A virtual lesson in one Winnipeg classroom was abruptly interrupted last week, when participants entered the video call uninvited and started making misogynistic comments toward the female teacher.(more…)
OTTERBURNE, MB – There’s no denying that COVID-19 has brought some disappointments for Providence this past year such as layoffs, cutbacks to programs, no Spring graduation ceremony for the Class of 2020 and the cancellation of our summer sports camps. All our classes moved to remote learning and then came the official MCAC announcement to cancel varsity sports.(more…)
Sexual violence is both an individual and a community-based issue. It can involve one survivor and one perpetrator, or multiples of each; it can also affect those involved in the lives of survivors, from family and friends to colleagues and professors.
Sexual violence is prevalent on campuses across Canada. A report by the Canadian Federation of Students-Ontario notes that “one in five women experience sexual assault while attending a post-secondary institution.” (more…)
Red River College has implemented a new reporting platform for sexual violence survivors, making it easier for students and staff to report sexual violence on campus, anonymously or not.
Red River College has partnered with EVA (Ending Violence Across) Manitoba to launch a new online tool that will empower students, staff and instructors to anonymously report sexual assaults on campus, and access the support they need.(more…)
Brandon University is pleased to announce our participation in a province-wide initiative to address campus sexual violence in Manitoba. We have partnered with REES (Respect, Educate, Empower Survivors): a trauma-informed and survivor-centred online platform for reporting sexual violence on campus.
REES Community founder Mary Lobson explains how the online platform is offering centralized reporting of sexualized violence at post-secondary institutions.
REES, a new online platform for reporting sexual violence launches this fall on campuses across Manitoba.
For Winnipeg resident Mary Lobson, The Hunting Ground – the 2015 documentary about the incidence of sexual assault on college campuses in the United States – was a wakeup call. (more…)
Manitoba is the first province in Canada to offer centralized online reporting of sexualized violence at post-secondary institutions.(more…)