Reproductive Freedom

LEAF makes Submission to the Standing Committee on Private Bills and Private Members’ Public Bills of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta in opposition to Bill 207

November 21. 2019 | Featured, LEAF Edmonton, Reproductive Freedom, Sexual Orientation, What's New

The Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund makes the following submission to the Standing Committee on Private Bills and Private Members’ Public Bills in opposition…

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LEAF National expresses concern over harmful impact and constitutionality of Bill 207

LEAF National expresses concern over harmful impact and constitutionality of Bill 207

November 15. 2019 | Equality Law, Featured, LEAF Edmonton, Reproductive Freedom, What's New

In advance of its meeting on November 18, 2019, LEAF today sent a letter to the Standing Committee on Private Bills and Private Members’ Public…

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LEAF Files Factum in  Christian Medical and Dental Society of Canada et al. v. College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario

LEAF Files Factum in Christian Medical and Dental Society of Canada et al. v. College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario

November 13. 2018 | Featured, LEAF Cases, Reproductive Freedom, What's New

On Tuesday, November 13, 2018, the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) filed its factum with the Ontario Court of Appeal in Christian Medical…

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PEI now offers safe, legal abortion services!

January 26. 2017 | Access to Justice, Featured, Media Releases, Reproductive Freedom, What's New

TORONTO, ON – The Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) is thrilled that abortion services are now provided in PEI. This is a major…

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Equality Rights in PEI

Equality Rights in PEI

January 05. 2016 | Reproductive Freedom

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Dovigi v. Razi (Ont. CA) (Judgment May 31, 2012) (SCC Leave Denied)

Dovigi v. Razi (Ont. CA) (Judgment May 31, 2012) (SCC Leave Denied)

May 31. 2012 | Family Law, LEAF Cases, Reproductive Freedom

Factum not filed, as leave to intervene was denied Ont. CA Judgment Appeal from 2012 ONSC 1199 This case has important repercussions for the equality,…

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Watson v. R; Spratt v. R

Watson v. R; Spratt v. R

September 08. 2006 | Freedom of Expression, LEAF Cases, Reproductive Freedom

At issue is the Abortion Services Act requirement that there be no protesting within a certain area surrounding abortion clinics. The Court of Appeal heard…

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R. v. Demers

R. v. Demers

January 17. 2003 | Freedom of Expression, LEAF Cases, Reproductive Freedom

For the purposes of defining and addressing issues of infringement of the rights guaranteed under the Canadian Charter of Rights and freedoms (“Charter”) by the…

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Winnipeg Child and Family Services v. G. (D.F.)

Winnipeg Child and Family Services v. G. (D.F.)

October 31. 1997 | Aboriginal Issues, LEAF Cases, Reproductive Freedom

A young Aboriginal woman, known as G., was ordered confined to a treatment centre because she was allegedly sniffing glue while pregnant with her fourth…

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R. v. Lewis

R. v. Lewis

October 08. 1996 | Freedom of Association, Freedom of Expression, LEAF Cases, Reproductive Freedom

In 1995, the British Columbia Legislature enacted the Access to Abortion Services Act (“Act”).  The Act, in general terms, creates access zones, colloquially called “bubble…

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