lxiv ONTARIO REPORTS FEBRUARY 22, 2019
As a member of the Foundation’s management team, the Director of Policy and Programs
develops and implements granting activities that enhance access to justice, provides
collaborative leadership to the grants team, and maintains positive relationships with
grantees, justice sector organizations, and other funders.
You are a strategic leader with demonstrated expertise and significant experience in
one or more of the following areas: the justice sector, program and policy development,
grantmaking and/or non-profit organizations. The Foundation offers competitive
compensation and a collegial working environment.
The Foundation is committed to a work environment that promotes equity and diversity
and prohibits any form of discrimination or harassment. We accommodate the needs of
persons with disabilities in our hiring process.
For complete information about this opportunity and to apply, please visit
The deadline for applications is 5:00 p.m. on March 15, 2019.
Established by statute in 1974, The Law Foundation of Ontario is the sole foundation
in Ontario with the mandate of improving access to justice. Through granting and
collaboration, the Foundation invests in knowledge and services that help people
understand the law and use it to improve their lives.
DIRECTOR, POLICY AND PROGRAMS
The opportunity: The Co-operators Group Limited is seeking a Legal Counsel to join its corporate/
regulatory team in Burlington, Ontario (preferred location). Responsibilities: Reporting to the Vice
President and General Counsel (Operations & Distribution), you will be a member of a collegial team
of business-oriented lawyers with a primary focus on supporting our property and casualty insurance
business, including some exposure to life and health insurance. You will be involved in a wide range
of interesting and challenging work including: negotiating, reviewing and drafting legal agreements and
insurance documents; providing legal advice to business units on various matters including insurance
distribution, marketing and regulatory compliance; handling projects of suitable magnitude, importance
and difficulty with appropriate supervision; keeping significant projects on schedule; and maintaining
internal client relationships.
• A Law Degree and membership in good standing of the Bar of any Canadian province or territory
• 3 to 5 years corporate/commercial or regulatory experience in a law firm, corporation, insurance
company or federal financial institution
• Flexibility/ability to adjust to multiple demands and shifting priorities
• Orientation to detail and excellent verbal, written, interpersonal and communication skills
• Proficiency in MS Office, especially word processing, presentation and email applications
• French language fluency and/or a combined common law-civil law degree would be assets, as
would experience with commercial and specialty lines insurance
Please send your resume to CGL.Legal@cooperators.ca by Friday March 15, 2019.
LEGAL COUNSEL – INSURANCE OPERATIONS & DISTRIBUTION