Important update

As of March 13, 2020, we have made the difficult decision to suspend all in-person workshops and Speakers Bureau engagements until further notice, to reduce the threat to community health posed by COVID-19. We will work on developing a remote delivery option. Please feel free to contact us at education [at] westcoastleaf [dot] org to be updated about this option. Thank you for your understanding as we all try to take care of each other and ourselves during this challenging time.


Since 1985, West Coast LEAF and LEAF have intervened in over one hundred equality cases before the Supreme Court of Canada and lower courts. This experience, coupled with our legal research and education programs, uniquely positions West Coast LEAF to speak to some of the key issues in BC and Canada impacting gender equality. Our staff have a wealth of experience – on the latest developments in the courts to cutting edge research.

Given that we are a non-profit organization, we do ask for a $100 (sliding scale) honorarium to help us offset the costs of speaking engagements. If you are interested in having someone from West Coast LEAF speak at your event, please contact us at

We acknowledge the financial support of the Province of British Columbia.