domestic violence

A staff member carries bedding in one of the suites at Toronto’s Interval House, an emergency shelter for women in abusive situations, on Monday February 6, 2017. A new national survey by Women’s Shelters Canada offers a glimpse into the experiences of front-line workers and women fleeing violence during the COVID-19 pandemic, with reports of clients facing more violence that is also increasing in severity. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

Canada-wide survey of women’s shelters shows abuse more severe during pandemic

Shelters also noted an increase and escalation in physical violence


Candlelight vigils are held to mark the anniversary of the Montreal Massacre at Ecole Polytechnique, on Dec.6 1989. (Erin Christie/Black Press)

‘16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence’ launched by Campbell River and North Island Transition Society

The Campbell River Transition Society has created a blueprint for action against…


Angela Marie MacDougall, executive director of Battered Women’s Support Services, poses for a photograph in Vancouver, on Tuesday, October 13, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

‘It’s like a pressure cooker in the house:’ Calls to helplines in Canada jump in pandemic

Calls tripled in the spring in B.C. before levelling off in the summer


Federal NDP looks to criminalize domestic emotional abuse with new law

MP Randall Garrison introduces private member’s bill

Feds double COVID-19 fund for abused women to $100 million

Data shows that one in 10 women is very or extremely concerned about possibility of violence during pandemic

Abuse rarely stops without intervention – RCMP

The Campbell River RCMP responded to 48 reports related to domestic violence…

  • Jul 13, 2020

Domestic assault suspect apprehended by Campbell River RCMP

The suspect from a domestic violence incident reported on June 9, was…

Roadblocks and vehicle stoppages employed in search for domestic violence suspect

RCMP express appreciation for the public’s patience during incident

COVID-19 and the concern of increased risk of violence in our community

Campbell River resources are open and ready to assist those experiencing or at risk of violence

  • May 4, 2020

Nova Scotia mass murder shows the public threat of domestic violence, say experts

The agency recorded 945 intimate partner homicides between 2008 and 2018

Campbell River RCMP continue domestic violence awareness campaign

40 incidences of domestic violence in February, with another five related to breach of conditions

Campbell River RCMP responded to 40 incidences of domestic violence in January

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT: Police note that often the domestic violence has occurred before

  • Feb 7, 2020