What’s New

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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PEI now offers safe, legal abortion services!

January 26. 2017 | Access to Justice, Featured, Media Releases, Reproductive Freedom, What's New

TORONTO, ON – The Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) is thrilled that abortion services are now provided in PEI. This is a major…

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Support the 12th Annual Strawberry Ceremony on Feb 14, 2017

January 25. 2017 | Aboriginal Issues, Access to Justice, Events, Violence Against Women, What's New

Come and support the 12th Annual Strawberry Ceremony in Toronto on February 14th, 2017! EVENT DETAILS: WHAT: Strawberry Ceremony with Elder Wanda Whitebird WHEN: Feb…

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Remembering Dianne Pothier

January 04. 2017 | What's New

On January 4th, 2017, the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) was informed of the passing of Dianne Pothier, a dedicated supporter of LEAF….

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LEAF’s 2016 Legal Highlights

December 21. 2016 | Featured, What's New

LEAF intervened in several high profile cases and initiatives in 2016. Here are our legal highlights for the past year. Thank you for supporting our…

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LEAF Intervenes in Gehl v Attorney General

December 20. 2016 | Aboriginal Issues, Access to Justice, Children, Equality Law, Family Law, Featured, Gender Discrimination, LEAF Cases, Media Releases, What's New

December 20, 2016 – Today, the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) intervenes before the Ontario Court of Appeal in Gehl v Attorney General…

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IAAW: An Outstanding Community Partner

December 16. 2016 | Aboriginal Issues, Access to Justice, Featured, What's New

LEAF is grateful for its community partners, and in particular, LEAF wishes to extend a special acknowledgement to the Institute for the Advancement of Aboriginal…

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