Prior to moving to British Columbia and becoming very influential in feminist politics, Shelagh Day was Director of the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission and first president of the Women's Legal Education and Action Fund. While she was working for the Canadian Disability Rights Council when she co-edited The Supreme Court of Canada Decision on Abortion (New Star, 1988) with Stan Persky. Shelagh Day co-edited Poverty: Rights, Social Citizenship and Legal Activism (UBC 2008) with Margot Young, Susan B. Boyd and Gwen Brodsky when she and Brodsky were directors of the Poverty and Human Rights Centre in Vancouver.

[BCBW 2008] "Women" "Health"