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Joint Statement in solidarity with Indigenous families mourning the murder of four Indigenous women

Tue December 6, 2022

As we observe the 16 Days of Activism on Gender-Based Violence and the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, the announcement of charges in the murder […]

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Joint Statement on the Release of the National Action Plan to End Gender-Based Violence

Mon November 28, 2022

As advocates who developed a Roadmap for the National Action Plan on Gender-Based Violence,National Action Plan to End Gender-Based Violence, which comes nearly two years after the 2021 Joint Declaration […]

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CAEFS Response to the Office of the Correctional Investigators 2021-2022 Annual Report: Binding Oversight and Meaningful Change is Needed 

Wed November 9, 2022

Wednesday, November 9th, 2022 (Ottawa, Ontario): The Canadian Association of Elizabeth Fry Societies (CAEFS) welcomes the Office of the Correctional Investigators (OCI) 2021-2022 Annual Report released on November 1st, 2022.  […]

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 R v. Sharma: CAEFS Response to the “Confounding” Decision That “Ignores the Historic Disadvantage of Indigenous People” 

Fri November 4, 2022

Friday, November 4th, 2022 (Ottawa, Ontario): Today, the Supreme Court of Canada, in a 5-4 decision found no violation of either s. 7 or s. 15(1) of the Charter in […]

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An Update from CAEFS on the Revision of our Organizational Positions

Thu October 6, 2022

The Canadian Association of Elizabeth Fry Societies (CAEFS) was founded in 1978. Since then, our organization has continued to evolve, along with our positions and approaches to advocacy. We are […]

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