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LEAF, DAWN, and ARCH Intervene in R v Slatter to Advocate for Substantive Equality Rights for Women Labelled with Intellectual Disabilities

July 28. 2020 | Access to Justice, Criminal Law, Disability, Featured, Intersectional Feminism, LEAF Cases, Media Releases, Sexual Assault, Violence Against Women, What's New

On July 27, 2020, a coalition of leading equality organizations: LEAF, DisAbled Women’s Network Canada (“DAWN”), and ARCH Disability Law Centre (“ARCH”) delivered their written…

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New Project: National Abortion Access Framework

New Project: National Abortion Access Framework

July 07. 2020 | Access to Justice, Events, Featured, Reproductive Freedom, What's New

Following the update by LEAF Halifax of our resource on Nova Scotia’s abortion laws and policies, Access to Choice: The Legal Framework for Abortion Access…

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Supreme Court of Canada grants LEAF & West Coast LEAF leave to intervene in Colucci v. Colucci to ensure that child support orders centre women and children’s substantive equality

Supreme Court of Canada grants LEAF & West Coast LEAF leave to intervene in Colucci v. Colucci to ensure that child support orders centre women and children’s substantive equality

June 12. 2020 | Access to Justice, Children, Equality Law, Family Law, Featured, Gender Discrimination, LEAF Cases, Media Releases, Socio-Economic Rights, What's New

On June 8, 2020, LEAF and West Coast LEAF were granted leave to intervene in Colucci v. Colucci at the Supreme Court of Canada. LEAF…

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Supreme Court of Canada grants LEAF-DAWN-ARCH coalition leave to intervene in R v Slatter to advance substantive equality rights for women labelled with intellectual disabilities 

Supreme Court of Canada grants LEAF-DAWN-ARCH coalition leave to intervene in R v Slatter to advance substantive equality rights for women labelled with intellectual disabilities 

May 29. 2020 | Access to Justice, Disability, Featured, LEAF Cases, Media Releases, Sexual Assault, Violence Against Women, What's New

On May 19, 2020, the coalition consisting of LEAF, DisAbled Women’s Network Canada (“DAWN”) and ARCH Disability Law Centre (“ARCH”) was granted leave to intervene in R v Slatter to appear before the Supreme…

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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 | Access to Justice, Disability, Featured, Media Releases, Sexual Assault, What's New

  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 files submission to the Law Society of Ontario Access to Justice Consultation

LEAF files submission to the Law Society of Ontario Access to Justice Consultation

June 21. 2019 | Access to Justice, Featured, What's New

The Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) has filed a submission to the Law Society of Ontario (LSO) Access to Justice Consultation. LEAF argues…

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LEAF, the Pay Equity Coalition, and the Pay Equity Coalition of New Brunswick appear at the Supreme Court of Canada to fight for pay equity

October 31. 2017 | Access to Justice, Equality Law, Featured, Gender Discrimination, LEAF Cases, What's New

The Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) together with Equal Pay Coalition and the New Brunswick Coalition for Pay Equity appear at the Supreme…

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PEI now offers safe, legal abortion services!

January 26. 2017 | Access to Justice, Featured, Media Releases, Reproductive Freedom, What's New

TORONTO, ON – The Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) is thrilled that abortion services are now provided in PEI. This is a major…

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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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