Call for 2016 nominations for the Sidney B. Linden Award

Published: September 6, 2016

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It’s time to send in your nominations for the Sidney B. Linden Award! The deadline for submission is Friday, November 4, 2016, at 5 p.m.

The award is named after Justice Sidney B. Linden, the first Chair of Legal Aid Ontario (LAO), who has been involved with legal aid for over 35 years. LAO created the Sidney B. Linden Award to honour exceptional individuals who have demonstrated a longstanding commitment to helping low-income people, and given their time, expertise, and/or service to ensuring access to justice in Ontario.

Who’s eligible?

Lawyers in the private sector, community legal clinic staff, people who work at a Student Legal Aid Services Society, paralegals, academics, LAO employees and other professionals are all eligible.

Nominate someone!

Please consider nominating someone you know by completing the nomination form and sending it to LAO’s Communications department.

More information


Graeme Burk
Communications advisor
Tel: (416) 979-2352 ext. 5208
Cell: (416) 347-7862
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