Submission to the Fair Wages Commission

In December 2017, West Coast LEAF submitted recommendations to BC’s Fair Wages Commission, with a focus on closing the gap between the living wage and the minimum wage and addressing the gendered dimensions of economic insecurity. Our recommendations included: Read More

2017 CEDAW Report Card

On December 6th, 2017, the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women, West Coast LEAF issued our 9th annual CEDAW Report Card, assessing BC’s progress in nine key areas impacting women’s human rights, including access to justice, economic Read More

Economic security is essential for equality

West Coast LEAF fights for women’s economic security by actively supporting anti-poverty policy solutions, delivering rights-based education to young people entering the workforce, and developing new legislative models that will help women break the cycle of poverty. Yesterday, West Read More