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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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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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R. v. D.A.I. (SCC) (Judgment February 10th, 2012)

R. v. D.A.I. (SCC) (Judgment February 10th, 2012)

February 10. 2012 | Children, Disability, Equality Law, LEAF Cases, Sexual Assault, Violence Against Women

On February 10, 2012 the SCC released its decision in R. v. D.A.I. confirming the importance of access to justice for sexual assault complainants with intellectual and other disabilities. …

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L.M.P. v. L.S. (SCC) (Judgment, December 21, 2011)

L.M.P. v. L.S. (SCC) (Judgment, December 21, 2011)

December 21. 2011 | Disability, Equality Law, Family Law, LEAF Cases

L.M.P. v. L.S. is an important Supreme Court of Canada family law appeal regarding entitlement to spousal support. The appeal concerned a lower court Order…

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Honda v. Keays

Honda v. Keays

June 27. 2008 | Disability, Employment, LEAF Cases

This case involved a claim by a disabled employee that he was wrongfully dismissed from his employment by Honda Canada. LEAF intervened in the case…

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Auton et al v. British Columbia

Auton et al v. British Columbia

April 13. 2004 | Children, Disability, LEAF Cases

The Auton v. British Columbia case involves a challenge to the B.C. Government’s refusal to fund therapeutic health services for children with autism. LEAF intervened…

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Irshad v. Ontario (Minister of Health)

Irshad v. Ontario (Minister of Health)

February 28. 2001 | Disability, Immigration/Refugee Status, LEAF Cases

This case was a constitutional challenge to changes made to the  Ontario Health Insurance Plan, excluding most new immigrants from OHIP coverage for a period…

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Ferrel v. Attorney General of Ontario

Ferrel v. Attorney General of Ontario

December 07. 1998 | Aboriginal Issues, Disability, Employment, Equality Law, Gender Discrimination, LEAF Cases, Racism

Marilyn Ferrel challenged the constitutionality of the Job Quotas Repeal Act which was enacted by the Ontario government to repeal the Employment Equity Act (EEA)….

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Eldridge v. Attorney General

Eldridge v. Attorney General

October 09. 1997 | Children, Disability, LEAF Cases

When Linda Warren, a deaf woman, gave birth to twins in a British Columbia hospital, the babies were suddenly taken away. No one from the…

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