West Coast LEAF

BC’s system of human rights protection

“Gaping hole” in BC’s system of human rights protection, according to CCPA report

Researchers call for an independent Human Rights Commission as BC fails to meet Canadian and international standards.

Free Women's Day event at UBC celebrates older women and highlights need for policy changes

The Canadian Centre for Elder Law (CCEL) is hosting an event this morning to celebrate International Women’s Day, and to draw attention to the inequalities women face in society as they age. The...

Miss Representation highlights youth efforts to fight sexism in the media

I recently had the pleasure of attending Jennifer Siebel’s Miss Representation at the Vancouver International Film Festival. Miss Representation explores the  under-representation of women in...