Media Releases

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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Welcome to Diane O’Reggio, Executive Director LEAF

Welcome to Diane O’Reggio, Executive Director LEAF

March 13. 2013 | Media Releases

  Greetings! Diane O’Reggio, a dynamic and experienced champion and administrator of progressive organizations, has been appointed Executive Director of the Women’s Legal Education and Action…

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Words Matter: SCC Upholds Prohibition of Hate Speech

Words Matter: SCC Upholds Prohibition of Hate Speech

February 27. 2013 | LEAF Cases, Media Releases

Greetings! The Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) applauds the affirmation by the Supreme Court of Canada in its judgment in Saskatchewan Human Rights…

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LEAF Looks for Legislation to Protect Women

LEAF Looks for Legislation to Protect Women

January 27. 2013 | Media Releases

The Supreme Court of Canada released its decision Friday, January 25, in the case known popularly as Eric v. Lola, which considered whether sections of…

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Supreme Court Misses Opportunity to Ensure Law Protects Abused Women

Supreme Court Misses Opportunity to Ensure Law Protects Abused Women

January 21. 2013 | Media Releases

January 18, 2013 (Ottawa) – The Supreme Court of Canada has released its decision in R.v. Ryan. CAEFS intervened in the case, in coalition with…

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Human Rights and Equality Lawyer Joins LEAF

Human Rights and Equality Lawyer Joins LEAF

January 10. 2013 | Media Releases

LEAF is pleased to announce that Kim Stanton, a human rights, equality and constitutional lawyer, will join the national women’s rights organization as part-time Legal…

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