Join LEAF at the Law, Work and Family Care Symposium on February 17th and 18th, 2017 at York University in Toronto, ON.

About the Symposium:

This symposium brings together academics, lawyers, social scientists and policy makers to examine how law currently addresses the intersection between work and family care, and how it might be reshaped to better accommodate the realities and aspirations of 21st century families and workplaces.


February 17th, 2017
8:45am – 4:45pm

February 18th, 2017
8:45am – 12:30pm


Osgoode Hall Law School
Ignat Kaneff Building, Room 1014
York University

Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3 Canada


symposium-sponsors Speakers and panels will address such topics as:

Confirmed Speakers Include:

Organizing Committee

Elizabeth Shilton, Centre for Law in the Contemporary Workplace, Queen’s University Faculty of Law; McMurty Visiting Clinical Fellow, Osgoode Hall Law School; Sara Slinn, Osgoode Hall Law School; Sheila Osborne-Brown, Canadian Human Rights Commission; Marcella Daye, Canadian Human Rights Commission; Kim Stanton, Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund.

Register Online:

Click here to visit the Symposium Brochure & Registration Page