Media Releases

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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Happy INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY 2014 from LEAF!

Happy INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY 2014 from LEAF!

February 26. 2014 | Media Releases, What's New

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LEAF Intervening in Johnstone v. Canada Border Services Agency at the Federal Court of Appeal

LEAF Intervening in Johnstone v. Canada Border Services Agency at the Federal Court of Appeal

February 07. 2014 | Family Status, LEAF Cases, Media Releases, What's New

LEAF has been granted leave to intervene in Johnstone v. Canada Border Services Agency before the Federal Court of Appeal. In this case, the complainant,…

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Law Society of BC agrees to public process

Law Society of BC agrees to public process

February 03. 2014 | Media Releases, West Coast LEAF, What's New

Last week, West Coast LEAF and other human rights and equality-seeking organizations wrote a letter to the Law Society of BC requesting a public and…

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Women’s Groups Endorse Call For National Inquiry Into Missing Women

Women’s Groups Endorse Call For National Inquiry Into Missing Women

April 24. 2013 | Media Releases

For Immediate Release – April 24, 2013 TORONTO – LEAF (Women’s Legal Education Action Fund) and its sister organization West Coast LEAF applaud the call…

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LEAF Celebrates Equality Day

LEAF Celebrates Equality Day

April 17. 2013 | Media Releases

Greetings! The Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) celebrates Equality Day to recognize the equality provisions in the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms…

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