These two short video highlight the Be More Than A Bystander Program, and the CFL’s partnership with the Ending Violence Association of Canada. Launched in 2015, the ground breaking partnership aims to increase awareness about gender based violence in Canada by providing training to all players, all coaches and all staff of every CFL team about to the […]
“An organization committed to fighting violence against women should have no place for such a person, as at least one of the team’s major sponsors seems to understand. Barry’s Jewellers quickly condemned the hiring, calling it out for what it was: an effort to turn around a losing team at the expense of the safety […]
This article spotlights the Hamilton Tigercats’ decision around the hiring of Art Briles, a former Baylor University head coach who was fired in the wake of a sexual assault scandal, announcing early Monday that he would be joining the club as an assistant coach. The announcement was greeted with widespread criticism, especially in light of […]
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 growing in Canada.
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 and discusses EVA BC’s Campus Sexual Violence: Guidelines for a Comprehensive Response.
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 l’UBC
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 that paved the way for this policy, and the four other CFL teams that have […]