What’s New

Congrats SMU Huskies!

March 31. 2011 | What's New

Three cheers for the determined women hockey players of St. Mary’s! Canadian Tire steps up with the cash and the university reverses its decision to balance its books through gender targeted cuts to athletics!

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Women & Indefinite Solitary Confinement

Women & Indefinite Solitary Confinement

March 31. 2011 | What's New

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Newsletter Archive

Newsletter Archive

March 27. 2011 | What's New

2007 December, 2007 In this issue: LEAF Persons Day Breakfasts, Congrats Marilou McPhedran, Legal Update September, 2007 In this issue: 2006/2007 Annual Report, NAWL Office…

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LEAF E-lines 2008

LEAF E-lines 2008

March 27. 2011 | What's New

November, 2008 In this issue: LEAF’s 25th Anniversary, Congratulations Shelagh Day, Canada Plummets in Gender Gap, Director of Litigation, Persons Day Breakfast — Toronto, Persons…

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LEAF E-lines 2009

LEAF E-lines 2009

March 27. 2011 | What's New

December, 2009 In this issue: Supreme Court of Canada Misses Opportunity in McIvor Ruling, Governor General’s Persons Case Award, Persons Day Breakfasts Recap, New Staff…

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Hands Three Thumbs Up

O Canada!

March 20. 2011 | What's New

Beth Symes, became a Member of the Order of Canada on December 30th… but she’s been LEAF’s Founding Mother and Champion since 1985.

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Precedent Setting Infanticide Decision

March 16. 2011 | LEAF Cases, What's New

March 2 – The Ontario Court of Appeal released a precedent-setting decision in a case involving the interpretation of the offense of infanticide in the Criminal Code.

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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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Caron v. Alberta (SCC)(Heard April 13, 2010)

Caron v. Alberta (SCC)(Heard April 13, 2010)

January 11. 2011 | LEAF Cases, What's New

LEAF, in coalition with the Council of Canadians with Disabilities, the Charter Committee on Poverty Issues and the Poverty and Human Rights Law Centre, intervened…

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R. v. Shearing

R. v. Shearing

December 18. 2010 | LEAF Cases, What's New

Ivon Shearing had appealed his convictions for sexual offences against several women and children between 1965 and 1989. Shearing was the leader of a marginal…

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