EVA BC has signed an open letter alongside women’s and feminist groups across Canada, urging the Canadian government to withdraw proposed legislative changes to refugee rights in the federal budget bill (Bill C-97) that would especially harm women and children … Continue reading
Ending Violence Association of BC’s Community Coordination for Women’s Safety (CCWS) Program is looking for a Regional Coordinator to join the team. If you’re interested in this exciting work, please take a look at our job posting: CCWS Regional Coordinator.
This morning, Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister of International Development and Minister for Women and Gender Equality, announced that the government will invest $5.3M in organizations serving women from across the Lower Mainland to support sustainable women’s movement under the Capacity-building … Continue reading
This Dawson Creek Mirror article spotlights a recent trip by our Be More Than a Bystander Program in Dawson Creek – BC Lions come to DC to speak up on violence against women.
B.C. Federation of Labour president Laird Cronk attended a recent Be More Than A Bystander training session for men, through the B.C. Centre for Women in the Trades, delivered in partnership between EVA BC and the BC Lions. In this … Continue reading
This article from the Delta Optimist spotlights a recent visit by our Be More Than A Bystander Program to South Delta Secondary: Lions tell SDSS students not to be a bystander.
The B.C. Green caucus introduced a private members bill this week that would allow tenants to break fixed term leases if staying in their rental unit is a threat to their safety or security – B.C. Greens introduce legislation to allow victims … Continue reading
This CTV News interview with Genesa Greening, President and CEO of BC Women’s Hospital Foundation, shines a spotlight on the cost of intimate partner violence (IPV), the importance of trauma-informed care, the barriers for women experiencing IPV, solutions, and resources … Continue reading
The BC Lions have announced a donation of nearly $10,000 to the Ending Violence Association of British Columbia, from the proceeds of the latest edition of the Felions Dance Team calendar that was sold at all home games and various … Continue reading
This Global News article spotlights a town hall meeting in Regina last week during which an oil worker asked Prime Minister Trudeau to clarify comments he made about the ‘gender impact’ of construction workers in rural communities (see this Toronto … Continue reading