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Bringing relief and “real life” legal help to families

December 16, 2016

Jin and Pro Bono Students Canada are on-hand to help individuals prepare their family law cases

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Seeing the people behind the justice system

December 16, 2016

Through Level’s Dare to Dream program, Thomas gives young students an inside and inspiring view of the justice system

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Advocating for the rights of young workers

December 16, 2016

Jenny and the Sudbury Workers Education and Advocacy Centre help workers understand and uphold their rights.

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2015 annual report: Putting people at the heart of justice

December 16, 2016

Putting people at the heart of justice. That’s both our newly adopted vision statement and the theme of our 2015 annual report. The report gives an overview of the Foundation’s…

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Deepa Mattoo to examine relationships between race, gender, and immigration status

November 16, 2016

The Law Foundation of Ontario is pleased to announce the awarding of a Community Leadership in Justice Fellowship (CLJF) to Deepa Mattoo. Deepa Mattoo is the Legal Director at the…

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Isfahan Merali appointed to Board of Trustees

September 12, 2016

The Law Foundation of Ontario is pleased to announce the appointment of Isfahan Merali, B.A., LL.B. to its Board of Trustees. Ms Merali is Counsel & Deputy Registrar at the…

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My experience at The Law Foundation of Ontario

August 29, 2016

My name is Shaduya Sivarajah and I am a grade 10, going on to grade 11, high school student. At the school that I attend there is a specialized Law program called LAWS, which stands for Law in Action Within Schools.

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Eight new Access to Justice Fund grants aim to better understand and protect vulnerable investors

August 3, 2016

The funded investor rights projects range from hands-on help for individual investors at a first of its kind legal clinic, public legal education and information for seniors about their legal rights when it comes to investing, and a broad range of research exploring: supported decision making; vulnerable investor protective action; remedies under the Ontario Securities Act for corporate misreporting; investor vulnerability and disciplinary action by self-regulatory bodies; investor rights and remedies in Canada; and the experience of low-income families and group plan RESPs.

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Linda R. Rothstein B.A., LL.B. to lead The Law Foundation of Ontario Board

July 5, 2016

The Law Foundation of Ontario Board of Trustees elected Linda R. Rothstein B.A., LL.B. as its new Chair; the first woman to hold this position. Ms. Rothstein is a partner of Paliare Roland and has served as a Foundation Trustee since 2014.

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New Community Leadership in Justice Fellowships awarded

July 4, 2016

The Law Foundation of Ontario is pleased to announce that it has awarded three Community Leadership in Justice Fellowships (CLJF) for the 2016-2017 academic term. Nikki Gershbain, Sarah Pole, and Brenda Young will use their fellowship opportunities to build on their extensive frontline experience to better understand and improve access to justice for families, racialized and marginalized youth, and Indigenous peoples.

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