New Federal Legislation to Increase Safety for Women

Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould introduced Bill C-78 this week, which comes on the heels of bold reforms which were introduced last month in C-75.  These bills make concrete improvements to the family law and criminal justice systems. Please find a link to an op-ed in response to Bill C-78 by Tracy Porteous, Executive Director of the Ending Violence Association of BC, and Heidi Illingworth, Executive Director of the Canadian Resource Centre for Victims of Crime – Op-Ed – New Legislation to Increase Safety for Women.