LEAF has recently joined the Ad Hoc Coalition for Women’s Equality and Human Rights.  Please click on the links below to be taken to their great fact sheets on these important issues facing Canadian women:

THINK CANADA IS A GREAT PLACE TO LIVE?
Think Again.
6 CANADIAN FANTASIES
 
FANTASY #1
Every parent in Canada who needs child care has access to it. There are plenty of child care programs in Canada.
Learn the reality about Child Care in Canada
 
FANTASY #2
Housing isn’t an issue in Canada – the government already subsidizes all those who cannot afford to pay their rent, through social assistance. Canada doesn’t really have a homeless “problem.”
 
FANTASY #3
Canada has plenty of social assistance programs to go around.  Everyone has access to social assistance that meets basic needs. Besides, at least education and health care are free!
Learn the reality about Women and Poverty in Canada
 
FANTASY #4
Women and men in Canada make the same great wages.
 
FANTASY #5
If you are a woman, Canada is the safest place to live because women have equality in Canada.
 
FANTASY #6
Women are equal before the law.  In Canadian society we have nothing to worry about, our rights are protected.