Media Releases

Senate Reform an Opportunity to Prioritize

Senate Reform an Opportunity to Prioritize

June 20. 2011 | Media Releases

Women’s Rights to Equal Representation June 22, 2011, Toronto – In response to the federal government’s Senate reform bill tabled in the House of Commons…

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Former Conservative Prime Minister Kim Campbell, Former Liberal Deputy Prime Minister Anne McLellan and Former NDP Ontario Cabinet Minister Frances Lankin Call for Stronger Action to Elect More Women to the House of Commons

Former Conservative Prime Minister Kim Campbell, Former Liberal Deputy Prime Minister Anne McLellan and Former NDP Ontario Cabinet Minister Frances Lankin Call for Stronger Action to Elect More Women to the House of Commons

May 31. 2011 | Media Releases

May 31, 2011, Toronto – Equal Voice (EV) and the Women’s Legal Action and Education Fund (LEAF) have joined forces to explore new avenues for…

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No Consent to Sex when a Woman is Unconscious   LEAF Arguments Accepted by Majority of Supreme Court of Canada

No Consent to Sex when a Woman is Unconscious LEAF Arguments Accepted by Majority of Supreme Court of Canada

May 27. 2011 | LEAF Cases, Media Releases

May 27, 2011, Toronto — The Supreme Court of Canada rendered its decision today in the case of R. v. J.A., a case in which…

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Access to Justice for Sexual Assault Complainants with Intellectual Disabilities

Access to Justice for Sexual Assault Complainants with Intellectual Disabilities

May 13. 2011 | Media Releases

LEAF and DAWN-RAFH Canada Intervene in R. v. D.A.I. at SCC  May 13, 2011, Toronto – On Tuesday May 17, 2011, LEAF and the DisAbled Women’s Network…

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LEAF Edmonton, the Centre for Constitutional Studies and the UofA’s Women’s Studies Program Event

LEAF Edmonton, the Centre for Constitutional Studies and the UofA’s Women’s Studies Program Event

March 29. 2011 | Media Releases

LEAF Edmonton and The Centre for Constitutional Studies Present: www.leaf.ca

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LEAF Appoints New Executive Director

LEAF Appoints New Executive Director

March 28. 2011 | Media Releases

LEAF’s Board of Directors invites you to join us in welcoming Sheryl Hoshizaki as our new Executive Director.  Sheryl is a lifelong feminist and advocate…

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LEAF Supports Bill C-389 and Calls on Government to also Protect Women from Hate Speech

LEAF Supports Bill C-389 and Calls on Government to also Protect Women from Hate Speech

February 14. 2011 | Featured, Hate Speech, Media Releases, What's New

On February 9, 2011, Bill C-389 passed third reading in the House of Commons. The bill proposes to add “gender identity” and “gender expression” as…

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LEAF Intervening in Cunningham v. Alberta

LEAF Intervening in Cunningham v. Alberta

December 14. 2010 | LEAF Cases, Media Releases

LEAF Intervenes at Supreme Court of Canada: Ameliorative Programs Protected Only from Claims of “Reverse Discrimination” December 14, 2010, Toronto – On Thursday, December 16,…

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LEAF Intervenes in R. v. J.A. – No Consent to Sex While Unconscious

LEAF Intervenes in R. v. J.A. – No Consent to Sex While Unconscious

November 05. 2010 | LEAF Cases, Media Releases

November 5, 2010, Toronto -On Monday, November 8, 2010 LEAF will appear before the Supreme Court of Canada in the case of R. v. J.A. to…

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LEAF Succeeds at Ont. C.A. – Access to Justice for Niqab Wearing Victim in R. v. N.S

LEAF Succeeds at Ont. C.A. – Access to Justice for Niqab Wearing Victim in R. v. N.S

October 13. 2010 | LEAF Cases, Media Releases

October 13, 2010 – Toronto – The Ontario Court of Appeal released its decision today in the case of R. v. N.S. on the right of…

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