Media Releases

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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LEAF Proudly Supports Abortion Access Now PEI’s Legal Challenge to Prince Edward Island’s Discriminatory Abortion Policy

LEAF Proudly Supports Abortion Access Now PEI’s Legal Challenge to Prince Edward Island’s Discriminatory Abortion Policy

January 05. 2016 | Featured, Media Releases, What's New

LEAF Proudly Supports Abortion Access Now PEI’s Legal Challenge to Prince Edward Island’s Discriminatory Abortion Policy January 5, 2016, Toronto – Today, Abortion Access Now…

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Abortion Access Now PEI files a Notice of Application in the Supreme Court of Prince Edward Island against the Government of PEI (Minister of Health and Wellness)

Abortion Access Now PEI files a Notice of Application in the Supreme Court of Prince Edward Island against the Government of PEI (Minister of Health and Wellness)

January 05. 2016 | Featured, Media Releases, What's New

CHARLOTTETOWN, PEI, January 5, 2016 – Today, Abortion Access Now PEI has advised the Deputy Attorney General that we intend to file a Notice of…

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LEAF Seeks Leave to Intervene in Infanticide Case R v MB

LEAF Seeks Leave to Intervene in Infanticide Case R v MB

December 16. 2015 | Criminal Law, Featured, LEAF Cases, Media Releases, What's New

UPDATE: LEAF was successful in obtaining leave to intervene and will appear before the SCC at the hearing on January 20, 2016. On December 15th,…

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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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LEAF made a submission to Ontario’s Changing Workplaces Review

LEAF made a submission to Ontario’s Changing Workplaces Review

September 21. 2015 | Featured, Media Releases, What's New

LEAF has made a submission to the public consultation underway in Ontario, the Changing Workplaces Review,  which is looking into amending the Labour Relations Act,…

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