Media Releases

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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Justice Shaun O'Brien

LEAF Congratulates Justice Shaun O’Brien

March 30. 2019 | Featured, Media Releases, What's New

  On March 26, 2019, the swearing-in ceremony for Justice Shaun O’Brien was held. Justice O’Brien was appointed a judge to the Superior Court of…

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LEAF thanks Shirley Greenberg

LEAF thanks Shirley Greenberg

February 19. 2019 | Featured, Media Releases, What's New

LEAF gratefully acknowledges a very significant donation from Shirley Greenberg to advance our work in promoting gender equality rights and creating real change in the…

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LEAF celebrates Supreme Court of Canada ruling in R. v. Jarvis

LEAF celebrates Supreme Court of Canada ruling in R. v. Jarvis

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

LEAF celebrates today’s release of the Supreme Court of Canada’s ruling in R. v. Jarvis, the first occasion our country’s highest court has had to…

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