This CBC article spotlights an interview with EVA BC’s Executive Director about the Saskatchewan Roughriders’ decision to release defensive back Justin Cox after being informed of an incident involving domestic violence: Roughriders cutting Cox the right move, says anti-violence crusader.
This article spotlights a Department of Justice knowledge exchange conference that took place on March 8, led by Federal Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould, to address the justice system’s response to sexual assault – Appetite for a new legal approach to sexual assault … Continue reading
In 2016, the Ending Violence Association of Canada (EVA Canada) developed a series of 14 Briefing Notes on gender-based violence as a resource to support the work of Status of Women Canada and Department of Justice Canada in the development … Continue reading
The University of Northern B.C.’s sexual violence task force has released 13 recommendations on how to address campus sexual violence, highlighted in this Prince George Citizen article – UNBC receives sexual violence report recommendations. Our Executive Director Tracy Porteous is also interviewed … Continue reading
CBC Radio Canada interviewed EVA BC’s Executive Director Tracy Porteous on a new 52-page report released by UBC this week with recommendations on the university’s approach and response to sexual assaults – Interview with Tracy Porteous: Une Politique Pour Contrer Les Agressions Sexuelles à … Continue reading
Inspiring change-makers at a Regional Roundtable on August 31st, 2016, as part of the engagement process to inform the development of a Federal Strategy Against Gender-Based Violence.
Global News spotlights Saskatchewan Roughrider defensive lineman Tearrius George’s announcement that he is retiring after a domestic-related assault charge came to the team’s attention – Tearrius George retiring from football after alleged domestic violence incident
Ending Violence Association of BC’s Executive Director Tracy Porteous was invited join fellow social change makers on a panel at the National Congress of the CFL in Toronto on April 5th, 2016. Tracy spoke about the CFL Violence Against Women policy, our #BeMoreThanABystander program … Continue reading
This Globe and Mail article spotlights 10 recommendations for reporting sexual assault on campus, including a “third-party” reporting mechanism. The recommendations are coming later this spring from the Western Canada Sexual Assault Initiative, a group of four provincial sexual-assault response … Continue reading
This CBC article spotlights the launch of the Be More Than A Bystander campaign by the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, modelled after EVA BC’s partnership with the BC Lions – Blue Bombers launch anti-violence against women campaign