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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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LEAF  granted leave to intervene by SCC in Alberta v. Caron

LEAF granted leave to intervene by SCC in Alberta v. Caron

February 11. 2010 | LEAF Cases, Media Releases

Toronto, February 11, 2010 – The Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF), in coalition with other equality seeking organizations, has been granted leave to…

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Supreme Court of Canada misses the opportunity to redress discrimination against Aboriginal Women

Supreme Court of Canada misses the opportunity to redress discrimination against Aboriginal Women

November 05. 2009 | Media Releases

On November 5, 2009 The Supreme Court of Canada missed an opportunity to redress discrimination against Aboriginal Women.  Sharon McIvor, who has tirelessly pursued the…

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Ontario Trillium and RBC Foundations provide $188,000 to help educate youth on sexual harassment

Ontario Trillium and RBC Foundations provide $188,000 to help educate youth on sexual harassment

February 27. 2009 | Media Releases

February 27, 2009, TORONTO – Ontario youth will soon be educated about sexual harassment, discrimination and pay equity in the workplace and their rights. With funding…

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LEAF granted leave in Micmac Nation of Gespeg v. Canada

LEAF granted leave in Micmac Nation of Gespeg v. Canada

February 25. 2009 | LEAF Cases, Media Releases

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Supreme Court of Canada affirms equality principles in family law. Decision a victory for women in Rick v. Brandsema

Supreme Court of Canada affirms equality principles in family law. Decision a victory for women in Rick v. Brandsema

February 19. 2009 | LEAF Cases, Media Releases

The Supreme Court of Canada has upheld and taken equality principles in family law one step further today in its decision in Rick v Brandsema –…

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