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
This Georgia Straight article reproduces six MLA statements from Monday’s sitting at the B.C. legislature. MLA Mitzi Dean spoke about the epidemic of violence against women, noting: “It is time to raise awareness of this issue and mobilize our resources to … Continue reading