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Open letter to B.C. Minster of Justice, David Eby on Provincial Court Family Rules Project

Open letter to B.C. Minster of Justice, David Eby on Provincial Court Family Rules Project

BWSS is aware that the Ministry of Justice is currently involved in a project amending the Provincial Court (Family) Rules (“PCFR”). As part of the consultation process, representatives from BWSS participated in a consultation with various members of the Ministry of Justice on October 11, 2017. Regrettably, our participation in the consultation and our initial… Continue Reading >>

Imagine a World with Freedom and Justice

Imagine a World with Freedom and Justice

35 Days Away from Angela Davis and 1,500 Tickets Sold Get Tickets Now! Angela Davis has spent decades as an activist, author and scholar expressing ideas that remain at the forefront, on important issues of race, women’s rights, capitalism and justice. Private reception is now sold out but excellent seats are still available. Don’t miss… Continue Reading >>

Angela Davis in Vancouver, Tickets on Sale Now!

Angela Davis in Vancouver, Tickets on Sale Now!

Battered Women’s Support Services is honoured to present Angela Davis at the Orpheum Theatre on November 29, 2017 Tickets are available now on the Ticketmaster website. Tickets:  A range of ticket options are available. Ticket with a preshow reception with Angela Davis at 6PM $100 General admission tickets available at $30, $40 & $50 Get involved: … Continue Reading >>

Update from National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Hearings in Smithers, BC

Update from National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Hearings in Smithers, BC

On September 21, 2017 a team from Battered Women’s Support Services headed north to Prince Rupert, Tsimshian Territory, BC from Vancouver Coast Salish Territories. A 350-kilometre journey from Prince Rupert to Smithers, Wet’suwet’en Territory, BC on the, Highway of Tears, where the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls hearings began on… Continue Reading >>

AWARE Achieving and Maintaining Employment Workshop Series

AWARE Achieving and Maintaining Employment Workshop Series

Battered Women’s Support Services, Advancing Women’s Awareness Program Workshop Series: Achieving and Maintaining Employment Is a workshop series starting Monday, October 16th for 3 consecutive Mondays from 11am – 2pm. All of the workshop details are in the poster attached. Please distribute the poster amongst your contacts. All women are welcome. Topics covered in the workshops… Continue Reading >>

Transitions Workshops

Transitions Workshops

SEX ECONOMIES, Individual Exploration workshops. October 5th to November 6th 10 AM TO 12 NOON A series of Individual Exploration Workshops that will support participants to identify short and long term goals and take action steps towards achieving them. The group welcomes: • Self- Identified women who have in the past or who are currently… Continue Reading >>

Legal Services and Advocacy Program Update

Legal Services and Advocacy Program Update

We congratulate Niki Sharma, who has recently accepted a position working with the provincial government and will leave the position of Manager, Legal Services and Advocacy.  Though it is difficult to see Niki leave BWSS it is wonderful to know she will apply her talents towards making British Columbia a better place. Niki shared this… Continue Reading >>