Award-Winning #WhoWillYouHelp Campaign Continues to Raise Awareness and Challenge Norms

Province Marking International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women Ontario’s multi-media public education campaign to prevent sexual violence and harassment continues to raise awareness and receive recognition. The #WhoWillYouHelp campaign recently won four...

Orange the world during the United Nations 16 days of activism against gender based violence

Rabble.ca, written by DOREEN NICOLL, on Nov 25, 2016 As the sun sets tonight on International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, the sky will take on a beautiful orange tinge as cities, towns and villages Orange the World to create a brighter future for women and...

18 Canadian Forces members took their own lives in 2015, with army members most at risk

Soldiers who served overseas at higher risk of suicide CBC News, written by Tom Parry, on Nov 23, 2016 A new report by the Canadian Forces shows that soldiers who have been deployed overseas are at a higher risk of taking their own lives. The Canadian Forces annual report on...

Corrections brings in third party to investigate sexual recordings at Edmonton Institution

‘I expect … an end to toxic workplace behaviour,’ Ralph Goodale says CBC News, written by Marion Warnica,  on Nov 23, 2016 Canada’s minister of public safety is calling on authorities to thoroughly investigate and put an end to alleged harassment at...

Nunavut prepares for ‘long and complicated’ fight against Big Tobacco

Territory with Canada’s highest smoking rate looks to sue for health-care costs CBC News, written by By Elyse Skura, on Nov 23, 2016 Nunavut, the territory with Canada’s highest smoking rate, is looking for a law firm to represent it in its case against tobacco...

Queen’s University investigates ‘shockingly racist’ student costume party

Alma Mater Society says such events ‘undermine’ school’s ability to provide ‘respectful campus environment’ CBC News, on Nov 23, 2016 Queen’s University is investigating after photos appeared online showing white people dressed as Buddhist...