LEAF and the Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic Support Senator’s Proposed Amendment to Sexual Assault Legislation

On November 14, 2018, the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) and the Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic sent a letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Minister of Justice Jody Wilson-Raybould supporting Senator Kim Pate’s proposed amendment to Bill C-51. This amendment would provide much-needed provisions to ensure that the law of sexual assault…

Fundraising Spotlight

Filling the Gap By Ly Berry The Barbara Schlifer Commemorative Clinic is honoured to receive funding as a United Way anchor agency, and other funding through foundations, corporations, and the Canadian government. Despite the great generosity of our current sponsors, a gap in our funding remains and we have to rely on additional fundraising activities…

Board of Directors, Volunteer Role

Board of Directors – Volunteer Member

The Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic (BSCC) is a Toronto-based charitable organization that assists women from underserved communities who are experiencing violence or its aftermath. Through services such as legal representation, professional counselling and multilingual interpretation, BSCC helps women experience less isolation, more stability and expanded personal agency within relationships, while also fostering improved knowledge of…

Angie Seth

AWARD-WINNING JOURNALIST, CTV NEWS CHANNEL’S ANGIE SETH, TO EMCEE THE 25TH ANNIVERSARY TRIBUTE! TORONTO: Thursday, May 16, 2019 – The Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic is excited to announce this year’s Annual Tribute master of ceremonies is the well-known and deeply cherished award-winning journalist, and broadcaster Angie Seth. “We are overjoyed to have Angie as our Emcee,”…

Articles

Copyright 2016 by Carolina Paz Gana and Lynne Jenkins Resilient Threads, Telling Our Stories/Hilos Resilientes Cosiendo Nuestras Historias Sewing is traditionally women’s work. Often characterized as homespun, even quaint, it is associated with the domestic sphere. What at first glance may appear charming belies the persuasive ways in which women work with textiles to depict…