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.
Colleagues and friends of CCWS Regional Coordinator Gail Edinger gathered together on June 7th for a retirement party to celebrate her many contributions to anti-violence work over the years and to wish her well on the road ahead. Many long-time … Continue reading
We were honoured to be invited to Victoria yesterday to present our Be More Than A Bystander Program in the BC Legislature. EVA BC’s Executive Director Tracy Porteous, along with retired BC Lions JR LaRose, and Jamie Taras, BC Lions’ … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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
This article from the Coast Reporter spotlights a recent Be More Than a Bystander presentation delivered by JR LaRose at the annual Mentors in Violence Prevention Student Summit in Sechelt, BC – Student summit focuses on abuse prevention.
This Castlegar News article spotlights a recent visit by BC Lions’ Matt Bucknor and Jeremiah Johnson to Castlegar, BC, to deliver our Be More Than A Bystander presentation to students at Stanley Humphries Secondary School – “Be More Than a Bystander” encourages men … Continue reading
This Arrow Lakes News article spotlights a recent visit by Matt Bucknor and Jeremiah Johnson of the BC Lions to deliver our Be More Than A Bystander presentation to students at Nakusp Secondary School in Nakusp, BC – BC Lions give youth … Continue reading
This Terrace Standard article spotlights a visit to Vernon Secondary School this week where BC Lions Matt Bucknor and Jeremiah Johnson spoke with students about our Be More Than A Bystander program – B.C. Lions Urge Vernon Students to Make a … Continue reading