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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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LEAF will continue our fight for substantive equality amid COVID-19 impacts

LEAF will continue our fight for substantive equality amid COVID-19 impacts

April 01. 2020

  We have closed the LEAF National Office and our team is now working remotely. We will continue our work to advance the substantive rights…

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LEAF-DAWN-ARCH coalition seeks leave to intervene in R v Slatter to advance substantive equality rights for women labelled with intellectual disabilities

LEAF-DAWN-ARCH coalition seeks leave to intervene in R v Slatter to advance substantive equality rights for women labelled with intellectual disabilities

March 31. 2020

  On Monday, March 30, 2020, LEAF, DisAbled Women’s Network Canada (“DAWN”), and ARCH Disability Law Centre (“ARCH”) filed a joint application seeking leave to…

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LEAF appears before Standing Committee to discuss Bill C-5 on judicial education

LEAF appears before Standing Committee to discuss Bill C-5 on judicial education

March 27. 2020

On March 12, 2020, LEAF Staff Lawyer Rosel Kim appeared before the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights to speak about Bill C-5, An…

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Resource: Interpretive Guide to the new Divorce Act 

Resource: Interpretive Guide to the new Divorce Act 

March 18. 2020

Changes to the federal Divorce Act will come into effect in July 2020. In this document, former Member of LEAF’s Board of Directors Susan B. Boyd (Professor…

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LEAF seeks leave to intervene before the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal in Jackson Estate v Young

LEAF seeks leave to intervene before the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal in Jackson Estate v Young

March 06. 2020

LEAF seeks leave to intervene before the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal in Jackson Estate v Young to highlight the importance of women’s socioeconomic equality….

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LEAF urges Benchers to speak out against motions that undermine the important role of equality-seeking organizations in helping the LSO protect the public interest

LEAF urges Benchers to speak out against motions that undermine the important role of equality-seeking organizations in helping the LSO protect the public interest

February 26. 2020

On February 27, 2020, Benchers of the Law Society of Ontario (members of the Board of Directors of the LSO) will consider two motions: one…

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LEAF Edmonton Annual General Meeting 2020

LEAF Edmonton Annual General Meeting 2020

February 24. 2020

Celebrating LEAF’s 35 years of advocacy, law reform, and education for equality Friday, April 17, 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. CN Alumni Hall, Law Centre…

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Cynthia Khoo Announced as Researcher in LEAF’s Cybermisogyny Project

Cynthia Khoo Announced as Researcher in LEAF’s Cybermisogyny Project

February 07. 2020

We are pleased to announce that Cynthia Khoo will be working with LEAF as the Cybermisogyny Project Researcher to support and inform our law reform…

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LEAF National is Hiring! Summer Law Student

LEAF National is Hiring a Summer Law Student

January 06. 2020

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

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Why do we need to change the law on pension equality in Canada?

Why do we need to change the law on pension equality in Canada?

December 12. 2019

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