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Annual Persons Day Breakfast – Halifax

Annual Persons Day Breakfast – Halifax

September 25. 2018 | Events, Featured, LEAF Halifax, What's New

Please join us October 12,2018  to our Annual Persons Day Breakfast – Halifax. Get  inspired and join us for this year’s celebration of milestones in…

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Edmonton Persons Day Breakfast 2018

September 14. 2018 | Events, Featured, LEAF Edmonton, What's New

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 | Events, Featured, LEAF National, LEAF Toronto, What's New

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 | Featured, LEAF Cases, What's New

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 | Featured, LEAF Cases, What's New

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 | Featured, LEAF Cases, What's New

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 | Featured, LEAF Cases, What's New

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 | Featured, What's New

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 | Featured, LEAF Cases, What's New

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 | Featured, LEAF Toronto, What's New

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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