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Legal Strategy Coalition on Violence Against Indigenous Women releases key concerns with RCMP “Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women: 2015 Update”

Key LSC criticisms of the 2015 RCMP Update include: (1) the suggestion that the issue of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women is solely one of familial violence; (2) the failure of the RCMP to take responsibility for their own role in the issue; and (3) the RCMP’s use of a limited data set in preparing the 2015 Update.

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LEAF Denied Leave to Intervene in Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration) v. Ishaq

LEAF is deeply disappointed in a decision by Stratas JA to deny leave to intervene in the Ishaq appeal. Look here for more information on LEAF’s…

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SCC denies leave in right to housing case

SCC denies leave in right to housing case

The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that a Charter challenge holding governments responsible for the crisis in affordable housing and homelessness will never be heard in Canadian courts.

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In anticipation of the RCMP releasing a new report, a fact sheet for the assistance of MMIW advocates

In anticipation of the RCMP releasing a new report, the LSC provides this fact sheet for the assistance of MMIW advocates.

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LEAF Seeks Improved Access to Safe, Legal Abortion for PEI Women

LEAF is glad to see that the government of PEI recognizes that it “has an obligation to be in line with the Charter of Rights and Freedoms” to remove barriers to this safe and legal procedure. However, in addition to this important step forward, more change is needed to achieve reproductive justice in the province and to address this unacceptable situation.

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