Violence

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:
November 9, 2017
Escaping family violence shouldn't mean a loss of pay Domestic violence impacts work life. In Canada, over a third of people have experienced violence at the hands of an intimate partner or ex-partner. The trauma and stress that victims experience frequently affects a worker’s ability to do their job. Impact of domestic violence at work
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. 
January 26, 2016
On behalf of our members throughout Canada, PSAC expresses deepest and heartfelt sympathy to the families and friends of the victims of last week’s horrific events in La Loche, Saskatchewan. 
October 2, 2014
This year again, Sisters in Spirit vigils will be held across the country on October 4th. These vigils are meant to honour the nearly 1200 Aboriginal women who have been murdered or gone missing.