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Getting Gender Based Violence on the Ballot

  • Ottawa City Hall, Festival Room 110 Laurier Avenue West Ottawa, ON, K1P 1J1 Canada (map)

Join Erin at this Because Wilno event:

Because Wilno, with support from the City for All Women Initiative, presents a panel on the subject of gender-based violence (GBV). 

Participants will discuss what concrete actions members of the public can take to highlight GBV in the lead-up to the Ontario provincial election (June 7, 2018) and the Ottawa municipal election (October 22, 2018).

When: Feb 12, 7:00 – 8:30 pm (doors open 6:45 pm)

Where: Festival Room, 1st Floor City Hall, (Laurier entrance), Ottawa

This event is *FREE*, however we are asking those who are able to make a small donation when registering their ticket below. All funds raised will go to Chrysalis House, a 25-bed shelter for women and their families fleeing violence.


- Vicky Smallman (Canadian Labour Congress)

- Heidi Illingworth (Canadian Resource Centre for Victims of Crime)

- TBC (City for All Women Initiative)

- Michelle Lemieux (Eastern Ontario Resource Centre)

- Erin Gee (Bad and Bitchy Podcast)

- Nisse Bourne (Ottawa Victims Services)

Light refreshments will be provided. Support for transportation and childcare are available.

We acknowledge this event takes place on unceded Algonquin Territory.

Later Event: February 22
Stalking- Panel Discussion and Q&A