May 29, 2011
BC 211 is British Columbia's directory of community, social and government services. Available online or by dialling 211, where staff are available 24/7 to assist those looking for services.
Keywords: Online Resource , Children and Youth, Disability, Government Policy, Homelessness, Housing, Indigenous, Legal Aid, Mental Health, Seniors and Elders, Tenants' Rights, Unemployment, Violence, Welfare, Women, British Columbia, Manuals and guides
May 25, 2011
The Step it Up Campaign is working to end violence against women. Its goal is to encourage women, children and communities across the province to get involved in actions to spread the word about the...
Keywords: Online Resource , Violence, Women, Campaigns and initiatives, Ontario
November 18, 2010
Mary-Ellen Proctor, the executive director of Fort McMurry's only women's shelter, started a hunger strike to push the government to fund more beds for women fleeing abuse in the oil field town. More...
Keywords: Article , Alberta, Violence, Women
August 17, 2010
In the town at the heart of the oil sands, the women's transition house is struggling to house women fleeing abuse. This year the transition house was forced to turn over 400 women and their children...
Keywords: Article , Alberta, Violence, Women
March 29, 2010
The City of Prince George's directory of advocacy services.
Keywords: Online Resource , advocacy directory, Debt and Consumer Law, Disability, Homelessness, Housing, Legal Aid, Tenants' Rights, Unemployment, Violence, Welfare, British Columbia, Directories
March 25, 2010
The Violence Prevention Initiative of the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador reflects government’s commitment to addressing the problem of violence in this province. The Initiative is a six year...
Keywords: Online Resource , child abuse, Children and Youth, Disability, elder abuse, Seniors and Elders, Violence, violence against women, violence prevention, Women, Campaigns and initiatives, Newfoundland, Government information
November 26, 2009
'We Can End All Violence against Women' ('We Can' for short) is an international campaign that seeks to end gender-based violence. They are building a broad social movement that challenges and...
Keywords: Online Resource , Violence, violence against women, Women, British Columbia, Campaigns and initiatives
September 8, 2008
Battered Women's Support Services (BWSS) Immigrant Women Engagement in the Legal System project has released their first report, Engaging Immigrant Women In The Legal System-Community Engagement...
Keywords: Article , Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Research, LGBTQ, News, Violence, Women, British Columbia
June 26, 2007
Last week, at the National Aboriginal Women's Summit, the Minister for Heritage and the Status of Women announced five years of funding to build and support women's shelters on reserves. According to...
Keywords: Article , Indigenous, News, Violence, Women, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Yukon, All of Canada
February 27, 2007
For the past eight years native groups have been asking the BC government for an inquiry into the death of Frank Paul. Frank Paul, a Mi'kmaq man from New Brunswick, died of exposure after police left...
Keywords: Article , Human Rights, Indigenous, News, Violence, British Columbia
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