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LEAF makes a submission to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights Respecting the Committee’s Review of Bill C-13

LEAF makes a submission to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights Respecting the Committee’s Review of Bill C-13

June 03. 2014 | Media Releases, What's New

Submission of the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights  Respecting the Committee’s…

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LEAF Advocates for Full Hearing of a Right to Housing Application

May 26. 2014 | Housing, LEAF Cases, Media Releases, What's New

LEAF Advocates for Full Hearing of a Right to Housing Application From May 26 to 28, 2014, the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF)…

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Where a workplace rule results in a bona fide childcare problem, the workplace must accommodate, Federal Court of Appeal rules

Where a workplace rule results in a bona fide childcare problem, the workplace must accommodate, Federal Court of Appeal rules

May 06. 2014 | Media Releases, What's New

Johnstone Decision Underlines Need for More Flexible and Inclusive Workplaces Where a workplace rule results in a bona fide childcare problem, the workplace must accommodate,…

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LEAF celebrates Equality Day across Canada

LEAF celebrates Equality Day across Canada

April 16. 2014 | Media Releases, What's New

On April 17, 2014, the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) will celebrate Equality Day across Canada – a day that commemorates the implementation…

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Access to Abortion in New Brunswick and Across Canada Must be Protected and Improved

Access to Abortion in New Brunswick and Across Canada Must be Protected and Improved

April 15. 2014 | Media Releases, What's New

LEAF is gravely concerned by the announced closure of the Morgentaler Clinic in New Brunswick. On Thursday April 10, 2014, the Morgentaler Clinic in Fredericton announced…

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LEAF celebrates 2014 National Volunteer Week

LEAF celebrates 2014 National Volunteer Week

April 09. 2014 | Media Releases, What's New

LEAF is proud to recognize National Volunteer Week!  LEAF would like to extend a heartfelt thanks to LEAF branches and volunteers for their tireless efforts…

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DAWN-RAFH Canada working to increase access to justice for women with disabilities and deaf women who are victims of crime

DAWN-RAFH Canada working to increase access to justice for women with disabilities and deaf women who are victims of crime

April 08. 2014 | Media Releases, What's New

(La version française suit) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PRESS RELEASE DAWN-RAFH Canada working to increase access to justice for women with disabilities and deaf women who…

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LEAF signed a letter for Prime Minister Harper regarding recent 58th session of the Commission

LEAF signed a letter for Prime Minister Harper regarding recent 58th session of the Commission

April 03. 2014 | Media Releases, What's New

April 3, 2014 The Right Honourable Stephen Harper, P.C., MP Prime Minister of Canada 80 Wellington Street Ottawa, ON K1A 0A2 Dear Prime Minister: We,…

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LEAF Advocates for Full Hearing of a Right to Housing Application

LEAF Advocates for Full Hearing of a Right to Housing Application

March 31. 2014 | Housing, LEAF Cases, Media Releases, What's New

On March 28, 2014, the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) presented its arguments for its motion for leave to intervene in the appeal…

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LEAF Ottawa releases a joint statement regarding rape culture on campus

LEAF Ottawa releases a joint statement regarding rape culture on campus

March 11. 2014 | LEAF Ottawa, Media Releases, What's New

We, the Aboriginal Law Students’ Association, Association for Women At Risk Everywhere, the University of Ottawa Association of Women and the Law, and the Women’s…

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