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LEAF statement in solidarity with Regis Korchinski-Paquet and her family 

LEAF statement in solidarity with Regis Korchinski-Paquet and her family 

June 03. 2020 | Anti-Black Racism, Equality Law, Featured, Intersectional Feminism, Media Releases, Racism, Violence Against Women, What's New

LEAF mourns the death of Regis Korchinski-Paquet, an Afro-Indigenous woman who died after the police were called to assist when she was in distress. Like so many around the world, we are also mourning…

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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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Access to Choice: The Legal Framework for Abortion Access in Nova Scotia

Access to Choice: The Legal Framework for Abortion Access in Nova Scotia

May 22. 2020 | Events, Featured, LEAF Halifax, Reproductive Freedom, What's New

Abortion access is a reproductive justice issue and a health care right. LEAF is committed to ensuring reproductive justice remains a right for women in…

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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…

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LEAF’s 35th Anniversary: 35 Years of Fighting for Equality

LEAF’s 35th Anniversary: 35 Years of Fighting for Equality

April 17. 2020 | Featured, What's New

  Every year, we share our anniversary on the same day as Equality Day for an important reason. April 17th is marked as Equality Day,…

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LEAF will continue our fight for substantive equality amid COVID-19 impacts

LEAF will continue our fight for substantive equality amid COVID-19 impacts

April 01. 2020 | Featured, Media Releases, What's New

  We have closed the LEAF National Office and our team is now working remotely. We will continue our work to advance the substantive rights…

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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 appears before Standing Committee to discuss Bill C-5 on judicial education

LEAF appears before Standing Committee to discuss Bill C-5 on judicial education

March 27. 2020 | Equality Law, Featured, Sexual Assault, Violence Against Women, What's New

On March 12, 2020, LEAF Staff Lawyer Rosel Kim appeared before the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights to speak about Bill C-5, An…

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LEAF seeks leave to intervene before the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal in Jackson Estate v Young

LEAF seeks leave to intervene before the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal in Jackson Estate v Young

March 06. 2020 | Family Status, Featured, Socio-Economic Rights, What's New

LEAF seeks leave to intervene before the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal in Jackson Estate v Young to highlight the importance of women’s socioeconomic equality….

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LEAF urges Benchers to speak out against motions that undermine the important role of equality-seeking organizations in helping the LSO protect the public interest

LEAF urges Benchers to speak out against motions that undermine the important role of equality-seeking organizations in helping the LSO protect the public interest

February 26. 2020 | Featured, Media Releases, What's New

On February 27, 2020, Benchers of the Law Society of Ontario (members of the Board of Directors of the LSO) will consider two motions: one…

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