In response to the treatment of Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chiefs, their people and supporters, the Ending Violence Association of BC (EVA BC) supports the January 7, 2020 public statement issued by the Union of BC Indian Chiefs (UBCIC): The UBCIC Chiefs Council fully … Continue reading
During a Red FM radio interview yesterday, BC Liberal Leader Andrew Wilkinson characterized those fleeing violence as “people who are in a tough marriage” – his response to BC NDP’s pledge to provide five days of paid leave for people … Continue reading
This CFJC article and video clip spotlights a recent visit by our Be More Than A Bystander Program to Kamloops to connect with students about preventing gender-based violence: BC Lions Visit Kamloops.
Tracy Porteous, Executive Director of the Ending Violence Association of BC, was interviewed on RTÉ Radio 1’s Drivetime in Ireland about how so many men stay silent around violence against women, and the impacts of our Be More Than A … Continue reading
Community-based responses, emergency services, and coordinated trauma-informed professionals are crucial lifelines for survivors. And yet, BC is still suffering from massive funding cuts to core/operational funding for all sexual assault centres from 2001-2, remaining the only province in Canada without … Continue reading
Carolina de Ryk CBC Radio Daybreak North interviews EVA BC’s Executive Director Tracy Porteous to talk about the Harvey Weinstein trial and the impacts of #MeToo in BC. The interview begins at 1:16:27: Daybreak North Segment.
Chris Walker from CBC Radio Daybreak South sat down with EVA BC’s Executive Director Tracy Porteous to talk about the impacts of the #MeToo movement outside the entertainment industry. The interview begins at 1:30:37: Daybreak South Interview.
As Harvey Weinstein’s trial process began in New York this week, Stephen Quinn from CBC Radio‘s Early Edition interviewed EVA BC’s Executive Director Tracy Porteous to talk about the impacts of the #MeToo movement outside the entertainment industry: The Early … Continue reading
City TV’s Breakfast Television sat down with EVA BC’s Executive Director, Tracy Porteous, and Myrna Dawson, Director of the Canadian Femicide Observatory for Justice & Accountability, to talk about “Supergirl” actress Melissa Benoist who recently spoke up about an abusive … Continue reading
This CBC article spotlights ways to increase safety for women leaving an abusive partner, including support programs such as community-based advocacy programs, housing, supervised custody drop-off, and government child support. The article links to a CBC Early Edition segment that … Continue reading