We are pleased to share photos from the November 23rd, 2018 press event for the launch of the new campaign, “Call It Out! Be More Than A Bystander”, a partnership between the CFL, Ending Violence Association of Canada, Status of Women Canada, and the United Steelworkers. All photos taken by Jason Franson.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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
This Vancouver Sun article spotlights the CFL’s domestic violence policy and our Be More Than A Bystander initiative with the BC Lions – Daphne Bramham, Football league leads the way in fighting violence against women
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