Despite the daily barrage of patriarchal terrorism in our own neighbourhoods, the self-styled feminist government of Justin Trudeau acts in a manner inconsistent with the extent of the crisis.
David J. Climenhaga
Chris Alexander wasn’t waving his finger in time with the chanters, he said yesterday. He was trying to get the crowd to stop. Seriously, I'm not making this up.
This episode of GroundWire Community Radio News takes a focus on gender-based violence.
Meghan Murphy speaks with Hilla Kerner about Vancouver Rape Relief's Montreal Massacre Memorial event, taking place on December 5, 2015.
A selection of highlights from the blog this week
This is a special edition to commemorate the École Polytechnique Massacre that occurred in Montréal on December 6, 1989, and more broadly, the ongoing violence against women.
In 1989, a man walked into the École Polytechnique in Montreal and killed 14 women engineering students. We speak with Elinor Warkentin who was involved in creating a monument in Vancouver.
Women's Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF)
Peace and justice are foundational conditions of equality. Violence against women must end.
In an act of "sick and twisted" irony, Canada's new prostitution law takes effect on December 6, the anniversary of the Montreal Massacre and a day now set aside to mourn violence against women.
Domestic violence is a workplace issue. Labour, government and employers are going to meet to discuss potential solutions to address domestic violence.