December 6th Candlelight Vigil

  December 6, 1989 − December 6, 2015: Keeping Their Legacy Alive December 6, 1989: in 22 minutes, 27 people were injured and 14 women were killed at Montreal’s École Polytechnique by a gunman before he turned the trigger on himself. The gunman had studied for admission to the school, but was not accepted – a decision he blamed on “affirmative action” policies...
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LUNAFEST®

Lunafest supported by SAVIS of Halton
SAVIS of Halton and The Zonta Club of Oakville, are pleased to announce our 3rd Annual LUNAFEST® Independent Women’s Film Festival August 27, 2015 at Film.ca Theatre 171 Speers Rd., Oakville L6K 2W1 Doors Open at 6:30 p.m. Show begins at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $20.00 Previews of this year’s films can be seen at http://www.lunafest.org To purchase tic...
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SAVIS is hiring Summer Students!

SAVIS of Halton is now accepting resumes for two exciting summer student opportunities! Each position will include a 10 week contract, beginning June 22 until August 28, 2015. Candidates must be between 18 and 30 years of age (inclusive) at the start of employment, have been registered as a full-time student during the preceding academic year and intend to return to schoo...
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“It’s Never Okay”-Ontario’s new action plan to stop sexual violence

On March 8, 2015 Kathleen Wynne’s office released the, “It’s Never Okay: An Action Plan to Stop Sexual Violence and Harassment” program.  Highlighted below are the 13 steps the plan commits to implement to stop sexual violence and harassment.         To view the full document click It’s Never Okay: An Action Plan to Stop Violence and Haras...
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Ontario announces the Roundtable on Violence Against Women

Ontario Viloence Against Women Roundtable
This Roundtable will begin advising the government on emerging issues related to gender-based violence as of March 2015.  The Roundtable comprises representatives from 22 provincial umbrella organizations in the violence against women sector, as well as experts from other sectors to speak about issues affecting specific populations. Read the VAWroundtable news
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