Author Archives: PVSBC Manager

Victim Rights in Canada – Canadian Police Knowledge Network Course

The Canadian Police Knowledge Network is offering a FREE 1-hour course on for frontline officers and other public safety officials on CVBR / Victim Rights in Canada – https://www.cpkn.ca/en/course/victims-rights-in-canada. Victim Rights in Cana...

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Updated Electronic CVAP Application Form

The Crime Victim Assistance Program (CVAP) has updated its application form and now accepts electronically signed CVAP applications via email, due to COVID-19. The CVAP helps victims, immediate family members of victims, and witnesses affected by v...

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Prevention of Violence Against Women Week – Apr 12 – 18

April 12-18, 2020 marks the annual Prevention of Violence Against Women Week in B.C.  (see proclamation). The week recognizes the importance of supporting communities in promoting the prevention of violence against women. The COVID-19 pandemic and ...

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COVID-19 Information and Resources

Visit the PVSBC COVID-19 Information and Resource page...

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BC Provincial Courts and Supreme Court of BC Closures

Suspension of Criminal Proceedings with appendices Supreme Court of BC Suspension of Provincial Court Operations – COVID-19...

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Provincial Health Officer Letter to Social Sectors – COVID-19

Please click here for a letter from the Provincial Health Officer to social sectors about service providing during the COVID-19 pandemic Additional resources and public information can be found at the following links: BC Centre for Disease Control CO...

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Trauma-Informed Practice Foundations Course

As a member of the justice, public safety, and anti-violence community (JPSAV) sectors, you interact with victims/survivors in what may be among the most difficult and vulnerable moments of their lives. To support you in that work, a foundational, cr...

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From the Executive Director’s Desk

A new posting has been posted on From the Executive Director’s Desk page. Please visit this page to read about the latest activities of the PVSBC Executive Director....

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PVSBC 2020 Board of Directors

The Police Victim Services of BC Annual General Meeting was held on October 30, 2019. The following members were elected to the 2020 PVSBC Board of Directors. The election to the Executive Committee will take place during the next scheduled … ...

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ED Report – August/September 2019 – Now Available

The August/September PVSBC Executive Director’s Report is now available on the From the Executive Directors Desk Page of the PVSBC website....

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