Shelagh Day awarded the Order of Canada

Governor General David Johnston bestowed Order of Canada honours on Shelagh Day on Wednesday for her contributions as an advocate and legal scholar, particularly women’s rights issues in Canada.

Shelagh Day is one of the founders of the Court Challenges Program and the first president of LEAF (Legal Education and Action Fund. She is a Director of the Poverty and Human Rights Centre and president of the Canadian Human Rights Reporter.

Keywords: