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REGISTER NOW for Know Where We Stand: Navigating City Properties

Location: Toronto Police College – 70 Birmingham Street, Toronto The City of Toronto’s Crisis Response Program (CCRP), Toronto Youth Equity Strategy (TYES), and the Ontario Justice Education Network (OJEN) are pleased to offer a FREE two day justice education training workshop series, that gives Youth Workers, youth leaders and those who provide support to youth […]

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REGISTER NOW for the 2015 Summer Law Institute!

Location: Osgoode Hall, 130 Queen Street West, Toronto, ON The OJEN Summer Law Institute gives Ontario teachers an opportunity to participate in presentations and discussion with judges and lawyers about timely legal issues that enhance classroom teaching and learning. Early Bird Registration Fee (before July 15, 2015): $60 Registration Fee After July 15, 2015: $90 […]

Funding for Students!

Bursaries are available to grade 12 students in Ontario, who have enrolled in a post-secondary institution and who plan to pursue a career in the justice sector. Bursaries are available annually to students in each Ontario judicial region. Click here to apply. DEADLINE: Friday, April 24, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. Contact: bursary@ojen.ca

Regional Roundup – Law Day 2015

Congratulations to all the regional committees who organized Law Day activities throughout the province! It has been really great hearing about all the fun and innovative ways everyone has found to commemorate the signing of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms into law. Here is a small sampling of the justice education projects that […]

Maurice Anderson Receives 2014 Chief Justices’ Award

Maurice Anderson was the Courtrooms & Classrooms Coordinator at 361 University Court house for nine years until his retirement in December 2014.  During his time in this role he established strong collaborative relationships with justice professionals at both the Superior Court and the Court of Appeal, recruiting judges and masters as well as Crown/Prosecutors for […]

Contest – Canada’s Next Top Law

Teachers, do you want to celebrate Law Week in your classroom? Are you interested in having your students propose social change through legal action? If so, participate in Canada’s Next Top Law online contest! Each year, the Ontario Justice Education Network brings high school students together to celebrate Law Week and to encourage active citizenship. […]

Help OJEN Win $10K

Vote for OJEN! Help us Win $10,000 In April OJEN is entering a contest to win $10,000. Our payroll company, ADP, is giving a grant of $10,000 and free payroll service for a year to the client that gets the most votes on their web page. People who register can vote for us once a […]

Changing Course – Exploring Rights on Public & Private Property: Police, Landlord, Agents and Beyond @ University of Guelph-Humber

Location: University of Guelph-Humber, 207 Humber College Blvd (Only offered in English) Hosted by the University of Guelph-Humber, the Ontario Justice Education Network (OJEN/ROEJ) is offering an interactive capacity building session that gives Youth Leaders, Youth Workers and front-line practitioners the opportunity to learn about the legal implications of the Trespass to Property Act and […]

Support OJEN and Flip Your Wig for access to justice!

This February 26, OJEN joins 5 other not-for-profit organizations for Flip Your Wig 2015, an annual fundraiser and a great opportunity to do some justice education about the access to justice crisis in Ontario. In a 3-year period, 12 million Canadians will experience at least 1 legal problem. About half of them will give up […]

Register Now for the Spring 2015 Charter Challenge!

Looking for a culminating activity for your Law 11 or 12 classes? Announcing the Spring 2015 Charter Challenge! Students from anywhere in Ontario can participate in OJEN’s Charter Challenge as an in-class assignment or an extra-curricular option. As Ontario’s only provincial appellate-level mock hearing, the Charter Challenge has students prepare factums in favour of or […]

Flip Your Wig For Justice

JEN/ROEJ has partnered with five other not-for-profit organizations to launch the 2nd annual Flip Your Wig for Justice Campaign.  Together with the Association in the Defence of the Wrongfully Convicted (AIDWYC), Canadian Civil Liberties Association, (CCLA), Community Legal Education Ontario (CLEO), METRAC Action on Violence, and Pro Bono Students Canada, (PBSC), we are raising awareness […]

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