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Conjugal violence should be included in criminal code, says Shield of Athena head

International Women’s Day event raises awareness of women victimized by violence In spite of a steady increase of violence against women in recent years, made...

2022 was a year of transition into uncharted territory

The Laval News looks back on the uncertainty of the past 12 months If “déjà vu” was the key phrase used in the lead of...

Fifteen people died this year because of conjugal violence – including two in Laval

AFEAS observes 12 days of action against violence to women Since last year and up to November 30, 15 people from across Quebec spanning many...

Work starts on new social housing project for low-income single moms in Laval

Twenty-three new units to be built on Dumouchel Ave. near city’s centre Laval-area officials from the federal, provincial and municipal governments gathered with local community...

Getting the message out about violence to women – and its survivors

Shield of Athena launches new ‘For the Love of Women’ campaign’ With spring finally arriving in Laval and Montreal and the Covid pandemic hopefully behind...

#NewsMatters: The National Assembly Report

With Raquel Fletcher in Quebec City Quebec women have borne the brunt of pandemic’s consequences Women asking for more government support to deal with its aftereffects Two...

Laval restaurants/bars join growing ‘safe bar’ network

Carlos & Pepe’s is first to sign up for ‘Commande un Angelot’ In response to rising apprehensions among some women about aggressive sexual advances sometimes...

Skeete grants $10,000 to Laval sexual assault recovery centre

Sainte-Rose MNA Christopher Skeete has announced a $10,000 subsidy to the Centre d’intervention en délinquance sexuelle de Laval. According to an announcement issued last week...

Ottawa counting on women for COVID-19 economic recovery

Vimy MP Koutrakis joins Small Business Minister Mary Ng for online discussion What role will women entrepreneurs be playing in the revival of the Canadian...

Council of Laval Women to develop policy for equality of sexes

Council committee expected to ignite debate with recommendations The City of Laval’s executive-committee announced on Monday that it is giving a mandate to the Council...