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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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LEAF’s Persons Day Gala 2019 to Celebrate Feminism at Work

LEAF’s Persons Day Gala 2019 to Celebrate Feminism at Work

October 10. 2019 | Events, Featured, LEAF National, Media Releases, What's New

October 10, 2019 Toronto – The Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) annual Persons Day Gala is our largest and most important event. The…

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LEAF profoundly disappointed by the repeal of the Statement of Principles requirement for Ontario lawyers and paralegals

September 12. 2019 | Featured, Media Releases, Racism, What's New

LEAF is profoundly disappointed by the outcome of the Law Society of Ontario (“LSO”) Convocation that took place on September 11, 2019, where a majority…

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LEAF pleased Ontario court recognizes the serious nature of harm to women caused by hate speech in R v Sears

LEAF pleased Ontario court recognizes the serious nature of harm to women caused by hate speech in R v Sears

August 29. 2019 | Featured, Hate Speech, Media Releases, What's New

  LEAF applauds an Ontario court’s sentencing decisions in the case of James Sears and LeRoy St. Germaine. Sears and St. Germaine, who were editor…

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IAAW and LEAF react to the Supreme Court of Canada judgment in R v Barton

IAAW and LEAF react to the Supreme Court of Canada judgment in R v Barton

May 24. 2019 | Featured, LEAF Cases, Media Releases, What's New

The Institute for the Advancement of Aboriginal Women (IAAW) and the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) react to the Supreme Court of Canada…

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IAAW and LEAF continue to seek justice for Cindy Gladue

IAAW and LEAF continue to seek justice for Cindy Gladue

May 22. 2019 | Featured, Media Releases, What's New

The Institute for the Advancement of Aboriginal Women (IAAW) and the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) continue to seek justice for Cindy Gladue…

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LEAF celebrates victory for women’s reproductive rights at the Ontario Court of Appeal

LEAF celebrates victory for women’s reproductive rights at the Ontario Court of Appeal

May 15. 2019 | Featured, Media Releases, What's New

LEAF celebrates today’s release of the Ontario Court of Appeal’s ruling in Christian Medical and Dental Society of Canada et al. v. College of Physicians…

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Download the Abortion Access Framework from LEAF Halifax

Download the Abortion Access Framework from LEAF Halifax

April 08. 2019 | Featured, LEAF Halifax, Media Releases, What's New

LEAF Halifax has created a resource on Nova Scotia’s abortion laws and policies: Access to Choice: The Legal Framework for Abortion Access in Nova Scotia….

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Megan Stephens

LEAF Welcomes Megan Stephens as Executive Director & General Counsel

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

LEAF is delighted to announce that Megan Stephens has accepted the position of Executive Director & General Counsel, replacing Shaun O’Brien, who was appointed to…

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