News from 2005-2012 (Archives)

News from 2005-2012 (Archives)

Launch of the Body Shop Dragonfruit – August 22, 2012 

R v Ryan (SCC) – CAEFS and LEAF Press Release – June 14, 2012 (Ottawa)

R v Ryan (SCC) – CAEFS and LEAF Intervenor Factum – June 14, 2012 (Ottawa)
The link to the factum on the LEAF website can be found here.

John Howard Symposium on prison overcrowding – August 25, 2012 (Ottawa)

R v Ryan (SCC) – CAEFS and LEAF Intervention – June 14, 2012 (Ottawa) 

Kim Pate – Honorary Doctorate from the University of Ottawa – June 3, 2012 (Ottawa)

National Elizabeth Fry Week 2012 

Press Release December 14, 2011 (Ottawa) – Canada must Correct Appalling Record of Discrimination against Indigenous Women

Kim Pate October, 2011 (Ottawa) The Hill Times – When Strip Searches Are Sexual Assaults

Joint Statement re: Omnibus Bill – John Howard Society of Canada and Canadian Association of Elizabeth Fry Societies – September 20, 2011 (Ottawa) 

Press Release – Will Omnibus Bill Bankrupt Canada? – September 19, 2011 (Ottawa)

Finance Committee Submission: Pre-Budget Consultations – August 2011 (Ottawa)

Press Release – Insist Police Answer for their Actions – July 29, 2011 (Ottawa, Globe and Mail)

Press Release – Former Prostitutes, Human Trafficking Victim & Allies Speak out in Court – June 16, 2011 (Ottawa)

Press Release – Women’s Group Coalition to Argue in Court: The Charter Does Not Guarantee Men a Right to Buy and Sell Women – June 9, 2011 (Ottawa) 

Letter from Kim Pate to PBC – Proposed Increase in Pardon Application Fees – June 9, 2011 (Ottawa) 

Press Release – Women Reject Law and Order Agenda – April 13, 2011 (Ottawa)
Also, 
Effective Crime Prevention Press Release March 31, 2011 (Pacific Free Press) – Abolishing Sanctioned Torture in Canada with letter to Vic Toews, Minister of Public Safety

Press Advisory March 29, 2011 (Toronto) – Smith Family and Public Interest Organizations to take Coroner to Court at Ashley Smith Inquest  

Questions for Candidates in the 2011 Federal Election – March 26, 2011

Declaration September 13, 2010 (Ottawa) – Governor General’s Conference on Women and Security   

Press Release June 22, 2010 (Ottawa) – The True Cost of Bill C-25: The Truth in Sentencing Act (PDF)
French PDF

May 3-4, 2010 Forum Agenda

You’re Invited to . . . Help Make Canada a Better Place for Women – View Invitation

Press Release June 29, 2009 (Ottawa) – Corrections Should Have Released Ashley’s Files Says Privacy Commissioner (PDF 23 KB)

Correcting Corrections Must Be A Priority – March 3, 2009 (PDF 24 KB)

Effective Crime Prevention Poster (PDF 4.9 MB)

Smoking Ban Press Advisory – June 4, 2008 (Ottawa)
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Press Release – National Women’s Group Rejects the Notion of an Omnibus Bill – October 17, 2007 (Ottawa)
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Press Release – In Recognition of the National Day of Action in Canada,
Women at International Conference Demand Freedom for the Sake of All Children – June 29, 2007 (Darwin, Northern Territory, AUSTRALIA)
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CAEFS Submission to the CSC Review Panel-2007 – June 10, 2007
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Submission of the Canadian Association of Elizabeth Fry Societies to the Standing Committee on Justice, Human Rights, Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness (39th Parliament) Regarding Bill C-10: An Act to amend the Criminal Code (Minimum Penalties for Offences Involving Firearms) – November 2006
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Submission of the CAEFS and the Native Women’s Association of Canada to the Standing Committee on Justice, Human Rights, Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness (39th Parliament) regarding Bill C-9 – Act to amend the Criminal Code – October 2006
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Press Release – National Women’s Group Applauds Amnesty International – May 28, 2007
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Press Release – New Fellowships Partner Community Leaders with Ryerson University and the University of Ottawa – September 5, 2006
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10th Anniversary of the Arbour Commission Report
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Press Release – 10 Years and Waiting – May 9, 2006 (Ottawa)
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Letter to parliamentary parties regarding the Optional Protocol to the UN Convention against Torture and other Forms of Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment – December 10, 2005
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Endorsed open letter to Prime Minister of Canada regarding the Optional Protocol to the UN Convention against Torture and other Forms of Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment(bilingual) – December 10, 2005
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Letter to the Attorney General of Canada and Minister of Justice, The Honourable Irwin Cotler, Regarding Mandatory Minimum Sentences – November 6, 2005
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