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Bill C-51 Letter to the Minister

Bill C-51 Letter to the Minister

June 08. 2017 | Featured, What's New

Today, LEAF, along with feminist law professors with expertise in sexual assault law, wrote to the Minister of Justice with respect to the proposed changes…

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Joint letter to Prime Minister Trudeau, MPs and Senators RE: Bill S-3 and the APPA Amendment

Joint letter to Prime Minister Trudeau, MPs and Senators RE: Bill S-3 and the APPA Amendment

May 31. 2017 | Aboriginal Issues, Equality Law, Featured, What's New

The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau Prime Minister of Canada justin.trudeau@parl.gc.ca The Honourable Carolyn Bennett Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs carolyn.bennett@parl.gc.ca The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould…

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LEAF and Avalon Sexual Assault Centre granted leave to intervene in R v Al-Rawi

LEAF and Avalon Sexual Assault Centre granted leave to intervene in R v Al-Rawi

May 12. 2017 | Featured, What's New

May 12, 2017 LEAF and Avalon Sexual Assault Centre granted leave to intervene in R v Al-Rawi By an order dated May 12, 2017, the…

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Save The Date-October 26th, 2017, An Evening Cocktail Reception

Save The Date-October 26th, 2017, An Evening Cocktail Reception

May 10. 2017 | What's New

Announcing an exciting change! Mark Your Calendars for October 26, 2017! LEAF’s Annual Persons Day Event in Toronto will be held in the evening this year….

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May 09. 2017 | Featured, What's New

JOB POSTING  Staff Lawyer (Full-time Contract) Closing Date – May 23, 2017  The Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) is a national non-profit organization…

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LEAF and its Branch, LEAF Edmonton send a submission to the Alberta Workplace Legislation Review

April 27. 2017 | Employment, Equality Law, Featured, What's New

LEAF and its Branch, LEAF Edmonton, have sent a submission to the Alberta Workplace Legislation Review recommending improvements to Alberta’s Employment Standards Code (ESC). LEAF…

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Remembering Kay Sigurjonsson

April 02. 2017 | What's New

The Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) was saddened by the recent passing of Kay Sigurjonsson, a feminist activist who campaigned for women’s rights…

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LEAF seeks leave to intervene in a social assistance case in Nova Scotia

LEAF seeks leave to intervene in a social assistance case in Nova Scotia

March 16. 2017 | Family Status, Featured, Socio-Economic Rights, What's New

March 16, 2017 LEAF seeks leave to intervene in a social assistance case in Nova Scotia UPDATE: Nova Scotia Court of Appeal Justice Farrar granted…

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Feminist Coalition Responds to Verdict in Wagar Retrial for Sexual Assault

February 01. 2017 | Featured, Media Releases, Sexual Assault, What's New

February 1, 2017, Toronto — A coalition of feminist organizations committed to ending violence against women offers support to the complainant at the conclusion of the…

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We are stronger together! Please share this Advocacy Guide with your network.

January 31. 2017 | Featured, Hate Speech, Racism, What's New

The Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) is pleased to share this Advocacy Guide by the Feminist Killjoy Collective. This guide can be used…

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