Canada’s federal Minister of Labour Filomena Tassi announced a new workplace sexual harassment prevention training program today that will be delivered to over 10,000 workers who are employed on B.C.’s waterfronts. The B.C. Maritime Employers Association was given $3.9 million … Continue reading
A new campaign from police in Abbotsford, B.C. — timed to coincide with Valentine’s Day — is encouraging victims of domestic violence to speak out and seek help. Police in B.C. have noticed an uptick in intimate partner violence against … Continue reading
Congratulations to the winners of this year’s Community Safety and Crime Prevention Awards for outstanding contributions toward crime prevention and community safety in BC. The Community Safety and Crime Prevention Awards honour the incredible leaders and innovators who develop and … Continue reading
Earlier this week, EVA BC announced twenty-three organizations from across BC will receive grants to support the delivery of coordinated emergency sexual assault response services. EVA BC is administering a three-year, $10-million Emergency Sexual Assault Services (ESAS) grant program. The services that … Continue reading
EVA BC will be distributing $10 million over three years through our Emergency Sexual Assault Services (ESAS) grant program to 23 organizations, including the Central Okanagan Elizabeth Fry Society (COEFS) in Kelowna, the Okanagan Nation Alliance based in Westbank, and … Continue reading
The Elizabeth Fry Society will be receiving a portion of a three-year, $10-million Emergency Sexual Assault Services (ESAS) grant program distributed by EVA BC to 23 BC organizations. More via My Prince George Now.
This Op-Ed by Grace Lore speaks to how the need for action on ending gender-based violence has been amplified by pandemic. More via The Province.
EVA BC’s Associate Executive Director, Ninu Kang, was interviewed by Connect FM 91.5 about EVA BC’s work, gender-based violence, advocating for increased funding support for front line anti-violence services, the impacts of COVID-19 on our sector, and much more. Connect … Continue reading
This BCIT News article spotlights a new report released by the BC Women’s Health Foundation in partnership with the Blue Cross that discusses how women are disproportionately affected by COVID-19 compared to men. EVA BC’s Associate Executive Director, Ninu Kang, … Continue reading
The Okanagan Nation Alliance (ONA) has received $500,000 that will be going towards sexual assault response service programs over the next three years. The new funding comes from a Grant Program coordinated by EVA BC that supports organizations with the … Continue reading