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2020 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 2020!   January “These Policies Read More

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Submission on regulating health professions

In January 2020, West Coast LEAF provided input on modernizing BC’s regulation of health professions to address sexual violence in a consistent and comprehensive way. Our recommendations included undertaking a meaningful and accessible consultation process (including with survivors of Read More

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Submission on Provincial Court Family Rules

In December 2019, West Coast LEAF and Rise Women’s Legal Centre collaborated to respond to the BC government’s request for input about proposed new Provincial Court Family Rules. We urged the government to adopt a framework that would take Read More

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Empowering survivors of gender-based violence

West Coast LEAF is proud to be part of a coalition of BC anti-violence organizations alongside Atira Women’s Resource Society, Battered Women’s Support Services and WAVAW Rape Crisis Centre to fight the devastating impacts of defamation lawsuits against survivors Read More