On May 21st, 2019, the Honourable David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, announced nearly $5.3 million in funding to four organizations in B.C. that are working to address sexual harassment in Canadian workplaces. With the generous support of the … Continue reading
This CTV News article spotlights a CFB Esquimalt sexual assault case that has been dropped by Crown prosecutors despite investigators with the Canadian Armed Forces Military Police recommending charges: Charges recommended in CFB Esquimalt sex assault, but Crown declines.
In this CKNW interview, Simi Sara speaks with EVA BC’s Community Coordination for Women’s Safety Regional Coordinator, Kristi Yuris, about the murder of Dr. Elana Fric in 2016 by her husband, Mohammed Shamji, and how it casts light on the … Continue reading
This morning, Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister of International Development and Minister for Women and Gender Equality, announced that the government will invest $5.3M in organizations serving women from across the Lower Mainland to support sustainable women’s movement under the Capacity-building … Continue reading
This Dawson Creek Mirror article spotlights a recent trip by our Be More Than a Bystander Program in Dawson Creek – BC Lions come to DC to speak up on violence against women.
B.C. Federation of Labour president Laird Cronk attended a recent Be More Than A Bystander training session for men, through the B.C. Centre for Women in the Trades, delivered in partnership between EVA BC and the BC Lions. In this … Continue reading
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
This Global News article spotlights a town hall meeting in Regina last week during which an oil worker asked Prime Minister Trudeau to clarify comments he made about the ‘gender impact’ of construction workers in rural communities (see this Toronto … Continue reading
This article from The Toronto Star spotlights the social and gender impacts of rural work camps, with experts weighing in on the the links between large infrastructure projects and increased risks to women’s safety – Link between rural work camps and … 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