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LEAF National expresses concern over harmful impact and constitutionality of Bill 207

LEAF National expresses concern over harmful impact and constitutionality of Bill 207

November 15. 2019 | Equality Law, Featured, LEAF Edmonton, Reproductive Freedom, What's New

In advance of its meeting on November 18, 2019, LEAF today sent a letter to the Standing Committee on Private Bills and Private Members’ Public…

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LEAF Granted Leave to Intervene in Pension Equality Case Fraser v Canada (Attorney General) before the Supreme Court of Canada

October 15. 2019 | Employment, Equality Law, Featured, What's New

LEAF is pleased to announce that on October 11, 2019, the Supreme Court of Canada (the “SCC”) granted LEAF leave to intervene in the appeal…

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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 | Employment, Equality Law, Featured, What's New

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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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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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 and its Branch, LEAF Edmonton send a submission to the Alberta Workplace Legislation Review

April 27. 2017 | Employment, Equality Law, Featured, What's New

LEAF and its Branch, LEAF Edmonton, have sent a submission to the Alberta Workplace Legislation Review recommending improvements to Alberta’s Employment Standards Code (ESC). LEAF…

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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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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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LEAF/IAAW Factum Filed in R v Barton

LEAF/IAAW Factum Filed in R v Barton

May 06. 2016 | Aboriginal Issues, Equality Law, LEAF Cases, What's New

On March 8, 2016, Alberta Court of Appeal Justice Berger granted the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) and the Institute for the Advancement…

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Open Letter: Budget Bill Restricts Access to Social Assistance for Refugee Claimants

Open Letter: Budget Bill Restricts Access to Social Assistance for Refugee Claimants

November 18. 2014 | Equality Law, Immigration/Refugee Status, Racism

La version française suit.  The Honourable Joe Oliver, MP, PC Minister of Finance House of Commons Ottawa, ON K1A 0A6 Dear Minister, As organizations that…

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