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New Poll Shows that Many Canadians Support the Criminalization of Men who Buy Sexual Acts from Women

Date: 
Thursday, August 27, 2020
A new national poll conducted by Nanos Research on behalf of the London Abused Women’s Centre (LAWC), Concertation des luttes contre l’exploitation sexuelle (CLES) and the Coalitio ...

Vancouver Rape Relief and Women’s Shelter Statement on the Final Report of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

Date: 
Monday, June 3, 2019
We appreciate the enormous effort made by the commissioners and the tireless Inquiry team resulting with the Final Report of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girl ...

Press Release: Supreme Court Decision of a Re-trial of the Man who Caused Cindy Gladue’s Death is Good, but overall Judgment is Disappointing

Date: 
Friday, May 24, 2019
Earlier this morning, the Supreme Court of Canada delivered its decision in the case of ...

Discrimination Against Women in the Name of Inclusion: A Statement From Vancouver Rape Relief and Women’s Shelter

Date: 
Saturday, March 16, 2019
1. On March 14, 2019, at the end of a flawed and unfair process, Vancouver City Council voted to terminate the yearly grant given to us in support of our public education work. ...

Press Release: December 1st, 2018: Marking 29 years since the Montreal Massacre

Date: 
Friday, November 30, 2018
[VANCOUVER, B.C.] Twenty-nine years ago - on December 6, 1989 - Marc Lépine walked into an engineering class at L’École Polytechnique at the University of Montréal. ...