News Room - Press Releases

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

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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. ...

Press Conference - National Women’s Groups Coalition to speak on Supreme Court case of the Murder of Cindy Gladue

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Tuesday, October 9, 2018
Press Conference - National Women’s Groups Coalitionto speak on Supreme Court case of the Murder of Cindy Gladue ...

Vancouver Rape Relief's letter to Minister Trevano

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Friday, July 20, 2018
Honorable Claire TrevenaMinister of Transportation and InfrastructureBritish Columbia Via Email: [email protected] July 20, 2018 ...

Press Release: March 8 - International Women’s Day - Vancouver Rape Relief is Calling on the Provincial Government to Take Action Against Male Violence Against Women

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Thursday, March 8, 2018
[VANCOUVER, B.C.] March 8th, International Women’s Day, is a day for celebration of the gains women have made while calling on governments to act diligently to advance the status of women in ...

Press Release: Vancouver Man to be Sentenced in BC Supreme Court for Pimping Young Women and Girls

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Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Vancouver Man to be Sentenced in BC Supreme Courtfor Pimping Young Women and Girls  ...

Press Release: December 6 – National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

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Tuesday, December 5, 2017
On the eve of December 6; the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, Vancouver Rape Relief and Women’s Shelter is releasing its latest statistics from frontline cri ...

Press Release: #MeToo - encouraging campaign that we must push forward

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Monday, October 16, 2017
[VANCOUVER, B.C.] In the last 24 hours, women all over North America have revealed they were victims of sexual assault by posting #MeToo on their Twitter and Facebook pages. ...

Press Release: Vancouver women’s groups statement regarding charges against VPD detective constable Jim Fisher

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Saturday, December 31, 2016
[Vancouver, B.C.] Today, Saturday, December 31, 2016, The Vancouver Abolition Coalition issued a statement urging the VPD to reconsider policies and practices that isolate women witnesses from inde ...

Press Release: Vancouver Police Department Enables Men to Buy Women in Prostitution

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Tuesday, December 6, 2016
[VANCOUVER, B.C.] It has been two years since the Canadian Parliament passed the law to criminalize buyers of sex. ...