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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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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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