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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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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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Giving Tuesday: Make Canada Equal For All

November 28. 2016 | Gender Discrimination, Violence Against Women, What's New

It’s Giving Tuesday and LEAF has an important message for our supporters. In light of the United States election results (and events that followed in…

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LEAF Board congratulates Legal Director Dr. Kim Stanton for appointment to Federal Advisory Council on Gender-based Violence

June 29. 2016 | Featured, Gender Discrimination, What's New

The Board of Directors of the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) would like to extend our congratulations to Dr. Kim Stanton, Legal Director…

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Feminist coalition seeks leave to intervene in the Canadian Judicial Council Inquiry regarding the Honourable Federal Court Justice Robin Camp

June 06. 2016 | Featured, Gender Discrimination, LEAF Cases, Sexual Assault, Violence Against Women, What's New

On May 31st, 2016, the Avalon Sexual Assault Centre (“Avalon“), Ending Violence Association of British Columbia (“EVA BC”), the Institute for the Advancement of Aboriginal…

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Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) and the Institute for the Advancement of Aboriginal Women (IAAW) Granted Leave to Intervene in R. v. Barton

Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) and the Institute for the Advancement of Aboriginal Women (IAAW) Granted Leave to Intervene in R. v. Barton

March 08. 2016 | Featured, Gender Discrimination, LEAF Cases, Media Releases, Sexual Assault, Violence Against Women, What's New

  March 8, 2016, Edmonton – On March 8, 2016, Alberta Court of Appeal Justice Berger granted the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF)…

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Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) and the Institute for the Advancement of Aboriginal Women (IAAW) Seek Leave to Intervene in R. v. Barton

Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) and the Institute for the Advancement of Aboriginal Women (IAAW) Seek Leave to Intervene in R. v. Barton

November 23. 2015 | Featured, Gender Discrimination, LEAF Cases, Media Releases, Sexual Assault, Violence Against Women, What's New

November 23, 2015, Toronto – On November 24, 2015, the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) and the Institute for the Advancement of Aboriginal…

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Government Should Not Dictate What Women Wear

Government Should Not Dictate What Women Wear

September 14. 2015 | Featured, Gender Discrimination, Media Releases, What's New

        Government Should Not Dictate What Women Wear For French Version click HERE. September 14, 2015 – On Tuesday September 15, 2015,…

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LEAF intervenes with Asper Centre for Constitutional Rights at the Supreme Court of Canada to Advocate for Equality in Criminal Justice System: R v. Kokopenace

LEAF intervenes with Asper Centre for Constitutional Rights at the Supreme Court of Canada to Advocate for Equality in Criminal Justice System: R v. Kokopenace

September 16. 2014 | Aboriginal Issues, Equality Law, Gender Discrimination, LEAF Cases

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Johnstone v. Canada Border Services Agency, the Federal Court of Appeal (February 7, 2014)

Johnstone v. Canada Border Services Agency, the Federal Court of Appeal (February 7, 2014)

February 07. 2014 | Children, Employment, Family Law, Family Status, Gender Discrimination, Human Rights Legislation, LEAF Cases

LEAF has been granted leave to intervene in Johnstone v. Canada Border Services Agency before the Federal Court of Appeal. In this case, the complainant, Fiona…

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