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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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Aboriginal Human Rights Training Initiative Launched

September 23, 2015

The N’Swakamok Native Friendship Centre welcomed the Ontario Federation of Indigenous Friendship Centres (OFIFC) and the Human Rights Legal Support Centre (HRLSC) September 22, 2015 to launch the Provincial Aboriginal…

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Kirsti Mathers McHenry announced as Director of Policy and Programs

September 14, 2015

The Law Foundation of Ontario is pleased to announce Kirsti Mathers McHenry has joined the organization as its Director of Policy and Programs. Mathers McHenry has held management and policy…

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LAWS program ignites Tushar’s career ambition

July 29, 2015

Tushar has wanted to be a lawyer since the fifth grade. And it’s not just because he loves to argue, although that’s part of it. For the past four weeks,…

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Job Posting: Executive Assistant

July 21, 2015

Please note: We stopped accepting applications for this position at 5:00 p.m. on August 21 as per the posted deadline…

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Bruce Campbell awarded Leadership in Justice Fellowship

July 20, 2015

Exploring the causes and consequences of Lac-Mégantic, and similar public disasters; Bruce Campbell Awarded Community Leadership in Justice Fellowship The Law Foundation of Ontario is pleased to award a Community…

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