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LEAF, the Pay Equity Coalition, and the Pay Equity Coalition of New Brunswick appear at the Supreme Court of Canada to fight for pay equity

October 31. 2017 | Access to Justice, Equality Law, Featured, Gender Discrimination, LEAF Cases, What's New

The Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) together with Equal Pay Coalition and the New Brunswick Coalition for Pay Equity appear at the Supreme…

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PEI now offers safe, legal abortion services!

January 26. 2017 | Access to Justice, Featured, Media Releases, Reproductive Freedom, What's New

TORONTO, ON – The Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) is thrilled that abortion services are now provided in PEI. This is a major…

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Support the 12th Annual Strawberry Ceremony on Feb 14, 2017

January 25. 2017 | Aboriginal Issues, Access to Justice, Events, Violence Against Women, What's New

Come and support the 12th Annual Strawberry Ceremony in Toronto on February 14th, 2017! EVENT DETAILS: WHAT: Strawberry Ceremony with Elder Wanda Whitebird WHEN: Feb…

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LEAF Intervenes in Gehl v Attorney General

December 20. 2016 | Aboriginal Issues, Access to Justice, Children, Equality Law, Family Law, Featured, Gender Discrimination, LEAF Cases, Media Releases, What's New

December 20, 2016 – Today, the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) intervenes before the Ontario Court of Appeal in Gehl v Attorney General…

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IAAW: An Outstanding Community Partner

December 16. 2016 | Aboriginal Issues, Access to Justice, Featured, What's New

LEAF is grateful for its community partners, and in particular, LEAF wishes to extend a special acknowledgement to the Institute for the Advancement of Aboriginal…

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Majority Decision Disappointing for Equality Rights in the Criminal Justice System: R. v. Kokopenace 2015 SCC 28

May 27. 2015 | Aboriginal Issues, Access to Justice, Featured, Racism, What's New

Despite the extremely discouraging outcome of the case, LEAF’s hope is that the government will acknowledge this obligation to take proactive steps to remedy the clear under-representation of Indigenous on-reserve residents on the jury roll. Indeed, it is the distinct responsibility of the government to address this issue as a symptom of the broader systematic discrimination and disadvantage Indigenous populations routinely face through public policy and the criminal justice system.

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LEAF Seeks Leave to Intervene in the Refugee Health Care Appeal

December 23. 2014 | Access to Justice, Family Law, Featured, Immigration/Refugee Status, LEAF Cases, What's New

Update: In an order issued by the Federal Court of Appeal in February, LEAF was denied leave to intervene in this appeal. The reasons for…

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R. v. Ryan (SCC) (Judgment, January 18, 2013)

R. v. Ryan (SCC) (Judgment, January 18, 2013)

January 18. 2013 | Access to Justice, LEAF Cases, Violence Against Women

The Canadian Association of Elizabeth Fry Societies (CAEFS) and the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) have been granted leave to intervene in Coalition…

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Caron v. Alberta (SCC Judgment February 4, 2011)

Caron v. Alberta (SCC Judgment February 4, 2011)

February 04. 2011 | Access to Justice, Equality Law, Human Rights Legislation, LEAF Cases, Socio-Economic Rights

In this case at the Supreme Court of Canada, LEAF intervened in coalition with the Council of Canadians with Disabilities, the Charter Committee on Poverty…

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Smith v. Funk; Amos v. Virk

Smith v. Funk; Amos v. Virk

August 12. 2003 | Access to Justice, LEAF Cases

LEAF intervened in Smith v. Funk, an Appeal to the BC Supreme Court addressing disclosure of documents to the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC) in civil…

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