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LEAF Halifax presents the Persons Day Breakfast Gala on October 14, 2016

August 09. 2016

LEAF Halifax presents the Persons Day Breakfast Gala Guest Speakers: Click here to view the event poster When: October 14, 2016 Where: Saint Mary’s Boat…

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LEAF Annual Persons Day Breakfast Gala, October 19, 2016

LEAF Annual Persons Day Breakfast Gala, October 19, 2016

March 07. 2016

The Persons Day Breakfast Gala is SOLD OUT   The Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) will host the Annual Persons Day Breakfast Gala…

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Hundreds of recommendations go unimplemented: Legal Strategy Coalition demands greater government commitment and accountability to ending violence against Indigenous women and girls

February 25. 2015

An alarming study released today shows that governments in Canada have repeatedly ignored expert recommendations to stop violence against Indigenous women and girls.

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IAAW and LEAF continue to seek justice for Cindy Gladue

IAAW and LEAF continue to seek justice for Cindy Gladue

May 22. 2019

The Institute for the Advancement of Aboriginal Women (IAAW) and the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) continue to seek justice for Cindy Gladue…

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LEAF celebrates victory for women’s reproductive rights at the Ontario Court of Appeal

LEAF celebrates victory for women’s reproductive rights at the Ontario Court of Appeal

May 15. 2019

LEAF celebrates today’s release of the Ontario Court of Appeal’s ruling in Christian Medical and Dental Society of Canada et al. v. College of Physicians…

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LEAF submits brief to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights

LEAF submits brief to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights

May 11. 2019

LEAF submitted a brief to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights’ study of online hate on May 10, 2019.  Online…

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LEAF Call for Nominations 2019

LEAF Call for Nominations 2019

May 10. 2019

LEAF National Call for Board Volunteers Deadline:  May 31, 2019 Are you passionate about the advancement and empowerment of women and girls in Canada?  Do…

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LEAF National is hiring for the summer!

LEAF National is hiring for the summer!

May 08. 2019

The Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) is a small national non-profit organization with a longstanding history of advancing the equality rights of women…

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LEAF Welcomes its 2019 Summer Legal Interns

LEAF Welcomes its 2019 Summer Legal Interns

May 07. 2019

LEAF is delighted to welcome Gabby Aquino, Emily Dutton, and Paniz Khosroshahy as its 2019 summer legal interns! We are excited to get to work…

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LEAF launches its Feminist Strategic Litigation Project

LEAF launches its Feminist Strategic Litigation Project

April 30. 2019

LEAF is excited to announce the launch of its Feminist Strategic Litigation Project. The project will evaluate LEAF’s past strategic litigation work, and develop a…

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LEAF National is Hiring! Communications & Branch Relations Coordinator

LEAF National is Hiring! Communications & Branch Relations Coordinator

April 24. 2019

The Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) is hiring a Communications & Branch Relations Coordinator. This is a full-time term contract position, initially offered…

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Download the Abortion Access Framework from LEAF Halifax

Download the Abortion Access Framework from LEAF Halifax

April 08. 2019

LEAF Halifax has created a resource on Nova Scotia’s abortion laws and policies: Access to Choice: The Legal Framework for Abortion Access in Nova Scotia….

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Megan Stephens

LEAF Welcomes Megan Stephens as Executive Director & General Counsel

April 01. 2019

LEAF is delighted to announce that Megan Stephens has accepted the position of Executive Director & General Counsel, replacing Shaun O’Brien, who was appointed to…

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