Statistics Canada released a report this week on self-reported sexual assaults in 2014, revealing that the rates have remained virtually unchanged since 2004, although the rates of all other types of crime decreased. A link to The Globe and Mail … Continue reading
Our Be More Than A Bystander program is featured in the Spring 2017 issue of Frontline Magazine! Please check out the spotlight on page 6. The article also spotlights our 31 minute training video for the oil and gas sector, developed in … Continue reading
EVA BC’s Executive Director was interviewed by Adam Stirling on CFAX 1070 about the proposed changes to sexual assault laws in Canada – CFAX 1070 Interview
May 28 – June 3 is National Victims and Survivors of Crime Week. This year, EVA BC’s Executive Director has been invited by The Comox Valley Transition Society to speak at an event honouring their volunteers. #VictimsWeek. Comox Valley Record … Continue reading
This article from Discourse Media spotlights interviews with 8 women, including EVA BC’s Executive Director, who share their personal stories and suggestions for fixing B.C.’s broken anti-violence sector: Ways to Fix B.C.’s Broken Anti-Violence Sector – From the Women Who Know It Best.
This Whitehorse Daily Star article highlights an upcoming Be More Than A Bystander presentation by JR LaRose in Whitehorse during their Sexualized Assault Prevention Month – Events mark Sexualized Assault Prevention Month
This CBC article spotlights an interview with EVA BC’s Executive Director about the Saskatchewan Roughriders’ decision to release defensive back Justin Cox after being informed of an incident involving domestic violence: Roughriders cutting Cox the right move, says anti-violence crusader.
This article from Pique Magazine spotlights the work to improve access to services throughout the Sea to Sky – MLA Sturdy, RCMP support expanded sex-assault services in Sea to Sky.
Please check out our blog post about trauma-informed practice on the BC Association of Clinical Counsellors website, in anticipation for our two-day workshop with clinical psychologist Dr. Lori Haskell: Working with the Survivors of Gender-Based Violence: Understanding the Neurobiology of … Continue reading
“My hope is when they’re in that situation where they see something happening that they’re able to speak up about it,” he said. “It’s not a superhero approach, it’s just saying something when you see something happening.” – JR LaRose … Continue reading