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LEAF  granted leave to intervene by SCC in Alberta v. Caron

LEAF granted leave to intervene by SCC in Alberta v. Caron

February 11. 2010 | LEAF Cases, Media Releases

Toronto, February 11, 2010 – The Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF), in coalition with other equality seeking organizations, has been granted leave to…

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Supreme Court of Canada misses the opportunity to redress discrimination against Aboriginal Women

Supreme Court of Canada misses the opportunity to redress discrimination against Aboriginal Women

November 05. 2009 | Media Releases

On November 5, 2009 The Supreme Court of Canada missed an opportunity to redress discrimination against Aboriginal Women.  Sharon McIvor, who has tirelessly pursued the…

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Ontario Trillium and RBC Foundations provide $188,000 to help educate youth on sexual harassment

Ontario Trillium and RBC Foundations provide $188,000 to help educate youth on sexual harassment

February 27. 2009 | Media Releases

February 27, 2009, TORONTO – Ontario youth will soon be educated about sexual harassment, discrimination and pay equity in the workplace and their rights. With funding…

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LEAF granted leave in Micmac Nation of Gespeg v. Canada

LEAF granted leave in Micmac Nation of Gespeg v. Canada

February 25. 2009 | LEAF Cases, Media Releases

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Supreme Court of Canada affirms equality principles in family law. Decision a victory for women in Rick v. Brandsema

Supreme Court of Canada affirms equality principles in family law. Decision a victory for women in Rick v. Brandsema

February 19. 2009 | LEAF Cases, Media Releases

The Supreme Court of Canada has upheld and taken equality principles in family law one step further today in its decision in Rick v Brandsema –…

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Prudent budget fails to repair the economic conditions confronted by women

Prudent budget fails to repair the economic conditions confronted by women

January 29. 2009 | Media Releases

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Women’s Equality: It’s time for a political and societal shift in the right direction

Women’s Equality: It’s time for a political and societal shift in the right direction

January 19. 2009 | Media Releases

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LEAF and RBC Financial Group celebrate Equality Day

LEAF and RBC Financial Group celebrate Equality Day

April 19. 2007 | Media Releases

Fundraiser dinner commemorates Section 15 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms April 19, 2007 – This evening, the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund…

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Supreme Court upholds “Rape Shield”

Supreme Court upholds “Rape Shield”

October 12. 2000 | LEAF Cases, Media Releases

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Court of Appeal Says Government’s Removal of Employment Equity Act is Constitutional

Court of Appeal Says Government’s Removal of Employment Equity Act is Constitutional

December 08. 1998 | Media Releases

(Toronto – December 8, 1998) LEAF and its coalition partner DAWN Canada are disappointed to learn that the Ontario Court of Appeal has dismissed the constitutional…

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