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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. […]

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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 […]

Retiring Court Staff Honoured by Ontario’s Chief Justices

Maurice Anderson, who was employed by the Ministry of the Attorney General at the 361 University Avenue Courthouse for 9 years until his retirement last December, received the Chief Justices’ Award recognizing his exceptional contributions to justice education in the province. In his 9 years there, Mr. Anderson was responsible for coordinating school groups – […]

Take the Charter Survey

April 13th – 17th is a national celebration commemorating the adoption of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.  OJEN is interested in hearing what young people think about the Charter! We’re inviting Law, Civics, and History teachers to take a few minutes to reflect on the Charter by filling out the OJEN Charter Survey […]

Funding for Students!

Bursaries are available to grade 12 students in Ontario, pursuing post-secondary studies related to the many careers in the justice system. Bursaries are offered in each judicial region by both the Association of Justices of the Peace and the Ontario Courts of Justice.  As a result 14 bursaries are available annually to Ontario students. Follow […]

Careers In Justice

Related Documents: Alternative Careers in the Justice Sector.pdf

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