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That’s Not Fair!: New book helps children understand their rights and freedoms

April 5, 2016

As soon as children can say “that’s not fair!”, they’re ready to think critically about what it means to live in a democracy. That’s the purpose of a new children’s…

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Program brings restorative justice to youth

March 28, 2016

Lanark County youth will benefit from restorative justice with a new three-year outreach initiative, courtesy of the Lanark County Community Justice Program (LCCJP) and funded in part by The Law Foundation of Ontario.

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Paul Le Vay appointed to Board of Trustees

March 1, 2016

The Law Foundation of Ontario is pleased to announce the appointment of Paul Le Vay to the Foundation’s Board of Trustees. Mr. Le Vay was appointed to the board by…

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Non-profit leaders can further their careers and causes through Justice Fellowship

February 1, 2016

Applications are now being accepted to give non-profit leaders the unique opportunity to further their careers and their causes through a paid fellowship. Preventing public disasters, reducing homelessness, developing an…

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Grant bolsters free legal help to resettle Syrian refugees

January 12, 2016

The Law Foundation of Ontario has made a grant of nearly $90,000 to support free legal help that will assist the arrival of Syrian refugees in the Toronto area. The…

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2016 Access to Justice Fund Call for Applications

January 12, 2016

The Law Foundation of Ontario invites applications from non-profit organizations across Canada to the Access to Justice Fund (ATJF) for projects addressing legal needs of or relating to: Children and…

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Changes to reporting of mixed trust accounts

November 24, 2015

Changes are coming to the way that lawyers and paralegals report their mixed trust accounts. Starting in 2016, those that operate a mixed trust account will no longer file a…

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Youth-driven media educates and empowers about justice issues

November 2, 2015

How old do I have to be to move out on my own? If I put my song online, can anyone use it? If I already said yes to sex…

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Julie Mathews to receive the 2015 Guthrie Award

November 2, 2015

The Law Foundation of Ontario is pleased to announce that Julie Mathews is the recipient of the 2015 Guthrie Award. “We’ve seen Julie’s leadership and passion first-hand,” said Paul Schabas,…

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Class Proceedings Fund welcomes new chair, Wendy Earle

October 5, 2015

The Class Proceedings Fund is pleased to announce Wendy Earle, F.C.I. Arb. as its new chair of the Class Proceedings Committee. Ms. Earle owns her own firm where she is…

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