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Victims and Survivors of Crime Week – May 29 to June 4

Victims and Survivors of Crime Week (formerly Victims Week) 2016 will be commemorated from May 29th to June 4th, 2016 Funding applications are now being accepted for Victims and Survivors of Crime Week activities.  Deadline for funding applications ...

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PVSBC Insights – Winter 2015 Issue now available

The Winter 2015 issue of PVSBC’s quarterly newsletter PVSBC Insights is now available. PVSBC Insights – 2015 Winter...

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2016 Alberta Provincial Victim Services Conference

Please follow the link below to learn more about the 2016 Alberta Police-based Victim Services Conference in Banff. This sells out really quickly each year.  Registration information and details about Keynote speakers and workshop session can be fo...

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PVSBC Insights – Fall 2015 Issue Now Available

The Fall 2015 issue of PVSBC’s quarterly newsletter PVSBC Insights is now available. PVSBC Insights – 2015 Fall...

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Canadian Victims Bill of Rights now in force

On July 23, 2015 the new Canadian Victims Bill of Rights (CVBR) and related legislative amendments came into force. The CVBR standardizes rights for victims to information, protection, participation, restitution, and ensures a complaint process is...

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Disaster Psychosocial Conference, Vancouver, March 21-23 2016

DPS 2016 Conference – Flyer The conference will provide a forum for plenary presentations, breakout sessions and discussion on psychosocial considerations including: Exchanging knowledge of informed psychosocial practise Training and education ...

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PVSBC Insights – Summer 2015 Issue Now Available

The Summer 2015 issue of PVSBC’s quarterly newsletter PVSBC Insights is now available.   PVSBC Insights – 2015 Summer...

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June is PTSD Awareness Month

According to the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA), nearly 90% of Americans report having experienced a traumatic event during their lifetime. It is estimated that about 9% of people who experience a traumatic event develop PTSD.  Throughout ...

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For Immediate Release – Celebrating 30 Years

CELEBRATING 30 YEARS OF SUPPORTING VICTIMS OF CRIME AND TRAUMA Police Victim Services of BC Annual Training Symposium Burnaby, BC, May 8, 2015 — 175 police victim services workers and volunteers from across British Columbia will be gathering at the...

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March is Fraud Prevention Month – Recognize It. Report it. Stop it.

2015 marks the 11th anniversary of Fraud Prevention Month Spearheaded by the Competition Bureau, Fraud Prevention Month is a unique effort that brings together 125 law enforcement agencies and public and private sector organizations to combat fraud...

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