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Coalition of Gender-Based Violence Organizations Welcomes Mass Casualty Commission’s Final Report

March 31, 2023
Women’s Shelters Canada (WSC), the Transition House Association of Nova Scotia (THANS) and Be the Peace Institute (BTPI) are pleased that the Mass Casualty Commission’s final report reflects the concerns raised by the gender-based violence sector during its inquiry into the events of April 2020 in Portapique, Nova Scotia.
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Mass Casualty Commission’s final report highlights critical need for a society-wide response to gender-based violence

March 30, 2023
March 30, 2023 – Implementing the Mass Casualty Commission’s recommendations is key to ending gender-based violence and improving gender equality, says Avalon Sexual Assault Centre, Wellness Within, and the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF).
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Luke’s Place intervenes in the important decision of Ahluwalia v. Ahluwalia

March 28, 2023
On March 23, 2023, Luke’s Place was honoured to intervene in Ahluwalia v. Ahluwalia at the Ontario Court of Appeal along with the Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic. The decision recognizes a new tort of family violence and has important implications for survivors of intimate partner violence throughout the province.
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Majority of Canadians Support Stronger Gun-Control Measures: Poll

March 15, 2023
Survey finds more than 70 per cent of respondents support permanent ban on new handgun purchases and oppose civilians being allowed to own assault-style firearms
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Luke’s Place announces new advocacy and legal directors

Luke's Place January 5, 2023
We are thrilled to announce that Emily Murray who has been the Luke’s Place Legal Services Director since April 2022, is stepping into the position of Legal Director at Luke’s Place as of January 5, 2023.
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