2023 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 2023.   January “Will BC Read More

Release: A huge win for single mothers fleeing violence

December 15, 2022 – For Immediate Release Vancouver, unceded Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) homelands—After five years of fighting to be heard, single mothers will finally have their day in court. Today, the BC Supreme Court granted Read More

A 360° view on family policing

This special edition of the Winter LEAFlet examines the context of our child welfare advocacy Communities of Practice project. Bringing together affected families, community members, Elders, lawyers, advocates, and frontline workers, we seek to transform the family policing system Read More

Coming soon: Gender Equality Report Card

We are excited to share that our next edition of the Gender Equality Report Card will be coming soon in January 2023. This report monitors BC’s progress in advancing gender equality in 2021 and 2022. It focuses on two Read More