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End of year message: Remand Reflections

Posted: December 21st, 2016 at 09:12am
As the year draws to a close, let’s take a minute to state a few under acknowledged realities that will continue to fuel our work as we move into 2017: Ontario is facing a remand crisis Young people in remand custody in the adult system are unseen and under-served Most people sitting in prisons haven’t been convicted of crimes, and... Read more >

Fairwell Susan

Posted: October 11th, 2016 at 04:10pm
On Friday we celebrated Susan. For close to a decade, Susan has been the friendly face and welcoming voice of the Laidlaw Foundation and Foundation House. Her warmth and awesome sense of humour helped make the Foundation home to our staff, partners, grantees and volunteers. She was a constant champion of our work and the young people we... Read more >

Introducing our 2016 Youth-led Community Change grantees

Posted: June 20th, 2016 at 03:06pm
We are excited to introduce our 2016 Youth-led Community Change grantees. Read below to learn more about the inspiring work young people are doing across the province. AM Collective/Where are you from Collective The Where Are You from Collective (WAYF Collective) is an art-based activism program for Asian-identified youth. The WAYF... Read more >

Message from the Executive Director – Summer Updates

Posted: June 2nd, 2016 at 04:06pm
Message from the Executive Director - Summer Updates New home, renewed commitment Warm weather is finally here! As the skies get brighter each day, so does our resolve to have a productive, dynamic summer. In March, the Board of Directors emerged from a planning retreat with a clear reaffirmation of our mission: Investing in innovative ideas,... Read more >

A Book Review by Walter Ross-From Treaty Peoples to Treaty Nation: A Roadmap for All Canadians

Posted: May 5th, 2016 at 02:05pm
Walter Ross, a former Board Chair of the Foundation has written a review of the book "From Treaty Peoples to Treaty Nation: A Roadmap for all Canadians." The review takes a critical look into the book written by Greg Poelzer and Ken Coates, and provides robust insight on the dynamics of native and non-native peoples in Canada. You can read... Read more >
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