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National Day for Truth and Reconciliation – Description of Visual Elements

Each year, September 30 marks the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. The day honours the children who never returned home and Survivors of residential schools, as well as their families and communities. Public commemoration of the tragic and ...

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Resources: International Overdose Awareness Day – August 31

International Overdose Awareness Day (IOAD) is the world’s largest annual campaign to end overdose.  Held on August 31 each year, IOAD aims to raise awareness of overdose and reduce the stigma of a drug-related death. It also acknowledges the...

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Notice of Annual General Meeting

Good Day PVSBC Members, Affiliates, Partners and Stakeholders: The Board of Directors and Staff of Police Victim Services of British Columbia are pleased to invite you to the 2022 Annual General Meeting on Thursday September 15, 2022 @ 1:00pm – &he...

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Employment Opportunity – Greater Victoria Police Victim Services

The Greater Victoria Police Victim Services Program is seeking to fill a part-time Case Manager position.  Visit https://www.gvpvs.org/ to learn more about this opportunity. ‘Employment posting:  GVPVS – Case Manager (P/T) Posting...

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Employment Opportunity – Coquitlam RCMP Victim Services

The Coquitlam RCMP Victim Services Program has current employment opportunity posting for an Auxiliary Crisis Intervention Worker.  To learn more about this opportunity, visit the City of Coquitlam Careers webpage Posting description: Coquitlam RCMP...

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Fall Homicide Loss Support Group – Online

If you or someone you know has been touched by homicide loss, BC Victims of Homicide (BCVH) / the BC Bereavement Helpline (BCBH) will be offering their 8-week support group online this Fall. Being with others who have experienced a … Continue ...

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International Overdose Awareness Day: August 31st

#iOAD2022 – The world’s annual campaign to end overdose, remember without stigma those who have died, and acknowledge the grief of the family and friends left behind. Please visit: www.overdoseday.com for resources to support raising awarene...

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PVSBC in the News

PVSBC Executive Director Ian Batey, was recently interviewed by David Bell of CBC News, wanting to get a police-based victim services perspective following the June 28 bank robbery in Saanich.  Below are the links to the CBC News article and &hellip...

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Honouring Victims and Survivors of Crime Across Canada – Victims and Survivors of Crime Week 2022

May 15 to 21, 2022 is Victims and Survivors of Crime Week across Canada. This annual observance raises awareness nationwide about the issues facing victims and survivors of crime and the services, programs, and laws in place to help them … Con...

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PVSBC Resource: Supporting Survivors in the Aftermath of Traumatic Death Best Practices

Supporting Survivors in the Aftermath of Traumatic Death Best Practices This document has been developed to serve as a best practice guide to supplement resources police-based victim services programs may currently be using. PVSBC wishes to thank Lau...

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