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Our intentions and values for public legal education and information

We offer legal education that is based on our feminist and social justice values. In addition to providing information about law, our approach includes analyzing power and privilege, critiquing the law, and valuing non-legal pathways. Our public legal education programming has been providing people with information about colonial law for more than 20 years. Since then, … Read more Our intentions and values for public legal education and information



Webinar: Advancing gender equality: A conversation on ending poverty for people with disabilities

When: May 17, 2023, 10:00 – 11:30 AM PT Who: Using the 2021/2022 Gender Equality Report Card, this free online discussion between West Coast LEAF and Disability Without Poverty will highlight key actions and inactions taken by the BC and federal government to address economic insecurity and access to healthcare. The presentation will focus on the intersectional experiences … Read more Webinar: Advancing gender equality: A conversation on ending poverty for people with disabilities



Release: BC Gender Equality Report Card finds province failing to meet urgent needs in healthcare and economic security

January 24, 2023 – For Immediate Release Vancouver, unceded Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) homelands – Today, West Coast LEAF released a report card assessing BC’s progress in advancing gender equality in economic security and access to healthcare. The Gender Equality Report Card reveals that from January 2021 to November 2022, the BC … Read more Release: BC Gender Equality Report Card finds province failing to meet urgent needs in healthcare and economic security



Release: Supreme Court upholds access to justice in Charter challenges

For immediate release – Thursday, June 23, 2022 Ottawa (unceded Algonquin Anishinaabe territory) –Today, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) released a decision in Council of Canadians with Disabilities v British Columbia that upholds access to justice and the ability of public interest organizations to bring legal cases on behalf of marginalized communities. “Canada’s highest court has … Read more Release: Supreme Court upholds access to justice in Charter challenges