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LEAF National is Hiring! Summer Law Student

LEAF National is Hiring a Summer Law Student

January 06. 2020 | Featured, What's New

The Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) is a national non-profit organization with a longstanding history dedicated to advancing the equality rights of women…

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Why do we need to change the law on pension equality in Canada?

Why do we need to change the law on pension equality in Canada?

December 12. 2019 | Employment, Featured, Gender Discrimination, Socio-Economic Rights, What's New

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LEAF Statement on the 30th anniversary of the Montreal Massacre

LEAF Statement on the 30th anniversary of the Montreal Massacre

December 06. 2019 | Featured, Media Releases, Violence Against Women, What's New

On December 6, 2019, LEAF commemorates the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women in Canada, which marks the 30th anniversary of the Montreal Massacre when 14 women…

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LEAF Submits Factum in Fraser v Canada (Attorney General) to Advocate for Pension Equality

LEAF Submits Factum in Fraser v Canada (Attorney General) to Advocate for Pension Equality

November 25. 2019 | Employment, Featured, Media Releases, What's New

On Friday, November 22, 2019, the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) filed its intervener factum with the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) in…

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LEAF makes Submission to the Standing Committee on Private Bills and Private Members’ Public Bills of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta in opposition to Bill 207

November 21. 2019 | Featured, LEAF Edmonton, Reproductive Freedom, Sexual Orientation, What's New

The Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund makes the following submission to the Standing Committee on Private Bills and Private Members’ Public Bills in opposition…

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Call for Proposals – Cybermisogyny Research Project

November 19. 2019 | Featured, What's New

The Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) is a national, feminist, non-profit organization that works to advance the equality rights of women and girls…

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Call for Proposals – Feminist Strategic Litigation Project / Appel à propositions – Projet de litiges stratégiques féministes

November 19. 2019 | Featured, What's New

— La version française suit — The Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) is a national, charitable, non-profit organization founded in 1985. LEAF works to advance…

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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 Announces 2019-2020 Board of Directors

LEAF Announces 2019-2020 Board of Directors

November 01. 2019 | Featured, Media Releases, What's New

LEAF is proud to announce its 2019-2020 Board of Directors. The LEAF Board has 11 current members, with three new members joining in September 2019:…

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LEAF urges Toronto Public Library to reconsider event featuring Meghan Murphy

LEAF urges Toronto Public Library to reconsider event featuring Meghan Murphy

October 22. 2019 | Events, Featured, Hate Speech, Media Releases, What's New

The Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) is troubled by the decision of the Toronto Public Library (the “TPL”) to rent one of its…

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