Violence

December 4, 2020
On National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, PSAC remembers the fourteen young women who were killed at l’École Polytechnique on December 6, 1989, because they were women, and today, PSAC also recommits to ending all forms of gender-based violence.  On this day, we remember: Geneviève Bergeron Hélène Colgan Nathalie Croteau Barbara Daigneault
December 2, 2020
As of January 1, 2021, the new Workplace Harassment and Violence Prevention Regulations will come into force for all workers in the federal sector. These new regulations will help better prevent and actively address harassment and violence in the workplace.  The regulations outline the essential elements of a workplace harassment and violence prevention policy, as well as the procedures that must be in place to respond to incidents of harassment and violence when they do occur. This includes:
December 5, 2019
December 6, 2019 marks the 30th anniversary of the Montréal Massacre, where 14 young women were killed at l'École Polytechnique de Montréal because they were women. We remember: Download the poster
December 6, 2018
On December 6th, PSAC commemorates women who have lost their lives to abuse and re-commits to ending all forms of gender-based violence.
June 20, 2018
On National Indigenous Peoples Day, June 21, PSAC is distributing Red Dress Pins to raise awareness on the national issue of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls in Canada, and to urge the government to bolster the efforts of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG).
December 6, 2017
On the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, PSAC recommits to ending gender-based violence in all forms. December 6 marks the anniversary of the Montréal Massacre, where 14 young women were murdered at École Polytechnique on December 6, 1989.  Since then:
December 5, 2016
On this National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, PSAC renews our commitment to eliminate all forms of violence against women.