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Annual Persons Day Breakfast – Halifax

Annual Persons Day Breakfast – Halifax

Please join us October 12,2018  to our Annual Persons Day Breakfast – Halifax. Get  inspired and join us for this year’s celebration of milestones in…

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Edmonton Persons Day Breakfast 2018

LEAF Edmonton invites you to our annual Persons Day Breakfast on October 22, 2018 at the Sutton Place Hotel.  Our keynote speaker this year is…

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2018 National Persons Day Gala

Quebec employers are now required to consistently maintain pay equity in their workplace, rather than evaluating salaries every five years—with no back-pay obligations. A new…

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Strong Pay Equity Decisions from Supreme Court of Canada

Strong Pay Equity Decisions from Supreme Court of Canada

The Supreme Court of Canada released decisions in two appeals heard in October, 2017, making strong and significantfindings that will further the analysis of women’s equality and systemic discrimination. These cases are the first equality challenges under section 15 of the Charter of Rights and Freedomsbrought by women, through their unions and women’s organizations, in which laws were found to violate the Charterbecause of sex discrimination and in which government could not justify the violation. 

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The Supreme Court of Canada grants the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) leave to intervene in R v Gagnon

The Supreme Court of Canada grants the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) leave to intervene in R v Gagnon

On Tuesday, July 10, 2018, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) granted LEAF leave to intervene in the Crown’s appeal before the SCC of the…

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