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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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The Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) Recognizes the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women in Canada

The Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) Recognizes the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women in Canada

December 05. 2017

On December 6, 2017, LEAF recognizes the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women in Canada. Today offers an important reminder to…

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Watch Sandra Shamas performance at the 2017 Persons Day Gala
LEAF Supports the Law Society’s Statement of Principles Requirement

LEAF Supports the Law Society’s Statement of Principles Requirement

December 01. 2017

The Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) supports the Law Society’s Statement of Principles requirement, which obliges licensees to acknowledge their obligation to promote equality, diversity and inclusion.

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LEAF Launches its Report “Religion and Equality Rights: A Feminist Framework”

LEAF Launches its Report “Religion and Equality Rights: A Feminist Framework”

November 30. 2017

The Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) Launches its Report “Religion and Equality Rights: A Feminist Framework”

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LEAF and NWAC appear at the Supreme Court of Canada to fight for Indigenous women’s access to justice

LEAF and NWAC appear at the Supreme Court of Canada to fight for Indigenous women’s access to justice

November 28. 2017

The Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) and the Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) to appear at the Supreme Court of Canada in…

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Legal Director Opportunity

Legal Director Opportunity

November 27. 2017

The Women’s Education and Action Fund (LEAF), a national organization with a 30-year history of advancing women’s equality rights, is seeking a Legal Director. This…

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2017 Persons Day Gala – Gallery

2017 Persons Day Gala – Gallery

November 22. 2017

Thank you for making the 2017 Persons Day Evening Gala a tremendous success.

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The Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) and Avalon Sexual Assault Centre (Avalon) intervene at the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal (NSCA) in R v Al-Rawi

The Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) and Avalon Sexual Assault Centre (Avalon) intervene at the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal (NSCA) in R v Al-Rawi

November 21. 2017

On Wednesday, November 22, 2017 LEAF and Avalon will appear at the NSCA in the appeal of the acquittal of Bassam Al-Rawi, a taxi driver…

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Announcement of a Change at LEAF

Announcement of a Change at LEAF

November 15. 2017

It is with regret we announce that after five years as our Legal Director, Dr. Kim Stanton has resigned from the Women’s Legal Education Action…

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Thank you to our sponsors

Thank you to our sponsors

November 08. 2017

    On behalf of the Board of Directors at LEAF we extend a heartfelt thanks to our valued partners and sponsors. Thank you for…

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