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Outgoing remarks from former Chair John Fox

Posted: June 23rd, 2015 at 03:06pm
COURAGE AND IMPACT THE NEXT STEPS OF THE LAIDLAW FOUNDATION John Fox – June 15, 2015   I have had the honour of being the Chair of the Board of the Laidlaw Foundation for most of the last four years and over those four years, Laidlaw has seen a significant amount of change. There has been a new Strategic Plan, a new Executive... Read more >

2014 Annual Report

Posted: June 9th, 2015 at 10:06am
We've just released the Foundation's 2014 Annual Report.  Read more about the Foundation's activities in the last year and access a list of all the grants that were made.

Laidlaw Foundation 2015 AGM

Posted: June 9th, 2015 at 09:06am
On Monday June 15, 2015 from 6:15 to 8:15 pm the Laidlaw Foundation held its Annual General Meeting at the Wychwood Theatre, Theatre Direct Canada, Artscape Wychwood Barns, 601 Christie Street, Toronto.  The program  included remarks from our President John Fox and presentations from a few of our grantees. The evening's program can be accessed... Read more >

Two New Additions at Laidlaw Foundation

Posted: May 15th, 2015 at 10:05am
Please join us in welcoming the newest  addition to Ana's family -- Matthew was the loveliest  gift for Mother's Day!  Ana will be on maternity leave until the New Year.  We also welcome our newest team member, Betul Keles.  Betul comes to us with international experience in community development and education and a recent Masters in Early... Read more >

Laidlaw Foundation Funds People for Education Report on Streaming in Ontario High Schools

Posted: April 13th, 2015 at 10:04am
A new People for Education report outlines evidence of disadvantage created by streaming grade 8 students into applied or academic courses.  It examines the gap between Ontario's stated policy regarding student's choices in high school and the reality on the ground.  Should grade 8 students be required to make decisions that have such important... Read more >
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