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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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Legal Strategy Coalition on Violence Against Indigenous Women Statement on the importance of full provincial and territorial cooperation with the upcoming national inquiry on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

April 22. 2016 | Featured, Media Releases, Violence Against Women, What's New

April 25, 2016 The Legal Strategy Coalition on Violence Against Indigenous Women (LSC), a national coalition of individuals and civil society organizations, has supported the…

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LEAF and AANPEI Welcome Announcement that  PEI Government Will End Its Discriminatory Abortion Policy

LEAF and AANPEI Welcome Announcement that PEI Government Will End Its Discriminatory Abortion Policy

March 31. 2016 | Featured, Media Releases, What's New

  March 31, 2016 On January 5, 2016, Abortion Access Now PEI (AAN PEI), with the support of the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund…

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Statement of Solidarity with Sexual Assault Survivors

Statement of Solidarity with Sexual Assault Survivors

March 24. 2016 | Featured, Media Releases, What's New

March 24, 2016 Statement of Solidarity with Sexual Assault Survivors The release of the reasons in R. v. Ghomeshi has exposed the many problems with…

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Supreme Court of Canada Dismisses Appeal in Infanticide Case R v MB

Supreme Court of Canada Dismisses Appeal in Infanticide Case R v MB

March 24. 2016 | Featured, LEAF Cases, Media Releases, What's New

March 24, 2016 The Supreme Court of Canada released its decision today in the case of R v MB. At issue is the legal standard…

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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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22 Recommendations for National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

22 Recommendations for National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

February 17. 2016 | Media Releases, What's New

LEAF Legal Director Dr. Kim Stanton spoke at a symposium in Ottawa on January 30-31 on the planned MMIWG inquiry. Participants in the symposium released a document with 22…

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Prominent organizations seek commitment that inquiry on missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls will be truly national and comprehensive

Prominent organizations seek commitment that inquiry on missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls will be truly national and comprehensive

January 20. 2016 | Featured, Media Releases, What's New

January 20, 2016 In an open letter released today, five national organizations that have been deeply involved in efforts to expose and address violence against…

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LEAF Intervenes Before Supreme Court of Canada in Infanticide Case R v MB

LEAF Intervenes Before Supreme Court of Canada in Infanticide Case R v MB

January 20. 2016 | Featured, LEAF Cases, Media Releases, What's New

January 20, 2016 The Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) is intervening before the Supreme Court of Canada today in the case of R…

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