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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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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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Strong Pay Equity Decisions from Supreme Court of Canada

Strong Pay Equity Decisions from Supreme Court of Canada

August 07. 2018

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

July 11. 2018

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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IAAW and LEAF seek leave to intervene at the Supreme Court of Canada to advocate for justice for Cindy Gladue

IAAW and LEAF seek leave to intervene at the Supreme Court of Canada to advocate for justice for Cindy Gladue

July 03. 2018

The Institute for the Advancement of Aboriginal Women (IAAW) and the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) seek leave to intervene at the Supreme…

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Supreme Court of Canada Decision Disappointing for Equality Rights and Access to Justice in Canadian Human Rights Commission v. Attorney General of Canada

Supreme Court of Canada Decision Disappointing for Equality Rights and Access to Justice in Canadian Human Rights Commission v. Attorney General of Canada

June 15. 2018

Supreme Court of Canada Decision Disappointing for Equality Rights and Access to Justice in Canadian Human Rights Commission v. Attorney General of Canada, 2018 SCC…

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LEAF, the Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic, and the National Association of Women and the Law Call on Parliament to Strengthen Gun Control and Protect Women’s Safety

LEAF, the Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic, and the National Association of Women and the Law Call on Parliament to Strengthen Gun Control and Protect Women’s Safety

May 30. 2018

On May 15, 2018, LEAF, together with the Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic and the National Association of Women and the Law, sent a letter to…

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LEAF Applies for Leave to Intervene at the SCC in Sexual Assault Case, R v Gagnon

LEAF Applies for Leave to Intervene at the SCC in Sexual Assault Case, R v Gagnon

May 23. 2018

On Thursday, May 23, 2018, LEAF filed a motion to seek leave to intervene in the Crown’s appeal before the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC)…

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Join LEAF, Lerners and Lenzcner Slaght to Celebrate Equality Rights Advocacy and #closethegap for women and girls!

May 17. 2018

Lenczner Slaght and Lerners have once again joined forces in support of LEAF. Featured speaker, Mary Eberts will be sharing her journey in the fight…

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As UN Rapporteur Wraps Up Official Visit, Coalition calls for Immediate Government Action to Address MMIW crisis

As UN Rapporteur Wraps Up Official Visit, Coalition calls for Immediate Government Action to Address MMIW crisis

April 23. 2018

  As the UN’s expert on violence against women prepares to deliver preliminary conclusions from a 12-day official visit to Canada, a coalition of legal…

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