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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…

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LEAF’s Litigation Expertise Essential Before the Ontario Court of Appeal

December 16. 2014 | Featured, What's New

LEAF is disappointed in the majority’s decision in Tanudjaja v. Attorney General (Canada), released by the Ontario Court of Appeal (ONCA) on December 1, 2014. (For background on…

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LEAF Commemorates Persons Day 2014

October 18. 2014 | Featured, Media Releases, What's New

 LEAF Commemorates Persons Day  Each year, LEAF commemorates ‘Persons Day’ to mark the Persons Case (Edwards v. Canada (Attorney General). On October 18th, 1929, the…

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LEAF and the Asper Centre Advocate for Equality in the Criminal Justice System at the Supreme Court of Canada in R. v. Kokopenace

October 06. 2014 | Aboriginal Issues, Featured, LEAF Cases, Media Releases, What's New

R. v. Kokopenace On Monday, October 6, the Supreme Court of Canada will consider whether the systematic exclusion of Aboriginal on-reserve residents from the jury…

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LEAF intervenes with Asper Centre for Constitutional Rights at the Supreme Court of Canada to Advocate for Equality in Criminal Justice System: R v. Kokopenace

LEAF intervenes with Asper Centre for Constitutional Rights at the Supreme Court of Canada to Advocate for Equality in Criminal Justice System: R v. Kokopenace

September 11. 2014 | Aboriginal Issues, Featured, LEAF Cases, Media Releases, What's New

This October, the Supreme Court of Canada will consider whether the systematic exclusion of Aboriginal on-reserve residents from the jury roll, or their under-representation in…

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2007

2007

March 27. 2011 | Featured

December, 2007 In this issue: LEAF Persons Day Breakfasts, Congrats Marilou McPhedran, Legal Update September, 2007 In this issue: 2006/2007 Annual Report, NAWL Office Closure,…

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LEAF Supports Bill C-389 and Calls on Government to also Protect Women from Hate Speech

LEAF Supports Bill C-389 and Calls on Government to also Protect Women from Hate Speech

February 14. 2011 | Featured, Hate Speech, Media Releases, What's New

On February 9, 2011, Bill C-389 passed third reading in the House of Commons. The bill proposes to add “gender identity” and “gender expression” as…

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Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) Submission to the Quebec National Assembly on Bill 94

Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) Submission to the Quebec National Assembly on Bill 94

May 07. 2010 | Featured, Media Releases, What's New

On May 7, 2010, the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) made a submission to the Quebec National Assembly on Bill 94. Please review…

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LEAF Urges Government to Support Bill C-3 and End Sex Discrimination in the Indian Act

LEAF Urges Government to Support Bill C-3 and End Sex Discrimination in the Indian Act

May 05. 2010 | Featured, Media Releases, What's New

Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) Calls on the Conservative Government to Withdraw its Opposition to Amended Bill C-3 May 5, 2010 – the Women’s…

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Nairobi Declaration

Nairobi Declaration

May 17. 2007 | Featured, Violence Against Women, What's New

LEAF, in partnership with Rights and Democracy, the Women’s Human Rights in Conflict Situations, and the Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) have launched a…

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