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
EVA BC’s Executive Director, Tracy Porteous, is the recipient of the Justice Canada 2018 Excellence in Victim Services Award. Thank you Justice Canada for this great award in recognition of Tracy’s work to empower victims and survivors of crime. For more information, … 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!
Please check out our 2017 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: “We all have an important role to … Continue reading
The Metro Vancouver Transit Police launched the next phase of their ongoing campaign against sexual offending on Vancouver transit this morning, alongside representatives from partner agencies Battered Women’s Support Services, Ending Violence Association of BC, and BC Women’s Hospital, as … Continue reading
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.
Colleagues and friends of CCWS Regional Coordinator Gail Edinger gathered together on June 7th for a retirement party to celebrate her many contributions to anti-violence work over the years and to wish her well on the road ahead. Many long-time … Continue reading
We were honoured to be invited to Victoria yesterday to present our Be More Than A Bystander Program in the BC Legislature. EVA BC’s Executive Director Tracy Porteous, along with retired BC Lions JR LaRose, and Jamie Taras, BC Lions’ … Continue reading
Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould introduced Bill C-78 this week, which comes on the heels of bold reforms which were introduced last month in C-75. These bills make concrete improvements to the family law and criminal justice systems. Please find a link … Continue reading
A targeted double shooting on Friday left a pregnant woman in critical condition, caused the loss of her unborn baby, and left a man injured – Pregnant woman shot in East Van print shop had been sleeping there. Video clip Update: … Continue reading