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
In this Release, the Coalition on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls calls on the BC Government to ensure a permanent, safe, affordable, and reliable transit solution in rural and remote areas to respond to the elimination of Greyhound … Continue reading
In this Letter to the Editor, EVA BC responds to a recent Globe and Mail opinion piece by Gary Mason, The Many Voices of #MeToo Yet to be Heard, about how #MeToo presents an opportunity for social change and the crucial role … 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.
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