LEAF Cases

LEAF Granted Leave to Intervene in  Christian Medical and Dental Society of Canada et al. v. College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario

LEAF Granted Leave to Intervene in Christian Medical and Dental Society of Canada et al. v. College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario

October 18. 2018 | Featured, LEAF Cases, What's New

The Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) has been granted leave to appeal before the Ontario Court of Appeal in Christian Medical and Dental…

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LEAF to Appear Before the Supreme Court of Canada in R. v. Gagnon

LEAF to Appear Before the Supreme Court of Canada in R. v. Gagnon

October 15. 2018 | Featured, LEAF Cases, Media Releases, What's New

On Tuesday, October 16, 2018, the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) will appear before the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) to intervene in…

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The Institute for the Advancement of Aboriginal Women (IAAW) and the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) Continue to Seek Justice for Cindy Gladue at the Supreme Court of Canada

The Institute for the Advancement of Aboriginal Women (IAAW) and the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) Continue to Seek Justice for Cindy Gladue at the Supreme Court of Canada

October 09. 2018 | Featured, LEAF Cases, What's New

October 9, 2018, Edmonton/Toronto – The Institute for the Advancement of Aboriginal Women (IAAW) and the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) will appear…

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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 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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The Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) files factum in R. v. Jarvis

The Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) files factum in R. v. Jarvis

April 09. 2018 | Featured, LEAF Cases, Media Releases, What's New

The Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) files factum in R. v. Jarvis, to argue for women’s right to meaningful protection from sexual intrusions…

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The Institute for the Advancement of Aboriginal Women (IAAW) and the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) will continue to seek justice for Cindy Gladue in light of the Supreme Court of Canada Decision

The Institute for the Advancement of Aboriginal Women (IAAW) and the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) will continue to seek justice for Cindy Gladue in light of the Supreme Court of Canada Decision

March 08. 2018 | Featured, LEAF Cases, What's New

March 8, 2018, Edmonton/Toronto – The Supreme Court of Canada released its decision today to grant Bradley Barton leave to appeal the ABCA decision ordering a new trial in R. v. Barton.

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