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LEAF Board congratulates Legal Director Dr. Kim Stanton for appointment to Federal Advisory Council on Gender-based Violence

June 29. 2016 | Featured, Gender Discrimination, What's New

The Board of Directors of the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) would like to extend our congratulations to Dr. Kim Stanton, Legal Director…

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Feminist coalition seeks leave to intervene in the Canadian Judicial Council Inquiry regarding the Honourable Federal Court Justice Robin Camp

June 06. 2016 | Featured, Gender Discrimination, LEAF Cases, Sexual Assault, Violence Against Women, What's New

On May 31st, 2016, the Avalon Sexual Assault Centre (“Avalon“), Ending Violence Association of British Columbia (“EVA BC”), the Institute for the Advancement of Aboriginal…

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LEAF/IAAW Factum Filed in R v Barton

LEAF/IAAW Factum Filed in R v Barton

May 06. 2016 | Aboriginal Issues, Equality Law, LEAF Cases, What's New

On March 8, 2016, Alberta Court of Appeal Justice Berger granted the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) and the Institute for the Advancement…

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LEAF Edmonton Annual General Meeting

LEAF Edmonton Annual General Meeting

April 26. 2016 | Featured, LEAF Edmonton, What's New

When: Tuesday, May 17, 2016, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Where: CN Alumni Hall*, U of A Faculty of Law With remarks delivered by the…

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Legal Strategy Coalition on Violence Against Indigenous Women Statement on the importance of full provincial and territorial cooperation with the upcoming national inquiry on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

April 22. 2016 | Featured, Media Releases, Violence Against Women, What's New

April 25, 2016 The Legal Strategy Coalition on Violence Against Indigenous Women (LSC), a national coalition of individuals and civil society organizations, has supported the…

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LEAF Celebrates Equality Day, April 17, 2016

LEAF Celebrates Equality Day, April 17, 2016

April 17. 2016 | Featured, What's New

April 17, 2016 – The Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) celebrates Equality Day – a day that commemorates the implementation of sections 15…

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LEAF and AANPEI Welcome Announcement that  PEI Government Will End Its Discriminatory Abortion Policy

LEAF and AANPEI Welcome Announcement that PEI Government Will End Its Discriminatory Abortion Policy

March 31. 2016 | Featured, Media Releases, What's New

  March 31, 2016 On January 5, 2016, Abortion Access Now PEI (AAN PEI), with the support of the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund…

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Statement of Solidarity with Sexual Assault Survivors

Statement of Solidarity with Sexual Assault Survivors

March 24. 2016 | Featured, Media Releases, What's New

March 24, 2016 Statement of Solidarity with Sexual Assault Survivors The release of the reasons in R. v. Ghomeshi has exposed the many problems with…

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Supreme Court of Canada Dismisses Appeal in Infanticide Case R v MB

Supreme Court of Canada Dismisses Appeal in Infanticide Case R v MB

March 24. 2016 | Featured, LEAF Cases, Media Releases, What's New

March 24, 2016 The Supreme Court of Canada released its decision today in the case of R v MB. At issue is the legal standard…

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Join the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund and Abortion Access Now PEI in Seeking Abortion Access and Equality for PEI Women!

Join the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund and Abortion Access Now PEI in Seeking Abortion Access and Equality for PEI Women!

March 10. 2016 | Featured, What's New

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