Can work be safe when home isn’t? We need your help ! The on-line survey closes June 6th. On December 6, the Canadian Labour Congress and the University of Western Ontario launched the first-ever national survey on the impact of domestic violence on workers and workplaces. All workers in Canada over the age of 15 are invited to fill out a 10 –30 minute online survey to help us learn more about this important issue. We need your help to...
Tuesday, Jun 3 2014
Thursday, Dec 5 2013December 6 is the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women in Canada, marking the anniversary of the 1989 murders of 14 young women at l'École Polytechnique de Montréal. On this day we remember these young women murdered because they were women, just as they were getting the education they needed to take on challenging careers in a field where women are under-represented. December 6 is also a day to reflect on the prevalence of violence against...
Friday, Sep 20 2013Despite decades of research, education, lobbying and activism, violence against women and girls continues to be widely tolerated in Canada. In recent years, Canada has seen dramatic cuts in funding to organizations that support victims of violence or who advocate for better policies and protections on their behalf. We have seen little commitment or effort by governments to eradicate violence against women. As part of the ongoing struggle to end violence against women, CRIAW/ICREF is announcing the launch of its...
Thursday, Feb 1 2007The Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) and the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions (CFNU) believe that it is the right of all nurses to work in an environment that is free from violence.