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Surrey Provincial Court now has a dedicated courtroom, judge and duty counsel to speed up domestic violence-related cases that are going through that court. By Michael Mui, 24 Hours Vancouver
A new provincial law aims to help victims of domestic violence by giving them time off work to get help. BY NICK MARTIN Posted 06/1/2016 5:50PM Winnipeg Free Press
Kim Gillespie knows tragedy can breed in silence. By Maryanne Firth, St. Catharines StandardMonday, May 30, 2016 5:56:02 EDT PM
Domestic violence is an issue wherever it happens, but new research suggests it may be a particular problem in rural areas of New Brunswick, where victims are running into barriers with the legal system.
Rina Arseneault releases her new report on Monday based on focus groups with counsellors and survivors By Vanessa Blanch, CBC News Posted: May 30, 2016 11:58 AM AT Last Updated: May 30, 2016 2:08 PM AT
Manitoba's children's advocate is calling on the provincial government to recognize — in law — that domestic violence is a child protection concern.
Opposition MLA Nicole Sarauer critical of lack of action on domestic violence CBC News Posted: May 24, 2016 4:01 PM CT Last Updated: May 24, 2016 7:17 PM CT
Below is the Friday May 20th Episode of As It Happens including the segment on Syrian Refugees and Domestic Violence. Click on the "Refugees: Domestic violence" link to go to site to listen to broadcast.