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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 experts,…

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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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30 years After R v Morgentaler: The Struggle for Reproductive Rights in Edmonton

March 15. 2018 | Events, Featured, LEAF Edmonton, What's New

LEAF Edmonton and the Centre for Constitutional Studies invite you an evening to remember the historic Supreme Court of Canada decision on reproductive rights (R. v. Morgentaler) and the establishing of the Morgentaler Clinic in Edmonton.

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The Institute for the Advancement of Aboriginal Women (IAAW) and the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) will continue to seek justice for Cindy Gladue in light of the Supreme Court of Canada Decision

The Institute for the Advancement of Aboriginal Women (IAAW) and the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) will continue to seek justice for Cindy Gladue in light of the Supreme Court of Canada Decision

March 08. 2018 | Featured, LEAF Cases, What's New

March 8, 2018, Edmonton/Toronto – The Supreme Court of Canada released its decision today to grant Bradley Barton leave to appeal the ABCA decision ordering a new trial in R. v. Barton.

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LEAF’s Commitment for International Women’s Day, 2018

LEAF’s Commitment for International Women’s Day, 2018

March 07. 2018 | Featured, Media Releases, What's New

On International Women’s Day, LEAF commits to continue the struggle for women’s substantive equality, started by a brave group of women protesting unfair wages and…

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The Supreme Court of Canada grants LEAF leave to intervene in R. v. Jarvis

The Supreme Court of Canada grants LEAF leave to intervene in R. v. Jarvis

March 06. 2018 | Featured, LEAF Cases, What's New

On Tuesday, March 6, 2018, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) granted LEAF leave to intervene in the case of R. v. Jarvis. At issue in the case is whether a male high school teacher who used a camera pen to secretly film his female students’ cleavage committed the criminal offence of voyeurism, found in section 162(1) of the Criminal Code.

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