It’s been three years since the Ending Violence Association of Canada (EVA CAN) began working towards our vision of a coordinated, collaborative multi-sectoral approach to gendered based violence (GBV) in Canada. EVA CAN was successful in continuing our partnership with the Canadian Football League sustaining their workplace policy and program to address and prevent violence against women. This year’s partnership included the development of videos featuring men standing up and speaking out against GBV. These videos along with a full page game program ad were highlighted as part of CFL play offs as well as the Grey Cup. EVA CAN also provided valuable subject matter expertise to the development of social policy surrounding the criminal justice response to sexual violence. Over the past year, we have grown, welcoming two new Board members, Michelle Smith from York Region and Arlene Gaudreault from Quebec. Our recruitment efforts continue as we seek to build strong national alliances with representation across all social identities, sectors, provinces, territories, Indigenous lands and Metis communities responding to GBA in Canada.
Annual Report 2017-2018