Family Law

  • By Subject

Resource: Interpretive Guide to the new Divorce Act 

Resource: Interpretive Guide to the new Divorce Act 

June 24. 2020 | Family Law, Featured, What's New

Changes to the federal Divorce Act were meant to come into effect in July 2020. In this document, former Member of LEAF’s Board of Directors Susan…

Read More
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…

Read More
LEAF & West Coast LEAF seek leave to intervene in Colucci v. Colucci to ensure that child support orders centre women and children’s substantive equality

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

May 11. 2020 | Family Law, Featured, What's New

On Thursday, April 30, 2020, LEAF and West Coast LEAF filed a joint application seeking leave to intervene in Colucci v. Colucci at the Supreme…

Read More
Strong Welfare Rights Decision from the NS Court of Appeal

Strong Welfare Rights Decision from the NS Court of Appeal

November 08. 2017 | Children, Family Law, Featured, LEAF Cases, Socio-Economic Rights, What's New

November 8, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Nova Scotia Court of Appeal today released a decision overturning a decision of the Nova Scotia Supreme Court…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

LEAF Seeks Leave to Intervene in the Refugee Health Care Appeal

December 23. 2014 | Access to Justice, Family Law, Featured, Immigration/Refugee Status, LEAF Cases, What's New

Update: In an order issued by the Federal Court of Appeal in February, LEAF was denied leave to intervene in this appeal. The reasons for…

Read More
Johnstone v. Canada Border Services Agency, the Federal Court of Appeal (February 7, 2014)

Johnstone v. Canada Border Services Agency, the Federal Court of Appeal (February 7, 2014)

February 07. 2014 | Children, Employment, Family Law, Family Status, Gender Discrimination, Human Rights Legislation, LEAF Cases

LEAF has been granted leave to intervene in Johnstone v. Canada Border Services Agency before the Federal Court of Appeal. In this case, the complainant, Fiona…

Read More
Québec v. A (aka Eric v. Lola) (SCC) (Judgment January 25, 2013)

Québec v. A (aka Eric v. Lola) (SCC) (Judgment January 25, 2013)

January 25. 2013 | Equality Law, Family Law, LEAF Cases, Socio-Economic Rights

LEAF intervened in this appeal. The case involved a s.15 equality rights Charter challenge to the exclusion of de facto (common law) spouses from the articles of the Québec Civil…

Read More
Dovigi v. Razi (Ont. CA) (Judgment May 31, 2012) (SCC Leave Denied)

Dovigi v. Razi (Ont. CA) (Judgment May 31, 2012) (SCC Leave Denied)

May 31. 2012 | Family Law, LEAF Cases, Reproductive Freedom

Factum not filed, as leave to intervene was denied Ont. CA Judgment Appeal from 2012 ONSC 1199 This case has important repercussions for the equality,…

Read More
  • Page 1 of 2
  • 1
  • 2
  • >