B.C. Federation of Labour president Laird Cronk attended a recent Be More Than A Bystander training session for men, through the B.C. Centre for Women in the Trades, delivered in partnership between EVA BC and the BC Lions. In this … Continue reading
The BC Lions have announced a donation of nearly $10,000 to the Ending Violence Association of British Columbia, from the proceeds of the latest edition of the Felions Dance Team calendar that was sold at all home games and various … Continue reading
This Global News article spotlights a town hall meeting in Regina last week during which an oil worker asked Prime Minister Trudeau to clarify comments he made about the ‘gender impact’ of construction workers in rural communities (see this Toronto … 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
“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.
The United Steelworkers (USW) have partnered with EVA BC and the BC Lions on our Be More Than A Bystander Program, giving steelworkers the education and tools they need to speak up when they see gender-based violence happening in the … Continue reading