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LEAF and the Asper Centre file an Intervener Factum in R v Sharma Case

LEAF and the Asper Centre file an Intervener Factum in R v Sharma Case

July 17. 2019 | Aboriginal Issues, Featured, LEAF Cases, Racism, What's New

LEAF and the Asper Centre have filed their intervener factum in a case challenging the constitutionality of Criminal Code provisions that eliminate the option of…

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LEAF urges full implementation of Bill S-3

LEAF urges full implementation of Bill S-3

June 04. 2019 | Aboriginal Issues, Featured, What's New

The Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) is urging the Government of Canada to fully adopt Bill S-3 and eliminate discrimination in the Indian…

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Joint letter to Prime Minister Trudeau, MPs and Senators RE: Bill S-3 and the APPA Amendment

Joint letter to Prime Minister Trudeau, MPs and Senators RE: Bill S-3 and the APPA Amendment

May 31. 2017 | Aboriginal Issues, Equality Law, Featured, What's New

The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau Prime Minister of Canada justin.trudeau@parl.gc.ca The Honourable Carolyn Bennett Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs carolyn.bennett@parl.gc.ca The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould…

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LEAF Welcomes the Decision in Gehl v Attorney General (Canada)

April 20. 2017 | Aboriginal Issues, Featured

On Thursday, April 20th, 2017, the Ontario Court of Appeal granted Dr. Lynn Gehl’s appeal in her challenge to ongoing sex discrimination in the Indian…

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Support the 12th Annual Strawberry Ceremony on Feb 14, 2017

January 25. 2017 | Aboriginal Issues, Access to Justice, Events, Violence Against Women, What's New

Come and support the 12th Annual Strawberry Ceremony in Toronto on February 14th, 2017! EVENT DETAILS: WHAT: Strawberry Ceremony with Elder Wanda Whitebird WHEN: Feb…

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LEAF Intervenes in Gehl v Attorney General

December 20. 2016 | Aboriginal Issues, Access to Justice, Children, Equality Law, Family Law, Featured, Gender Discrimination, LEAF Cases, Media Releases, What's New

December 20, 2016 – Today, the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) intervenes before the Ontario Court of Appeal in Gehl v Attorney General…

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IAAW: An Outstanding Community Partner

December 16. 2016 | Aboriginal Issues, Access to Justice, Featured, What's New

LEAF is grateful for its community partners, and in particular, LEAF wishes to extend a special acknowledgement to the Institute for the Advancement of Aboriginal…

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LEAF Factum Filed in Gehl v AG

September 28. 2016 | Aboriginal Issues, Children, Equality Law, Family Law, Family Status, Featured, LEAF Cases, What's New

On Friday September 23rd, 2016, the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) filed its factum in Gehl v Attorney General of Canada. The Ontario…

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Justice Robin Camp Inquiry begins, feminist coalition intervenes

September 06. 2016 | Aboriginal Issues, Featured, LEAF Cases, Media Releases, Racism, Sexual Assault, Violence Against Women, What's New

September 6, 2016, Calgary Today the inquiry into the conduct of Justice Robin Camp (during a 2014 sexual assault trial in Alberta) begins. A national…

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LEAF/IAAW to Closely Monitor the R. v. Barton Appeal – Justice for Cindy Gladue

September 06. 2016 | Aboriginal Issues, Featured, LEAF Cases, Media Releases, Racism, Sexual Assault, Violence Against Women, What's New

On September 6, 2016, the Alberta Court of Appeal in Edmonton will hear an appeal of the R. v. Barton decision and determine if the…

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