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Comic helps newcomers and frontline workers understand labour rights

July 4, 2019

Newcomers Facing Labour Struggles is a comic book produced by KEYS Job Centre that illustrates the types of law-related issues newcomers can face when trying to get, and keep, employment in Canada.

Close to $680K in grants to enhance the ways frontline workers help clients with legal problems

July 2, 2019

The Law Foundation of Ontario recently granted close to $680K for nine projects that aim to improve the ways that frontline community workers or “trusted intermediaries” help their clients who have legal problems. The Trusted Help grants were made through…

Investor Rights 2019 Call for Applications

May 8, 2019

Call for applications information and application form to apply to The Law Foundation of Ontario’s Investor Rights 2019 Call for Applications
Deadline: July 15, 2019
Grant amounts: Research and project grants – up to $100,000; Investor Rights Articling Fellowship – up to $69,500

Helen Tewolde announced as Director of Policy and Programs

The Law Foundation of Ontario is pleased to announce Helen Tewolde has joined as its Director of Policy and Programs. Ms Tewolde brings more than a decade of management experience developing research, programs, and partnerships related to access to post-secondary education and employment.

Stephen Thiele appointed to The Law Foundation of Ontario Board of Trustees

May 7, 2019

The Law Foundation of Ontario is pleased to announce the appointment of Stephen Thiele to its Board of Trustees. Mr. Thiele is a partner and the Director of Legal Research at Gardiner Roberts LLP.

2018-2019 Public Interest Articling Fellowship participants

April 17, 2019

Welcome the 2018-2019 Public Interest Articling Fellowship participants: Aditya Rao, Amnesty International; Ghannia Bokhari, Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic; Teddy Weinstein, Canadian Civil Liberties Association; Marilynn Rubayika,Canadian Centre for International Justice; Christopher Nagel, Innocence Canada; Leah Horzempa, Peacebuilders International; Chandler Buchanan, Public Interest Advocacy Centre.

Nominate an outstanding access to justice leader

February 20, 2019

The Law Foundation of Ontario is seeking nominations for its signature Guthrie Award.

New project helps Ontarians find à la carte family law services

The Ontario’s Family Law Limited Scope Services Project is an unprecedented, private-bar driven collaboration that aims to improve access to justice for middle and lower income Ontarians by increasing the use of limited scope services.

$400K granted to new projects to improve legal help for people in rural communities

Long travel distances, lack of transportation, and limited Internet and cell services are some of the unique challenges that people living in rural areas face when they need to access legal information and services. Through our Connecting Region program, The…

We’re hiring a Director of Policy and Programs

February 5, 2019

The Law Foundation of Ontario seeks a strategic leader to fill the full–time position of Director of Policy and Programs. Visit this webpage to see the full job posting.

Newcomers Facing Labour Struggles
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Comic helps newcomers and frontline workers understand labour rights

By Nathalie Noel | July 4, 2019

Newcomers Facing Labour Struggles is a comic book produced by KEYS Job Centre that illustrates the types of law-related issues newcomers can face when trying to get, and keep, employment in Canada.

Read More
An outline of three people
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Close to $680K in grants to enhance the ways frontline workers help clients with legal problems

By Nathalie Noel | July 2, 2019

The Law Foundation of Ontario recently granted close to $680K for nine projects that aim to improve the ways that frontline community workers or “trusted intermediaries” help their clients who have legal problems. The Trusted Help grants were made through…

Read More
Woman's hands holding small piggy bank
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Investor Rights 2019 Call for Applications

By Nathalie Noel | May 8, 2019

Call for applications information and application form to apply to The Law Foundation of Ontario’s Investor Rights 2019 Call for Applications
Deadline: July 15, 2019
Grant amounts: Research and project grants – up to $100,000; Investor Rights Articling Fellowship – up to $69,500

Read More
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Helen Tewolde announced as Director of Policy and Programs

By Nathalie Noel | May 8, 2019

The Law Foundation of Ontario is pleased to announce Helen Tewolde has joined as its Director of Policy and Programs. Ms Tewolde brings more than a decade of management experience developing research, programs, and partnerships related to access to post-secondary education and employment.

Read More
Stephen Thiele
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Stephen Thiele appointed to The Law Foundation of Ontario Board of Trustees

By Nathalie Noel | May 7, 2019

The Law Foundation of Ontario is pleased to announce the appointment of Stephen Thiele to its Board of Trustees. Mr. Thiele is a partner and the Director of Legal Research at Gardiner Roberts LLP.

Read More

2018-2019 Public Interest Articling Fellowship participants

By Nathalie Noel | April 17, 2019

Welcome the 2018-2019 Public Interest Articling Fellowship participants: Aditya Rao, Amnesty International; Ghannia Bokhari, Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic; Teddy Weinstein, Canadian Civil Liberties Association; Marilynn Rubayika,Canadian Centre for International Justice; Christopher Nagel, Innocence Canada; Leah Horzempa, Peacebuilders International; Chandler Buchanan, Public Interest Advocacy Centre.

Read More