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LEAF Toronto proudly presents the Persons Day Breakfast Gala on October 21, 2015

LEAF Toronto proudly presents the Persons Day Breakfast Gala on October 21, 2015

We invite you to join LEAF on October 21, 2015 for our 30th Anniversary Persons Day Gala Breakfast. This year’s speaker is Dr. Cindy Blackstock, who takes on some of the most pressing and topical issues of our time. The vent will be hosted by CBC News Network’s Heather Hiscox. Buy your ticket to this gala event today.

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LEAF Halifax proudly presents the Persons Day Breakfast Gala on October 30, 2015
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Join the LEAF Team at the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon on October 18, 2015

Celebrate LEAF’s 30th anniversary and join our team at the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon that will take place on October 18, 2015. Walk or run to…

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LEAF notes the UN Human Rights Committee’s concerns about Canada’s “persisting inequalities”

LEAF notes the UN Human Rights Committee’s concerns about Canada’s “persisting inequalities”

On July 23, 2015, the UN Human Rights Committee released its concluding observations in their periodic review of Canada’s human rights record include concerns about “persisting inequalities” in Canada. They particularly note the ongoing pay equity gap, the lack of women in leadership positions, the grave situation of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls, persistent sex discrimination in the Indian Act, a failure to adequately address violence against women, and continued problems with access to justice.

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