Media Releases

New research available for MMIW advocates

New research available for MMIW advocates

December 08. 2014 | Media Releases, Violence Against Women, What's New

LEAF is part of a national Legal Strategy Coalition on Violence Against Indigenous Women (LSC). The LSC is a nation-wide ad hoc coalition of groups…

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25 years after the Montreal Massacre we remember and move toward equality

25 years after the Montreal Massacre we remember and move toward equality

December 05. 2014 | Media Releases, Violence Against Women, What's New

On December 6, 2014, LEAF recognizes the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women in Canada. 25 years ago this year, gender-based…

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LEAF Commemorates Persons Day 2014

October 18. 2014 | Featured, Media Releases, What's New

 LEAF Commemorates Persons Day  Each year, LEAF commemorates ‘Persons Day’ to mark the Persons Case (Edwards v. Canada (Attorney General). On October 18th, 1929, the…

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LEAF and the Asper Centre Advocate for Equality in the Criminal Justice System at the Supreme Court of Canada in R. v. Kokopenace

October 06. 2014 | Aboriginal Issues, Featured, LEAF Cases, Media Releases, What's New

R. v. Kokopenace On Monday, October 6, the Supreme Court of Canada will consider whether the systematic exclusion of Aboriginal on-reserve residents from the jury…

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LEAF intervenes with Asper Centre for Constitutional Rights at the Supreme Court of Canada to Advocate for Equality in Criminal Justice System: R v. Kokopenace

LEAF intervenes with Asper Centre for Constitutional Rights at the Supreme Court of Canada to Advocate for Equality in Criminal Justice System: R v. Kokopenace

September 11. 2014 | Aboriginal Issues, Featured, LEAF Cases, Media Releases, What's New

This October, the Supreme Court of Canada will consider whether the systematic exclusion of Aboriginal on-reserve residents from the jury roll, or their under-representation in…

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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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