The BC Lions have announced a donation of nearly $10,000 to the Ending Violence Association of British Columbia, from the proceeds of the latest edition of the Felions Dance Team calendar that was sold at all home games and various … Continue reading
The CFL Awards took place on November 22nd, 2018. BC Lions and Be More Than A Bystander spokesperson, Rolly Lumbala, was awarded the 2018 Jake Gaudaur Veterans’ Award, which honours Rolly’s perseverance, comradeship, and service to his community. Huge congratulations to … Continue reading
“It’s a small percentage of men who commit these acts of violence…but we need the vast majority to start speaking up now and that’s what this is all about.” – JR LaRose speaking about our #BeMoreThanABystander program during Grey Cup week: Former CFL … Continue reading
We celebrated our Third “Be More Than A Bystander” Award last Friday, November 16th, at our EVA BC Annual Training Conference. This award honours community members who make outstanding contributions to ending gender-based violence by speaking up, interrupting and confronting … Continue reading
The United Steelworkers (USW) have partnered with EVA BC and the BC Lions on our Be More Than A Bystander Program, giving steelworkers the education and tools they need to speak up when they see gender-based violence happening in the … Continue reading
In this Letter to the Editor, EVA BC responds to a recent Globe and Mail opinion piece by Gary Mason, The Many Voices of #MeToo Yet to be Heard, about how #MeToo presents an opportunity for social change and the crucial role … Continue reading
We are pleased to announce our 3rd Annual “Be More Than a Bystander” Awards, which will be presented at EVA BC’s 2018 Annual Training Forum taking place November 15th and 16th, 2018. The awards honour dedicated community members based in … Continue reading
We are so pleased to share with you our new Be More Than A Bystander PSAs that are being shown at the BC Lions games this season. Please visit the playlist on our EVA BC YouTube page, which will be updated with more PSAs to come!
Good Night Out Vancouver have launched a mobile tool for witnesses and victims to report street harassment. This CTV article includes an interview with EVA BC’s Executive Director, Tracy Porteous: New Street Harassment Reporting Tool Launches in Vancouver.
This article from the Coast Reporter spotlights a recent Be More Than a Bystander presentation delivered by JR LaRose at the annual Mentors in Violence Prevention Student Summit in Sechelt, BC – Student summit focuses on abuse prevention.