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2021 Media Coverage

At West Coast LEAF, we’re proud to make the news regularly, to share our expertise widely, and ultimately to shift public opinion, laws, and policies. Here’s some of what we’ve been up to in 2021!   February “The BC Read More

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The COVID-19 Report Card grades are in

Today, on Human Rights Day and the final day of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, we have released our report card assessing how the BC government’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic has affected gender equality. The Read More

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COVID-19 BC Gender Equality Report Card

About the Report Card The COVID-19 BC Gender Equality Report Card assesses the BC government’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic in terms of impacts for gender justice. It explores six issue areas: access to justice; economic security; freedom from Read More

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Fixing Canada’s broken child support system  

We’re at the Supreme Court today to advocate for a child support system that’s equitable and accessible. Alongside our friends at LEAF National, we’re intervening in Colucci v Colucci, a case about what factors judges should consider when deciding whether Read More

A feminist checklist for voting

The upcoming election is an opportunity to ensure that we have a provincial government that prioritizes gender justice for all British Columbians. As you make your plan to safely head to the polls on October 24, make sure your Read More