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LEAF will continue our fight for substantive equality amid COVID-19 impacts

LEAF will continue our fight for substantive equality amid COVID-19 impacts

April 01. 2020 | Featured, Media Releases, What's New

  We have closed the LEAF National Office and our team is now working remotely. We will continue our work to advance the substantive rights…

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LEAF-DAWN-ARCH coalition seeks leave to intervene in R v Slatter to advance substantive equality rights for women labelled with intellectual disabilities

LEAF-DAWN-ARCH coalition seeks leave to intervene in R v Slatter to advance substantive equality rights for women labelled with intellectual disabilities

March 31. 2020 | Access to Justice, Disability, Featured, Media Releases, Sexual Assault, What's New

  On Monday, March 30, 2020, LEAF, DisAbled Women’s Network Canada (“DAWN”), and ARCH Disability Law Centre (“ARCH”) filed a joint application seeking leave to…

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LEAF appears before Standing Committee to discuss Bill C-5 on judicial education

LEAF appears before Standing Committee to discuss Bill C-5 on judicial education

March 27. 2020 | Equality Law, Featured, Sexual Assault, Violence Against Women, What's New

On March 12, 2020, LEAF Staff Lawyer Rosel Kim appeared before the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights to speak about Bill C-5, An…

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Resource: Interpretive Guide to the new Divorce Act 

Resource: Interpretive Guide to the new Divorce Act 

March 18. 2020 | Family Law, Featured, What's New

Changes to the federal Divorce Act will come into effect in July 2020. In this document, former Member of LEAF’s Board of Directors Susan B. Boyd (Professor…

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LEAF seeks leave to intervene before the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal in Jackson Estate v Young

LEAF seeks leave to intervene before the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal in Jackson Estate v Young

March 06. 2020 | Family Status, Featured, Socio-Economic Rights, What's New

LEAF seeks leave to intervene before the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal in Jackson Estate v Young to highlight the importance of women’s socioeconomic equality….

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LEAF urges Benchers to speak out against motions that undermine the important role of equality-seeking organizations in helping the LSO protect the public interest

LEAF urges Benchers to speak out against motions that undermine the important role of equality-seeking organizations in helping the LSO protect the public interest

February 26. 2020 | Featured, Media Releases, What's New

On February 27, 2020, Benchers of the Law Society of Ontario (members of the Board of Directors of the LSO) will consider two motions: one…

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LEAF Edmonton Annual General Meeting 2020

LEAF Edmonton Annual General Meeting 2020

February 24. 2020 | Events, LEAF Edmonton, What's New

Celebrating LEAF’s 35 years of advocacy, law reform, and education for equality Friday, April 17, 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. CN Alumni Hall, Law Centre…

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Cynthia Khoo Announced as Researcher in LEAF’s Cybermisogyny Project

Cynthia Khoo Announced as Researcher in LEAF’s Cybermisogyny Project

February 07. 2020 | Cybermisogyny, Featured, Violence Against Women, What's New

We are pleased to announce that Cynthia Khoo will be working with LEAF as the Cybermisogyny Project Researcher to support and inform our law reform…

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LEAF National is Hiring! Summer Law Student

LEAF National is Hiring a Summer Law Student

January 06. 2020 | Featured, What's New

The Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) is a national non-profit organization with a longstanding history dedicated to advancing the equality rights of women…

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Why do we need to change the law on pension equality in Canada?

Why do we need to change the law on pension equality in Canada?

December 12. 2019 | Employment, Featured, Gender Discrimination, Socio-Economic Rights, What's New

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