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West Coast LEAF 27th Annual Equality Breakfast

March 4, 2014 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 am

Celebrate International Women’s Day with West Coast LEAF’s 27th Annual Equality Breakfast.

Honour our collective achievements, inspire and be inspired, catch up with old friends and meet new ones, and raise money for West Coast LEAF’s upcoming projects in the areas of legal education, law reform, and litigation.

Keynote speaker: Dr. Samantha Nutt

West Coast LEAF is very pleased to announce this year’s speaker, Dr. Samantha Nutt. Nutt is a physician, professor, author, and activist. She is the Founder and Executive Director of War Child in North America, an organization that works to provide support and stability to children in areas of conflict by helping to rebuild war-affected communities. Dr. Nutt’s book, Damned Nations: Greed, Guns, Armies, and Aid, observes 15 years of her experiences caring for those in some of the most violent regions on the planet and building her non-profit, War Child North America. Her long list of accolades includes being named one of Canada’s 25 most influential figures by The Globe and Mail and receiving the Order of Canada in 2011.

What to expect in 2014

Seating: All individual ticket holders seated on a ‘first come’ basis the morning of the event. Only table purchasers will be assigned reserved seating. Those who buy their table tickets earliest will be allocated seats closest to the stage.

Large screen projection: Don’t worry about missing any of the action on stage. Large screen projection will ensure you have a great view from anywhere in the venue.

Tax receipt: Individuals who purchase tickets will be mailed a tax receipt for the eligible portion of ticket(s) if a mailing address is provided. A $40 tax receipt will be provided for $80 tickets; $50 for $90 tickets.

Food: The Equality Breakfast menu is coming soon.

Accessibility: We provide Sign Language Interpretation, and the Fairmont is wheelchair accessible.

Silent Auction: You told us you want more time to peruse the silent auction, so we’ll be opening the doors at 6:30 AM this year! More info on silent auction coming soon. E-mail us if you have something you’d like to donate.

More questions about the Equality Breakfast? We’ve started an FAQ page. Be sure to visit our website to check out silent auction sneak peeks, sponsorship opportunities, and Equality Breakfast FAQs.

The 27th Equality Breakfast is presented by

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Our sponsors

Barbara Bell C.A.; Black Gropper; BCGEUBorden Ladner Gervais LLP; Canadian Labour CongressCOPE 378; CUPE BCDye & Durham Corporation; Gall Legge Grant & Munroe LLPHarper Grey LLP; Hastings Labour Law Office LLPHealth Sciences Association of BC; Hospital Employees Union; Jenkins Marzban Logan LLPMandell Pinder LLP; Miller Thomson LLPMcCarthy Tétrault LLP; Moore Edgar Lyster; The Printing House Limited; Public Service Alliance of Canada BC Region; Stikeman Elliott LLPTrial Lawyers Association of BCUFCW Local 1518Vancity; Victory Square Law Office LLP; Woodward & Company LLP.

Media sponsor

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  • Date: March 4, 2014
  • Time: 7:00 am - 9:00 am
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  • West Coast LEAF


  • The Fairmont Hotel Vancouver
  • 900 W Georgia St
    Vancouver, BC V6C Canada