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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 Remembers Murdered Women—And Commits to Working for Change

LEAF Remembers Murdered Women—And Commits to Working for Change

December 06. 2018

On December 6, 2018, LEAF joins feminists across Canada in remembering 14 women who were murdered in Montreal 29 years ago. Today, 67 percent of…

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LEAF National is hiring!

LEAF National is hiring!

December 04. 2018

Finance and Human Resources Manager. The Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) is a national non-profit organization with a longstanding history dedicated to advancing…

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16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence: #HearMeToo

16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence: #HearMeToo

November 28. 2018

November 25, 2018, marked the beginning of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign. These 16 Days are a time to galvanize action to…

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LEAF Testifies Before Standing Committee in Review of Divorce Act

LEAF Testifies Before Standing Committee in Review of Divorce Act

November 26. 2018

On November 21, 2018, LEAF Executive Director & General Counsel Shaun O’Brien testified before the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights regarding Bill C-78,…

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LEAF and the Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic  Support Senator’s Proposed Amendment to Sexual Assault Legislation

LEAF and the Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic Support Senator’s Proposed Amendment to Sexual Assault Legislation

November 22. 2018

On November 14, 2018, the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) and the Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic sent a letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Minister of Justice Jody Wilson-Raybould supporting Senator Kim Pate’s proposed amendment to Bill C-51.

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LEAF National is hiring!

LEAF National is hiring!

November 16. 2018

PROJECT DIRECTOR The Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) is a national non-profit organization and federally registered charity. LEAF works to advance the equality…

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Donate Now

Donate Now

November 15. 2018

An anonymous donor will match each dollar we receive—up to $50,000—before December 31, 2018.

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LEAF Files Factum in  Christian Medical and Dental Society of Canada et al. v. College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario

LEAF Files Factum in Christian Medical and Dental Society of Canada et al. v. College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario

November 13. 2018

On Tuesday, November 13, 2018, the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) filed its factum with the Ontario Court of Appeal in Christian Medical…

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Grateful thanks to retiring Board Chair Lise Gotell

Grateful thanks to retiring Board Chair Lise Gotell

October 31. 2018

Lise Gotell has resigned from her current position as Chair of LEAF’s Board of Directors, effective October 31, 2018.  She has given sterling service to…

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LEAF Welcomes Shaun O’Brien as Executive Director and General Counsel

LEAF Welcomes Shaun O’Brien as Executive Director and General Counsel

October 22. 2018

The Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) is delighted to announce the appointment of Shaun O’Brien to the position of Executive Director & General Counsel….

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