EVA BC Information Update, December 2018 Section 211 of the BC Family Law Act authorizes courts to order reports that assess the needs of a child, the ability of a party to satisfy those needs and/or the views of a … Continue reading
EVA BC has received a one-time grant of $100,000 to continue supporting new and developing interagency case assessment teams (ICATs) – Grants Awarded to Combat Gender-Based Violence. Many thanks to the Government of British Columbia for your support of ICATs … 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
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
This Golden Star article spotlights the Golden Women’s Resource Centre (GWRC) fundraiser on November 8, and mentions many of GWRC’s programs including recently launched third party reporting, a program being implemented in partnership with the Ending Violence Association of B.C., and … Continue reading
This Smithers Interior News article spotlights the B.C.’s ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing announcement of funding for nine second-stage housing units for women and children fleeing violence in Smithers – Housing for women and children fleeing violence.
CBC’s Michael Enright spoke with EVA BC’s Executive Director, Tracy Porteous, Assistant Professor of Law at Queen’s University, Lisa Kerr, and retired Nova Scotia judge, Nancy Bateman, about victim impact statements: The Sunday Edition – Victim Impact Statements.
Please check out our newest 2018 Be More Than A Bystander radio PSAs featuring the BC Lions urging listers to “Break the Silence on Violence Against Women”, aired on radio stations throughout British Columbia: “Anyone can be more than a … Continue reading