In this Vancouver Sun Op-Ed, Dr. Bevan Hughes, co-director of clinical services in the Department of Anesthesia at Vancouver General Hospital, and Tracy Porteous, Executive Director of EVA BC, write that while we have been able to flatten the COVID-19 … Continue reading
BC Women’s Health Foundation has created face masks to raise funds and awareness for gender-based violence. 100% of the net proceeds from their Ending Violence Together Mask will be donated to EVA BC to support community-based anti-violence services and cross-sector … Continue reading
This India Education Diary article spotlights UBC’s announcement of 2020 honorary degrees, recognizing seventeen individuals for their substantial contributions to society. EVA BC’s Executive Director, Tracy Porteous, is one of the recipients this year: UBC announces 2020 honorary degrees.
In this Powell River Peak, EVA BC’s Executive Direct advocates for more communication from police in the aftermath of a domestic homicide on Salt Spring Island earlier this month – Deadly act of domestic violence sparks calls for police to … Continue reading
Via CBC’s All Points West: “The family of Salt Spring Island, B.C.’s Jennifer Quesnel wants the public to know the truth about her death. In a letter shared with the media they say the mother of three was ambushed and … Continue reading
Local 1518 of the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) has generously donated $20,000 to Ending Violence Association of BC (EVA BC) to help EVA BC purchase and distribute personal protective equipment to anti-violence workers across the province to help … Continue reading
Visions Magazine’s latest edition is focussed on workplace harassment and bullying. EVA BC’s Misha Dhillon and MOSAIC’s Ninu Kang contributed an article for the edition: Gender-Based Violence and Harassment in the Workplace: Working together to create safer workplaces and communities.
This Global News article focusses on the pandemic within a pandemic, and how to talk about it: Coronavirus, N.S. Mass Shooting Put Spotlight on Domestic Violence. In the article, Kristi Yuris, EVA BC’s Program Manager says “[s]urvivors who are in … Continue reading
EVA BC’s Community Coordination for Women’s Safety program (CCWS) recently developed a Backgrounder on Sexual Assault Coordination Initiatives. This resource is intended to give organizations an overview of sexual assault coordination, including its history, its importance, and its benefits. This … Continue reading
The Government of BC announced earlier this week $10 million to support the delivery and co-ordinated emergency sexual assault response services in BC. Please find a selection of media spotlighting this new 3-year Grant Program. Radio: Interview with Tracy Porteous … Continue reading