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R.  v. N.S. – SCC Mandates Test

R. v. N.S. – SCC Mandates Test

December 21. 2012 | LEAF Cases, Media Releases

Dear LEAF Supporter The Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) released its decision yesterday in the case of R. v. NS.  In a split decision, Chief…

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Foresaken:  Report of the Missing Women Commission of Inquiry

Foresaken: Report of the Missing Women Commission of Inquiry

December 20. 2012 | Media Releases

LEAF marks the release this week of Forsaken: The Report of the Missing Women Commission of Inquiry.  Although the Inquiry was widely criticized by local community…

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Legal Update R. v. Ryan

Legal Update R. v. Ryan

June 17. 2012 | LEAF Cases, Media Releases

Dear LEAF Supporter LEAF intervened in coalition with the Canadian Association of Elizabeth Fry Societies (CAEFS) at the Supreme Court of Canada on June 14th…

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Bill C-31 will re-victimize women refugees and their children

Bill C-31 will re-victimize women refugees and their children

May 10. 2012 | Media Releases

May 10, 2012, Toronto – Bill C-31, the Protecting Canada’s Immigration System Act, will result in the arbitrary detention, intimidation, failure to protect, and ultimate…

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THE VOICES OF WOMEN WITH MENTAL DISABILITIES WILL BE HEARD IN COURT

THE VOICES OF WOMEN WITH MENTAL DISABILITIES WILL BE HEARD IN COURT

February 10. 2012 | Media Releases

SCC Releases Positive Decision in R. v. D.A.I. February 10, 2012, Toronto & Montreal – The Supreme Court of Canada released its judgment today in the…

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LEAF INTERVENING IN ERIC v. LOLA EQUALITY RIGHTS CHALLENGE

LEAF INTERVENING IN ERIC v. LOLA EQUALITY RIGHTS CHALLENGE

January 16. 2012 | LEAF Cases, Media Releases

Common Law Spouses in Quebec Entitled to Access Family Law Protections January 16, 2012 – Toronto – On January 18, 2012, the Supreme Court of…

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LEAF Intervenes in R. v. N.S.

LEAF Intervenes in R. v. N.S.

December 07. 2011 | LEAF Cases, Media Releases

Sexual Assault Complainant Should Not Be Stripped of Niqab December 7, 2011 – Ottawa: On Thursday, December 8, 2011, the Supreme Court of Canada will hear…

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LEAF GRANTED LEAVE TO INTERVENE IN  ERIC C. LOLA

LEAF GRANTED LEAVE TO INTERVENE IN ERIC C. LOLA

October 24. 2011 | LEAF Cases, Media Releases

Dear LEAF members, On Friday, October 21, 2011, LEAF was granted leave to intervene in the Supreme Court of Canada appeal in Eric c. Lola….

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LEAF intervening at SCC in Whatcott v. Saskatchewan

LEAF intervening at SCC in Whatcott v. Saskatchewan

October 11. 2011 | Media Releases

Prohibiting Religious Hate Speech is Constitutional. Hate speech is more than mere expression. It is a form of discrimination. October 11, 2011, Toronto – On…

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LEAF CASE –  INFORMATION  RELEASE

LEAF CASE – INFORMATION RELEASE

July 25. 2011 | LEAF Cases, Media Releases

LEAF Concerned About Implications of SCC Interpretation of Charter s.15(2) Cunningham v. Alberta (SCC Judgment Released July 21, 2011) July 25, 2011, Toronto – The…

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