The SHARP Workplaces project has produced new posters, each aimed at a separate audience: Nonprofits, Small Business, and Indigenous Communities. They provide information on the training components that EVA BC offers regarding sexual harassment in the workplace. Please share these … Continue reading
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday announced an immediate ban on “assault-style” firearms. In his remarks, Trudeau spoke about mass shootings such as at École Polytechnique in 1989; at a Quebec City mosque in 2017; and most recently in Nova … Continue reading
This CBC article highlights how frontline support services are preparing for an increase in gender-based violence during COVID-19 – Domestic violence organizations prepare possible surge due to COVID-19 isolation.
Please find below a poster with resources and supports for folks impacted by gender-based violence during COVID-19. We invite you to share widely. EVA BC Poster Colour: Help is Available During COVID-19 EVA BC Poster Black and White: Help is … Continue reading
EVA BC is pleased to join Justice COVID-19 Response Group, to support government response to the impact of restrictive public health measures on the justice system – Provincial Justice System Advisory Groups Established. Surrey-Now Leader article: BC creates advisory groups … Continue reading
EVA BC’s Executive Director Tracy Porteous was interviewed on the Lynda Steele Show on Global News Radio CKNW 980 about the Nova Scotia massacre and the role that domestic violence may have played in this and many other mass violent … Continue reading
EVA BC’s Safe Choices LGBT2SQ+ Support and Education Program recently offered a provincial webinar – Addressing Domestic Violence in LGBT2SQ+ Communities Across BC – for anti-violence, social services, health, and justice sector service providers, and community partners. This provincial webinar … Continue reading
Today Uber announced its partnership with organizations supporting survivors of gender-based violence, by providing 50,000 free rides and additional support to shelters and safe spaces in more than 35 cities across 17 countries. “EVA BC is proud to partner with … Continue reading
This CCWS Information Bulletin provides general guidelines to the anti-violence sector on providing coordinated services to minors. Working with minors will always require a case by case basis analysis to determine if they are capable of making decisions about their … Continue reading
This Rocky Mountain Goat article spotlights how for some families, home is not a safe place, during this time of COVID-19 physical distancing: Home isolation a “pressure cooker” for some families, advocate.