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Class Proceedings Fund welcomes Sandra Barton

October 2, 2017

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.

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New report highlights impact of Access to Justice Fund across Canada

September 13, 2017

The Law Foundation of Ontario is pleased to release Access to Justice Fund 2017, a new report that highlights the impact that the Access to Justice Fund (ATJF) is having…

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My experience at The Law Foundation of Ontario

August 23, 2017

This summer job opportunity showed me what pursing law might look like, and the many options that law offers. It was an amazing experience, and I’m very grateful to have…

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First-hand insights into community-based articling

August 2, 2017

A new evaluation by The Law Foundation of Ontario provides insights into how articling programs can increase access to justice for linguistic minorities and rural and remote residents.

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Participate this fall to help design access to justice solutions for youth

August 2, 2017

The Law Foundation of Ontario recently made a grant to Ryerson University’s Legal Innovation Zone, working closely with the Ontario Justice Education Network, for a project called the Youth Access…

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Using a cultural ceremony to share legal information and help people with HIV and AIDS

August 2, 2017

Funded through The Law Foundation of Ontario’s Connecting Communities initiative, People 2 People Aid Organization, a small nonprofit founded by concerned individuals from the Toronto Ethiopian community, recently completed a legal training project using the traditional Ethiopian coffee ceremony to share legal information about HIV and AIDS.

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Reem Bahdi to receive Guthrie Award

August 1, 2017

The Law Foundation of Ontario is pleased to announce that the 2017 Guthrie Award will be presented to Reem Bahdi. The Guthrie Award is the Foundation’s signature award to recognize exceptional access to justice champions.

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SURVEY: How to support community workers?

June 7, 2017

Please complete this brief survey to help The Law Foundation of Ontario gain a deeper understanding of the role of frontline community workers in helping people with their legal problems.

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Job posting: Office Administrative Coordinator

May 5, 2017

The Law Foundation of Ontario makes grants to nonprofits to improve access to justice for people in Ontario. We believe in “Putting People at the Heart of Justice”. We are…

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New funding available for ‘breakthrough’ family law ideas that advance access to justice

April 19, 2017

The Law Foundation of Ontario opened a new call for applications today to fund innovative legal projects in the area of family law through its national Access to Justice Fund. The call for applications includes one round for small grants, those under $15,000, and one round for major grants, those up to $250,000. The deadlines for applications are June 30, 2017 and October 2, 2017 respectively.

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