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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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LEAF Begins Search for Next Visionary Feminist Leader

LEAF Begins Search for Next Visionary Feminist Leader

February 04. 2019 | Featured, Media Releases, What's New

With the appointment of its Executive Director & General Counsel, Shaun O’Brien, to Ontario’s Superior Court of Justice, we see yet again that LEAF’s litigators,…

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Shaun O’Brien Appointed to the Superior Court of Justice of Ontario

Shaun O’Brien Appointed to the Superior Court of Justice of Ontario

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

Congratulations to Shaun O’Brien, who has been appointed a judge to the Superior Court of Justice of Ontario in Toronto by the Honourable David Lametti,…

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LEAF Proposes a Feminist Approach to Law Reform on HIV Non-Disclosure

LEAF Proposes a Feminist Approach to Law Reform on HIV Non-Disclosure

January 10. 2019 | Featured, Media Releases, What's New

The Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) has written a position paper proposing a feminist approach to law reform on HIV non-disclosure. LEAF supports…

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LEAF Files Submission with the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

LEAF Files Submission with the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

December 20. 2018 | Featured, Media Releases, What's New

On December 14 2018, the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) made its final submission to the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous…

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LEAF Remembers Murdered Women—And Commits to Working for Change

LEAF Remembers Murdered Women—And Commits to Working for Change

December 06. 2018 | Featured, Media Releases, What's New

On December 6, 2018, LEAF joins feminists across Canada in remembering 14 women who were murdered in Montreal 29 years ago. Today, 67 percent of…

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LEAF Testifies Before Standing Committee in Review of Divorce Act

LEAF Testifies Before Standing Committee in Review of Divorce Act

November 26. 2018 | Featured, Media Releases, What's New

On November 21, 2018, LEAF Executive Director & General Counsel Shaun O’Brien testified before the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights regarding Bill C-78,…

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LEAF and the Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic  Support Senator’s Proposed Amendment to Sexual Assault Legislation

LEAF and the Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic Support Senator’s Proposed Amendment to Sexual Assault Legislation

November 22. 2018 | Featured, Media Releases, What's New

On November 14, 2018, the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) and the Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic sent a letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Minister of Justice Jody Wilson-Raybould supporting Senator Kim Pate’s proposed amendment to Bill C-51.

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LEAF Welcomes Shaun O’Brien as Executive Director and General Counsel

LEAF Welcomes Shaun O’Brien as Executive Director and General Counsel

October 22. 2018 | Featured, Media Releases, What's New

The Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) is delighted to announce the appointment of Shaun O’Brien to the position of Executive Director & General Counsel….

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