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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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LEAF Edmonton is seeking nominations for LEAF Edmonton Recognition Award

LEAF Edmonton is seeking nominations for LEAF Edmonton Recognition Award

August 16. 2017

LEAF Edmonton is seeking nominations for the fifth annual LEAF Edmonton Recognition Award, to be presented at this year’s Person’s Day Breakfast. Nominations will be…

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LEAF welcomes new Staff Lawyer, Karen Segal

August 16. 2017

The Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) would like to warmly welcome Karen Segal as LEAF’s new Staff Lawyer. Karen joins LEAF with a…

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LEAF Halifax Annual General Meeting

LEAF Halifax Annual General Meeting

July 27. 2017

Speaker: Catherine Cogswell, Sexual Assault and the Law Date: July 28, 2017 Time: 1pm Place: Halifax Central Library All Welcome.  

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LEAF Toronto Persons Day Event

LEAF Toronto Persons Day Event

June 30. 2017

Please join us for a fabulous night of food, drinks and community at LEAF’s Persons Day Evening Gala. The Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund…

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R.v. Barton

R.v. Barton

June 30. 2017

 Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) and the Institute for the Advancement of Aboriginal Women (IAAW) Welcome Alberta Court of Appeal Decision in R….

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Coalition of Women’s Groups  to argue for pay equity at the Supreme Court of Canada

Coalition of Women’s Groups to argue for pay equity at the Supreme Court of Canada

June 27. 2017

June 27, 2017                                     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Coalition of Women’s Groups to argue for pay equity at the Supreme Court of Canada On June 22,…

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Bill C-51 Letter to the Minister

Bill C-51 Letter to the Minister

June 08. 2017

Today, LEAF, along with feminist law professors with expertise in sexual assault law, wrote to the Minister of Justice with respect to the proposed changes…

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Joint letter to Prime Minister Trudeau, MPs and Senators RE: Bill S-3 and the APPA Amendment

Joint letter to Prime Minister Trudeau, MPs and Senators RE: Bill S-3 and the APPA Amendment

May 31. 2017

The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau Prime Minister of Canada justin.trudeau@parl.gc.ca The Honourable Carolyn Bennett Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs carolyn.bennett@parl.gc.ca The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould…

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Bill 17: important improvements toward gender equality in the workplace, but not enough.

Bill 17: important improvements toward gender equality in the workplace, but not enough.

May 26. 2017

Labour Minister Christina Gray tabled Bill 17, The Fair and Family Friendly Workplaces Act, in the Alberta Legislature on May 24, 2017. The Bill amends…

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LEAF and Avalon Sexual Assault Centre granted leave to intervene in R v Al-Rawi

LEAF and Avalon Sexual Assault Centre granted leave to intervene in R v Al-Rawi

May 12. 2017

May 12, 2017 LEAF and Avalon Sexual Assault Centre granted leave to intervene in R v Al-Rawi By an order dated May 12, 2017, the…

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