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In the News Staying Safe

Domestic Violence Doesn't Discriminate

December 14, 2016
The tragic death of Dr. Elana Fric-Shamji has left three children without a mother and a community of family members, friends and colleagues ...

Staying Safe Awareness and Remembrance

Warning Signs for Salon and Spa Professionals

December 07, 2016
Research shows that many people who are being abused by a family member do not go to police. Women and men in abusive relationships will often ...

In the News Awareness and Remembrance Staying Safe

16 Days of Action Against Domestic Violence

November 25, 2016
Domestic violence is an issue that affects us all. You might have even experienced it firsthand yourself. Or maybe you have a friend, a family ...

Staying Safe Awareness and Remembrance

Kindness is Easy - Simple Ways we can all Practice Kindness

November 22, 2016
Acts of kindness can brighten up someone’s day, often more than we even realize. A simple act, even the smallest of ones, can mean so much ...

Staying Safe Awareness and Remembrance

Family Violence Is Drastically Harming Canadians’ Health

November 09, 2016
Every four days in Canada, a woman dies at the hands of a family member. And every single day, there are over 230 reported victims of domestic ...

Awareness and Remembrance

The Famous Five: Our Reason for Celebrating Persons Day

October 19, 2016
Every October, we celebrate Women’s History Month in Canada. Along with it, we recognize Persons Day, which we celebrate on October 18th ...

Young Adults Staying Safe Awareness and Remembrance


September 08, 2016
It’s considered one of the largest modern migrations: students, teachers, and support staff heading back to school!  Backpacks are ...

Awareness and Remembrance Staying Safe

Bystander Basics

September 07, 2016
What is your role as a bystander? Do you know about warning signs and risk factors? You are a powerful being – learn how you can have a ...

Emerging Issues Staying Safe

Exploring the Intersections of Domestic Violence and Sexual Violence

June 24, 2016
Intimate partner sexual violence (IPSV) refers to all forms of sexual violence which occur in the context of an intimate relationship between ...

In the News Emerging Issues Awareness and Remembrance

Say #IBelieveSurvivors #WeBelieveSurvivors

March 23, 2016
On Thursday, March 24th, the verdict in the Jian Ghomeshi sexual assault trial will be delivered. Individuals and organizations are getting ...

In the News Awareness and Remembrance

International Women’s Day 2016: Reflections through a Canadian Lens

March 08, 2016
Canada’s theme for International Women’s Day in 2016 is “Women’s Empowerment Leads to Equality”. It’s a theme ...

Staying Safe Awareness and Remembrance

Family Day

February 08, 2016
February is among the bleakest months so most of us are thrilled to be among the two thirds of Canadians who are entitled to an extra holiday like ...

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