Ending Violence Blog

Via our award winning blog Battered Women’s Support Services provides education and advocacy as we work towards the elimination of violence.

Earth Day 2018

This Earth Day, My Sister's Closet, eco-thrift boutique is making it easier for you to make the switch to thrift. On Sunday, April 22nd shop and receive 25% off or recycle by dropping off a clothing donation and receive 35% off on in store purchases! Earth Day hours...

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Prevention of Violence against Women Week 2018

For thousands of women and their children across Canada there is no “Home Sweet Home”. For Prevention of Violence against Women Week, April 15-21, 2018, Battered Women's Support Services presents "Home Sweet Home", a provocative video that poignantly confronts the...

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Volunteer Recognition Event 2018

On March 7, 2018  we honoured the over 150 people who volunteer at BWSS through our various programs and services at our annual volunteer recognition dinner. Each year BWSS celebrates these wonderful women during the week of International Women’s Day. We celebrated 80...

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Why Commemorate International Women’s Day?

Why We Commemorate International Women’s Day You have probably seen a lot on social media about International Women’s Day. International Women’s Day is being packaged and sold for a discount in the guise of empowerment and equity. This so called celebration of Women’s...

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BWSS Celebrates International Women’s Day 2018

International Women's Day 2018 to be commemorated in a year that saw women from all walks of life rise up in protests, power building and advocacy over issues of equality and harassment. BWSS is proud to be part of engaged communities working for change as we continue...

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TEDx ECUAD 2018 | “Equilibrium”

All over the world, people are coming together for TEDx talks given by exceptional individuals who have ideas or experiences that can affect change. This year’s TEDx ECUAD theme is “Equilibrium” which focuses on “balance, inner peace and the dynamics of opposing...

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BC Budget 2018

BC Budget - a step in the right direction, though leaves important questions unanswered PRESS RELEASE For immediate release February 20, 2018   Vancouver, B.C. –On Tuesday, February 20, 2018 the British Columbia provincial government announced the 2018 BC...

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