Bystander In the News

CFAX 1070 Interview with Tracy Porteous – New Campaign, “Call It Out”

Co-Chair of the Ending Violence Association of Canada, Tracy Porteous, was interviewed by Mark Brennae on CFAX 1070 about the new campaign, “Call It Out! Be More Than A Bystander”, launched during Grey Cup Week in partnership with the CFL, Status of Women Canada, and United Steelworkers: CFAX 1070 Interview.

CFL Teams Up With Organizations to Help End Gender-Based Violence

On November 23rd, 2018, the Canadian Football League (CFL), Ending Violence Association of Canada, Status of Women Canada, and United Steelworkers came together to announce a new campaign, “Call It Out! Be More Than A Bystander”. News Media: O’Leary- Ambrosie, CFL part of campaign to end violence against women – CFL.ca CFL teams up with organizations […]

Be More Than A Bystander and the Grey Cup

The groundwork laid by EVA BC’s Be More Than a Bystander initiative led directly to the creation and implementation of the Canadian Football League’s Policy on Violence Against Women in 2015 that applies to all CFL players, coaches, officials, executives and staff across Canada. The policy was developed in conjunction with anti-violence experts from the Ending Violence […]

#MYActionsMatter Campaign Launches the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence

Today, the Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister of Status of Women, joined players from the Canadian Football League (CFL) to help launch the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence campaign. JR Larose and Jamie Taras from the BC Lions presented the Be More Than A Bystander program to students at Glebe Collegiate Institute to raise awareness about gender-based violence […]

Be More Than A Bystander Videos – Partnership Between the CFL and EVA Canada

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 […]

National CFL Congress Panel

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 […]

Blue Bombers Launch Campaign to End Violence Against Women, Girls

This CBC article spotlights the Winnipeg Blue Bombers partnership with the Manitoba government to launch of Break the Silence on Violence Against Women, a campaign developed in partnership with Ending Violence Association of Canada and similar to our own Be More Than A Bystander initiative  – Blue Bombers launch campaign to end violence against women, girls

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