On April 17, 1985, LEAF appeared before the Sub-Committee on Equality Rights of the Standing Committee on Justice and Legal Affairs, chaired by Patrick Boyer.

Hélène Lebel, Jane Shacknell, Shelagh Day, and Jan Hatch attended the Boyer Committee on behalf of LEAF, to make submissions on the review of federal laws and regulations for their compliance with the Charter.

A transcript of the oral submissions can be found below.