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The Supreme Court of Canada grants the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) leave to intervene in R v Gagnon

The Supreme Court of Canada grants the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) leave to intervene in R v Gagnon

July 11. 2018 | Featured, LEAF Cases, What's New

On Tuesday, July 10, 2018, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) granted LEAF leave to intervene in the Crown’s appeal before the SCC of the…

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IAAW and LEAF seek leave to intervene at the Supreme Court of Canada to advocate for justice for Cindy Gladue

IAAW and LEAF seek leave to intervene at the Supreme Court of Canada to advocate for justice for Cindy Gladue

July 03. 2018 | Featured, LEAF Cases, What's New

The Institute for the Advancement of Aboriginal Women (IAAW) and the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) seek leave to intervene at the Supreme…

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Supreme Court of Canada Decision Disappointing for Equality Rights and Access to Justice in Canadian Human Rights Commission v. Attorney General of Canada

Supreme Court of Canada Decision Disappointing for Equality Rights and Access to Justice in Canadian Human Rights Commission v. Attorney General of Canada

June 15. 2018 | Featured, LEAF Cases, What's New

Supreme Court of Canada Decision Disappointing for Equality Rights and Access to Justice in Canadian Human Rights Commission v. Attorney General of Canada, 2018 SCC…

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LEAF, the Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic, and the National Association of Women and the Law Call on Parliament to Strengthen Gun Control and Protect Women’s Safety

LEAF, the Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic, and the National Association of Women and the Law Call on Parliament to Strengthen Gun Control and Protect Women’s Safety

May 30. 2018 | Featured, What's New

On May 15, 2018, LEAF, together with the Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic and the National Association of Women and the Law, sent a letter to…

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LEAF Applies for Leave to Intervene at the SCC in Sexual Assault Case, R v Gagnon

LEAF Applies for Leave to Intervene at the SCC in Sexual Assault Case, R v Gagnon

May 23. 2018 | Featured, LEAF Cases, What's New

On Thursday, May 23, 2018, LEAF filed a motion to seek leave to intervene in the Crown’s appeal before the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC)…

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Join LEAF, Lerners and Lenzcner Slaght to Celebrate Equality Rights Advocacy and #closethegap for women and girls!

May 17. 2018 | Featured, LEAF Toronto, What's New

Lenczner Slaght and Lerners have once again joined forces in support of LEAF. Featured speaker, Mary Eberts will be sharing her journey in the fight…

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As UN Rapporteur Wraps Up Official Visit, Coalition calls for Immediate Government Action to Address MMIW crisis

As UN Rapporteur Wraps Up Official Visit, Coalition calls for Immediate Government Action to Address MMIW crisis

April 23. 2018 | Featured, What's New

  As the UN’s expert on violence against women prepares to deliver preliminary conclusions from a 12-day official visit to Canada, a coalition of legal…

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Happy Equality Day from the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund!

Happy Equality Day from the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund!

April 17. 2018 | Featured, What's New

On April 17, 2018, the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) celebrates Equality Day – a day that commemorates the implementation of the s.15…

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The Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) files factum in R. v. Jarvis

The Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) files factum in R. v. Jarvis

April 09. 2018 | Featured, LEAF Cases, Media Releases, What's New

The Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) files factum in R. v. Jarvis, to argue for women’s right to meaningful protection from sexual intrusions…

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LEAF Board Chair Dr. Lise Gotell discusses “Consent”

March 29. 2018 | Featured, What's New

Beyond Consent with Dr. Lise Gotell – 2018 Sexual Violence Forum

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