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Paul M. Cooper appointed to Board of Trustees

February 26, 2018

The Law Foundation of Ontario is pleased to announce the appointment of Paul M. Cooper to its Board of Trustees.

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Nonprofit leaders looking to further their careers and causes are encouraged to apply for a Community Leadership in Justice Fellowship

January 31, 2018

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.

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2016 annual report: Supporting law students to serve the public

January 10, 2018

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.

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2018 call for applications for Responsive grants

January 9, 2018

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).

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Guthrie Award celebration for Reem Bahdi

December 6, 2017

Family, friends, and colleagues gathered December 5, 2017 to help present Professor Reem Bahdi with the Foundation’s signature Guthrie Award.

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20 years of access to justice: looking back, looking forward

December 5, 2017

A deeper understanding of ongoing and emerging issues and renewed optimism to address them Twenty years ago, The Law Foundation of Ontario presented the Guthrie Award for the first time….

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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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