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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 Thunder Bay: Persons Day Breakfast 2018 Photo Gallery

September 16. 2019

The LEAF ThunderBay branch was proud to host their Annual Persons Day Breakfast in 2018. The event keynote speakers were: Celina Reitberger: Member of the…

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LEAF profoundly disappointed by the repeal of the Statement of Principles requirement for Ontario lawyers and paralegals

September 12. 2019

LEAF is profoundly disappointed by the outcome of the Law Society of Ontario (“LSO”) Convocation that took place on September 11, 2019, where a majority…

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LEAF seeks to intervene at the Supreme Court of Canada in pension inequality case (Fraser v. Attorney General of Canada)

September 12. 2019

On Monday, September 9, 2019, LEAF filed a motion seeking leave to intervene at the Supreme Court of Canada in the appeal of the Federal…

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Edmonton Persons Day Breakfast 2019

September 03. 2019

LEAF Edmonton invites you to our annual Persons Day Breakfast on October 28, 2019 at the Westin Edmonton.  Our keynote speaker this year is Dr….

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LEAF Recipe Card: Smoked Salmon Pizza

LEAF Recipe Card: Smoked Salmon Pizza

August 30. 2019

We bring you recipes from our archives! Our recipes come from our cookbook ‘Just The Best: Favourite Recipes from Canada’s Top Food Writers,’ a fundraising…

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LEAF pleased Ontario court recognizes the serious nature of harm to women caused by hate speech in R v Sears

LEAF pleased Ontario court recognizes the serious nature of harm to women caused by hate speech in R v Sears

August 29. 2019

  LEAF applauds an Ontario court’s sentencing decisions in the case of James Sears and LeRoy St. Germaine. Sears and St. Germaine, who were editor…

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Rosel Kim Joins as our Staff Lawyer

Rosel Kim Joins as our Staff Lawyer

August 20. 2019

We are pleased to announce the hiring of Rosel Kim as our Staff Lawyer at LEAF. Rosel will be joining us to work on developing…

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LEAF supports the removal of sex discrimination from the Indian Act

LEAF supports the removal of sex discrimination from the Indian Act

August 16. 2019

The Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) supports the Government of Canada’s full implementation of Bill S-3, which eliminates sex inequalities in the Indian…

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Nicole Biros-Bolton Joins LEAF as Our Articling Student

Nicole Biros-Bolton Joins LEAF as Our Articling Student

August 16. 2019

We are pleased to announce the recent hiring of Nicole Biros-Bolton as our Articling Student at LEAF. Nicole comes to us with over 20 years…

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LEAF welcomes the SCC’s recognition of the unique challenges raised by sexual assault trials

LEAF welcomes the SCC’s recognition of the unique challenges raised by sexual assault trials

August 01. 2019

Yesterday, the Supreme Court of Canada released R. v. R.V., 2019 SCC 41. This was yet another important decision concerning the scope and application of…

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