Gender-based violence

Opposition parties say Budget 2023 doesn’t do enough to address gender-based violence

In the House of Assembly today, the Opposition was asking what the government is doing to address gender-based violence.

That’s after last week’s release of the final report on the 2020 Nova Scotia mass shooting. NTV’s Ben Cleary reports.

St. John’s lawyer hopes N.S. mass shooting report sparks change in handling of gender-based violence

A prominent St. John’s lawyer was in Truro, Nova Scotia today for the release of the report of the Mass Casualty Commission.

Erin Breen represents a coalition of women’s advocacy groups from across Canada. She hopes the report will spark much-needed change in how the criminal justice system handles intimate partner and gender-based violence. NTV’s Rosie Mullaley reports.

Funding announced for projects aimed at tackling gender violence in Indigenous communities

The provincial government announced funding today for a variety of projects aimed at tackling the growing threat of gender violence in the indigenous community. NTV’s Don Bradshaw has more in this report.

Flag raising marks start of 16 days of activism against gender-based violence

A flag was raised at the Confederation Building today to mark the start of 16 days dedicated to ending gender-based violence.

NTV’s Bailey Howard was there.

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