6 news items
Kitchener hosts provincial conference on violence against women
(Posted : February 26, 2008) - A three-day provincially-funded conference is bringing together 850 police, health care and community workers to help end violence against women.
Ontario government launches campaign to address violence against Aboriginal women
(Posted : November 28, 2007) - To address violence against Aboriginal women, the Ontario government is funding an Aboriginal adapted version of the successful Neighbours, Friends and Families campaign. The government will provide $476,000 over two years to the Ontario Federation of Indian Friendship Centres to implement the Kanawayhitowin campaign in Aboriginal communities across Ontario.
Province introduces standards, watchdog agency for retirement homes
(Posted : September 12, 2007) - The Ontario government plans to introduce consumer legislation that will create standards of care for retirement homes as well as an agency to enforce them.
Call for proposals to develop family law public legal education materials
(Posted : September 11, 2007) - Family Law Education for Women (FLEW) is inviting community organizations to submit a proposal to partner in the development and delivery of family law public legal education materials for women. All proposals must be received by October 15, 2007.
New program trains health workers to find early signs of domestic abuse
(Posted : August 30, 2007) - The Ontario government has announced it is launching a program to train emergency room doctors and nurses to detect early signs of domestic violence.
Program trains teachers to assist children exposed to domestic abuse
(Posted : August 30, 2007) - The Ontario government has announced is it launching a program to train educators in the French-language elementary school system to recognize and assist children who are exposed to domestic violence.