Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

A selection of recent news articles on missing and murdered Indigenous women in Canada: CBC (August 12, 2014):  Winnipeg monument honours missing, murdered aboriginal women Maclean’s (August 26, 2014): Cops: Missing, murdered aboriginal women not just police issue CTV (August 27, 2014):  Mulcair, premiers call for inquiry into missing aboriginal women CBC (August 28, 2014): Murdered aboriginal […]

Regina: Call for Presentations: Community-Based Research Showcase

From the University of Regina Community Research Unit: Call for Presentations: Community-Based Research Showcase Has your organization: • Created an innovative community program? • Studied how to better serve clients? • Conducted interviews? • Created a documentary? • Written a report or brief on an issue? • Done any other type of research? Or, have […]

October 6-8: 3-day Violence Risk Assessment & Management Workshop

From the University of Regina: The University of Regina is pleased to present a 3-day Violence Risk Assessment & Management Workshop, in partnership with ProActive ReSolutions Inc.  The Workshop is taking place October 6-8, 2014 at the University of Regina. Violence in higher education settings is a serious problem that has gained a great deal […]

Job Posting: Domestic Violence Counsellor at Regina Transition House

View the posting on SaskJobs here.   Domestic Violence Counsellor Job Order #: 5384687 Employer Name: Regina Transition Women’s Society Wage/Salary Info: $20.98 to start as per Collective Agreement Posted Date: 27-Aug-2014 Location: REGINA # of Positions: 2 Employment Terms: Casual Education: Completed at least some post-secondary Experience: 1-2 Years Apply By: 08-Sep-2014 How to […]

Job Posting: Outreach Advocate at Regina Transition House

View the posting on SaskJobs here. Outreach Advocate  Job Order #: 5384864 Employer Name: Regina Transition Women’s Society Wage/Salary Info: $20.98 to start as per collective agreement. Posted Date: 27-Aug-2014 Location: REGINA # of Positions: 1 Employment Terms: Temporary:F-T Length of Employment: One year (to be reviewed at end of term) Education: University Bachelor’s Degree Experience: […]

CBC: Cyberbullying impact on women and girls

Cyberbullying has ‘hugely disproportionate impact on women and girls’ B.C. group wants government to address ‘cyber misogyny’ By Brett Throop, CBC News Posted: Aug 08, 2014  When Canadian teen Amanda Todd committed suicide after intimate photos of her were circulated online, the media referred to the circumstances as a case of cyberbullying. But according to a Vancouver-based women’s advocacy group, […]

Regina Leader Post: RCMP Awareness About Violence Against Women

Raising awareness about violence against women BY KERRY BENJOE, LEADER-POST AUGUST 13, 2014 The Royal Canadian Mounted Police, the Native Women’s Association of Canada, and the Assembly of First Nations have partnered on a national poster campaign to help raise awareness about preventing family violence and missing persons. The three posters were created to support increased […]