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.
Canada’s federal Divorce Act will soon change in significant ways. Professor Emerita Linda C. Neilson and Professor Emerita Susan B. Boyd from Peter A Allard School of Law are kindly sharing the attached document they developed for public information purposes, INTERPRETING THE NEW DIVORCE ACT, RULES OF STATUTORY INTERPRETATION & SENATE OBSERVATIONS. The … Continue reading
A new legal program will provide up to five hours of advice to victims of workplace sexual harassment. CBC Article – Free legal service launches for victims of workplace sexual harassment. Vancouver Sun Article – Funding provides up to five hours … Continue reading
New legislation was introduced on March 3 which would allow victims and survivors of domestic or sexual violence to take five days of paid leave from their jobs. Please find a round up of news media spotlighting this announcement: BC … Continue reading
This Bezinga Article spotlights the SHARP Workplaces program that aims to help workers facing sexual harassment on the job, co-led by Community Legal Assistance Society (CLAS) and the Ending Violence Association of British Columbia (EVA BC).
Champions for Equality is a new campaign launched by the Honourable Janet Austin, Lieutenant Governor of BC, in partnership with the BC Gender Equity Office. The Campaign highlights and celebrates the work of women leaders in BC. The stories of … Continue reading
In this Op-Ed, Red Seal carpenter Kristine Byers writes about the challenges of being a woman in a male-dominated industry, and speaks to changes that are now taking place to reduce barriers faced by women in the trades, including a … Continue reading
EVA BC’s Executive Director was interviewed by Chris Walker on CBC Daybreak South to talk about the RCMP release of their review of sexual assault reporting at the Kelowna RCMP detachment and the importance of mandatory comprehensive sexual assault training … Continue reading
EVA BC’s Executive Director Tracy Porteous was interviewed by various radio outlets to talk about the new legislation introduced yesterday which, if enacted, will allow victims and survivors of domestic or sexual violence to take five days of paid leave … Continue reading