Media Releases

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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LEAF Intervening to Ensure Women Have Access to Justice:  R. v. N.S.

LEAF Intervening to Ensure Women Have Access to Justice: R. v. N.S.

June 03. 2010 | LEAF Cases, Media Releases

LEAF to Intervene in Ontario Court Of Appeal Case Women Have Right to Wear Niqab in Court TORONTO, June 3, 2010:  On June 8 and…

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Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) Submission to the Quebec National Assembly on Bill 94

Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) Submission to the Quebec National Assembly on Bill 94

May 07. 2010 | Featured, Media Releases, What's New

On May 7, 2010, the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) made a submission to the Quebec National Assembly on Bill 94. Please review…

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LEAF Urges Government to Support Bill C-3 and End Sex Discrimination in the Indian Act

LEAF Urges Government to Support Bill C-3 and End Sex Discrimination in the Indian Act

May 05. 2010 | Featured, Media Releases, What's New

Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) Calls on the Conservative Government to Withdraw its Opposition to Amended Bill C-3 May 5, 2010 – the Women’s…

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National Youth Commission to Engage Canada’s Youth on Equality Issues

National Youth Commission to Engage Canada’s Youth on Equality Issues

April 15. 2010 | Media Releases

Dr. Ursula Franklin to Address Canada’s Youth Toronto, ON, April 15, 2010 – The Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) is launching a national Youth…

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LEAF Intervenes in Withler v. Canada at the Supreme Court of Canada

LEAF Intervenes in Withler v. Canada at the Supreme Court of Canada

March 17. 2010 | LEAF Cases, Media Releases

March 17, 2010 – The Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) intervened today in the Supreme Court of Canada case of Withler et al, v. Canada….

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