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LEAF Halifax presents the Persons Day Breakfast Gala on October 14, 2016

August 09. 2016

LEAF Halifax presents the Persons Day Breakfast Gala Guest Speakers: Click here to view the event poster When: October 14, 2016 Where: Saint Mary’s Boat…

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LEAF Annual Persons Day Breakfast Gala, October 19, 2016

LEAF Annual Persons Day Breakfast Gala, October 19, 2016

March 07. 2016

The Persons Day Breakfast Gala is SOLD OUT   The Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) will host the Annual Persons Day Breakfast Gala…

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Hundreds of recommendations go unimplemented: Legal Strategy Coalition demands greater government commitment and accountability to ending violence against Indigenous women and girls

February 25. 2015

An alarming study released today shows that governments in Canada have repeatedly ignored expert recommendations to stop violence against Indigenous women and girls.

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Grateful thanks to retiring Board Chair Lise Gotell

Grateful thanks to retiring Board Chair Lise Gotell

October 31. 2018

Lise Gotell has resigned from her current position as Chair of LEAF’s Board of Directors, effective October 31, 2018.  She has given sterling service to…

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LEAF Welcomes Shaun O’Brien as Executive Director and General Counsel

LEAF Welcomes Shaun O’Brien as Executive Director and General Counsel

October 22. 2018

The Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) is delighted to announce the appointment of Shaun O’Brien to the position of Executive Director & General Counsel….

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LEAF Granted Leave to Intervene in  Christian Medical and Dental Society of Canada et al. v. College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario

LEAF Granted Leave to Intervene in Christian Medical and Dental Society of Canada et al. v. College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario

October 18. 2018

The Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) has been granted leave to appeal before the Ontario Court of Appeal in Christian Medical and Dental…

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LEAF to Appear Before the Supreme Court of Canada in R. v. Gagnon

LEAF to Appear Before the Supreme Court of Canada in R. v. Gagnon

October 15. 2018

On Tuesday, October 16, 2018, the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) will appear before the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) to intervene in…

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The Institute for the Advancement of Aboriginal Women (IAAW) and the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) Continue to Seek Justice for Cindy Gladue at the Supreme Court of Canada

The Institute for the Advancement of Aboriginal Women (IAAW) and the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) Continue to Seek Justice for Cindy Gladue at the Supreme Court of Canada

October 09. 2018

October 9, 2018, Edmonton/Toronto – The Institute for the Advancement of Aboriginal Women (IAAW) and the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) will appear…

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LEAF Thunder Bay Presents: Annual Persons Day Breakfast – October 25, 2018

LEAF Thunder Bay Presents: Annual Persons Day Breakfast – October 25, 2018

October 01. 2018

Keynote Speakers: Celina Reitberger, Thunder Bay Police Services Board Member, former Executive Director of Nishnawbe Aski Legal Services; and Jamie McGinnis, Counsel and Indigenous Service Coordinator of the Human Rights Legal Support Centre

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Annual Persons Day Breakfast – Ottawa

Annual Persons Day Breakfast – Ottawa

September 26. 2018

Please join us October 18, 2018  to our Annual Persons Day Breakfast. This year’s event focus is “Women in Detention.” We are delighted to feature Senator…

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Annual Persons Day Breakfast – Halifax

Annual Persons Day Breakfast – Halifax

September 25. 2018

Update – October 5, 2018 We are very sorry to say that Judge Amy Sakalauskas will no longer be able to attend the event as…

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Edmonton Persons Day Breakfast 2018

September 14. 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

September 07. 2018

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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