.

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Personal and professional growth: A month at The Law Foundation of Ontario

August 29, 2018

By Afnaan M., LAWS summer student My name is Afnaan M. and I am a high school student who is a part of the LAWS (Law in Action Within Schools)…

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Over $3M in granting made to projects dedicated to family law

August 29, 2018

Through our national Access to Justice Fund, over $3M in grants were made to support 26 projects in the area of family law.

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Two new granting opportunities

July 23, 2018

Today we launched two new granting opportunities to enhance legal services for rural residents and the role of trusted intermediaries.

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Two resources aim to improve the experiences of Indigenous people with the legal system

May 29, 2018

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.

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