Twenty groups signed a “Domestic Violence Accord” in Castlegar last week, outlining protocols for each agency in the event a woman should ask for help. Leanna Kozak of Castlegar RCMP Victim Services and Kris Taks of the Castlegar and District Community … Continue reading
EVA BC and West Coast LEAF Media Release – Community Groups Sidelined by Funding Decision in Missing Women Inquiry
EVA BC and West Coast LEAF Media Release – West Coast LEAF and Ending Violence Association of BC (EVA BC) Granted “Limited Standing” at Missing Women Commission of Inquiry.
In recognition of International Women’s Day, EVA BC’s Executive Director, Tracy Porteous, wrote an Opinion-Editorial for the Georgia Straight – Tracy Porteous: An International Women’s Day Call for Action on Violence in B.C.
Burns Lake, B.C. – 17-year old Chassidy Charlie of Burns Lake is the third young woman to be murdered in northern BC in recent months. 36-year old Cynthia Maas of Prince George, and 15-year old Loren Donn Leslie of Fraser … Continue reading
The Ending Violence Association of BC wants to express our deepest sympathy to the families and friends of women who have been murdered across the province in recent months, including Chassidy Charlie who was murdered last week near Burns Lake. … Continue reading
EVA BC Media Release – BC Suffers High Rates of Missing and Murdered Women and Girls.
Former EVA BC Board Co-Chair, Marsha Early, recently received the Bill McFarland Award for “outstanding devotion to the prevention of child abuse throughout her career and her lifelong efforts at work and in the community in the areas of child … Continue reading
New sex offences listed under the proposed Protecting Children from Sexual Predators Act announced today in Toronto by Justice Minister Rob Nicholson. Visit CBC News to read the article.
Vancouver Sun article discussing new developments in forensic toxicology that could have implications for drug-facilitated sexual assault cases – Hair Test Portends Dramatic Shift in Date-Rape Trials: Toxicologist.