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Strong Welfare Rights Decision from the NS Court of Appeal

Strong Welfare Rights Decision from the NS Court of Appeal

November 08. 2017 | Children, Family Law, Featured, LEAF Cases, Socio-Economic Rights, What's New

November 8, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Nova Scotia Court of Appeal today released a decision overturning a decision of the Nova Scotia Supreme Court…

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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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Canadian Judicial Council committee recommends Justice Robin Camp’s removal

November 30. 2016 | Featured, LEAF Cases, Media Releases, Sexual Assault, Violence Against Women, What's New

November 30, 2016, Toronto — A national Coalition of women’s organizations commends today’s decision by an Inquiry Committee appointed by the Canadian Judicial Council that…

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LEAF Factum Filed in Gehl v AG

September 28. 2016 | Aboriginal Issues, Children, Equality Law, Family Law, Family Status, Featured, LEAF Cases, What's New

On Friday September 23rd, 2016, the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) filed its factum in Gehl v Attorney General of Canada. The Ontario…

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Justice Robin Camp Inquiry begins, feminist coalition intervenes

September 06. 2016 | Aboriginal Issues, Featured, LEAF Cases, Media Releases, Racism, Sexual Assault, Violence Against Women, What's New

September 6, 2016, Calgary Today the inquiry into the conduct of Justice Robin Camp (during a 2014 sexual assault trial in Alberta) begins. A national…

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LEAF/IAAW to Closely Monitor the R. v. Barton Appeal – Justice for Cindy Gladue

September 06. 2016 | Aboriginal Issues, Featured, LEAF Cases, Media Releases, Racism, Sexual Assault, Violence Against Women, What's New

On September 6, 2016, the Alberta Court of Appeal in Edmonton will hear an appeal of the R. v. Barton decision and determine if the…

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Feminist coalition intervenes in inquiry into Justice Robin Camp’s conduct during sexual assault trial

July 11. 2016 | Featured, LEAF Cases, Media Releases, Sexual Assault, What's New

July 11, 2016, Toronto – On Friday, July 8, 2016, a committee of the Canadian Judicial Council (CJC) granted intervener status to a national coalition…

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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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LEAF/IAAW Factum Filed in R v Barton

LEAF/IAAW Factum Filed in R v Barton

May 06. 2016 | Aboriginal Issues, Equality Law, LEAF Cases, What's New

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

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