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November 2016

LEAF Edmonton Persons Day Breakfast

November 18, 2016 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Sutton Place Hotel, 10235 101 Street
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Click here to download the event poster Guest Speakers: Keynote Speaker: Professor Jennifer Koshan Jennifer Koshan is a Professor in the Faculty of Law at the University of Calgary. She formerly worked as a Crown prosecutor in the Northwest Territories and as Legal Director of West Coast LEAF. Jennifer’s research and teaching focuses on constitutional law, human rights, legal responses to interpersonal violence, and feminist legal theory. She is currently working on two book projects: a co-authored textbook on human…

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February 2017

Law, Work and Family Care: A Symposium

February 17, 2017 @ 8:45 am - February 18, 2017 @ 4:45 pm
Osgoode Hall Law School. Ignat Kaneff Building, Room 1014, York University
Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3 Canada
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Join LEAF at the Law, Work and Family Care Symposium on February 17th and 18th, 2017 at York University in Toronto, ON. About the Symposium: This symposium brings together academics, lawyers, social scientists and policy makers to examine how law currently addresses the intersection between work and family care, and how it might be reshaped to better accommodate the realities and aspirations of 21st century families and workplaces. Sponsors: Speakers and panels will address such topics as:   Framing the social…

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March 2017

Goodwill Bot for Halifax LEAF

March 27, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Halifax LEAF is holding a fundraiser. Time: 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm Where: Good Robot Brewing Company 2736 Robie Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia    

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April 2017

22nd Annual Celebrate Women Event

April 11, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Laurentian University – Fraser Auditorium, 935 Ramsey Lake Rd
Sudbury, Ontario P3E 2C6 Canada
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Authors Tatiana Fraser and Caia Hagel are the guest speakers at the 22nd annual Celebrate Women event, which takes place April 11. Three women's organizations — Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW) Sudbury, YWCA and the Women's Legal, Education and Action Fund (LEAF) — partner to put on the event, which provides female Canadian authors an opportunity to feature a recent book. Fraser and Hagel are the authors of “Girl Positive.” They travelled North America to talk with girls about…

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October 2017

LEAF Edmonton, Persons Day Breakfast presents: “Rape Shield Law: Then and Now”

October 3, 2017 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am

LEAF Edmonton cordially invites you to our annual Persons Day Breakfast fundraiser. The Persons Day Event is LEAF’s largest signature fundraising event and has raised over $4 million to date to help LEAF continue its mission of advancing substantive equality for women and girls in Canada. This year we are excited to announce that our speaker will be the Right Honourable Kim Campbell. She served as Canada’s nineteenth and first female Prime Minister and she was the first woman to…

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LEAF Ottawa Persons Day Breakfast 2017

October 13, 2017 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 am
Lord Elgin Hotel, 100 Elgin Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1P5K8 Canada
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When Friday, October 13, 2017 7:00-9:00 AM Where Lord Elgin Hotel - 100 Elgin St, Ottawa, ON K1P 5K8 Ticket prices Early Bird cut off date: September 22, 2017 Student Early Bird: $30 Student Regular: $35 Early bird ticket: $90 Early bird table (table of ten): $800 Regular ticket: $100 Regular table (table of ten): $900 Max number of attendees: 120 Contact Victoria Paton - ottawa@leaf.ca Speakers Keynote by Sharon McIvor Introductory remarks by Professor Rakhi Ruparelia To Purchase Tickets…

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LEAF Halifax presents the Persons Day Breakfast Gala on October 13, 2017

October 13, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
Saint Mary’s Boat Club, 1641 Fairfield Rd
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 4E8 Canada
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The Halifax branch of the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF Halifax) cordially invites you to the Persons Day Breakfast Gala, our biggest and most important fundraiser of the year! Get inspired and join us for this year’s celebration of milestones in our work together towards substantive gender equality. The morning includes a special keynote address from Joanna Erdman, Associate Professor of Law, MacBain Chair in Health Law and Policy, and Associate Director of the Health Law Institute at the Schulich School of…

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Windsor Persons Day Event

October 20, 2017 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Ron Ianni Law Building, 401 Sunset Avenue
Windsor, Ontario N9B 3P4 Canada
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A Panel Discussion with Fatima Cader and Mariam Moktar on Friday, October 20, 2017 from 12:30-2:30pm in Room G104 at the Ron Ianni Law Building located at 401 Sunset Avenue, Windsor, ON N9B 3P4. Refreshments will be provided.  

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LEAF Thunder Bay Persons Day Breakfast

October 25, 2017 @ 7:30 am - 10:00 am

Announcing LEAF Thunder Bay’s Inaugural Persons Day Breakfast on October 25, 2017 at the Bora Laskin Faculty of Law in the Patterson Auditorium from 7:30-10:00 AM Please join us for a celebratory breakfast and keynote speech by The Honourable Madam Justice Pierce to mark the launch of LEAF’s newest branch and to commemorate the anniversary of the Privy Council’s 1929 Persons Case – a landmark decision for equality. This is our first ever event in Thunder Bay! The funds raised…

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LEAF National Persons Day Event

October 26, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Arcadian Court, 401 Bay St., 8th Floor
Toronto, Ontario M5H 2Y4 Canada
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The Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) will host the Annual Persons Day Event on Thursday, October 26, 2017 at the Arcadian Court in downtown Toronto. This event is LEAF’s largest and most important event of the year! The funds raised for LEAF at this event directly support our vital work in advancing substantive equality rights for women and girls in Canada through litigation, law reform and public education. LEAF’s interventions in countless high-profile cases before the Supreme Court of Canada since…

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