Reporting Fraud is Critical

http://www.competitionbureau.gc.ca/eic/site/cb-bc.nsf/eng/h_00122.html The Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre estimates that less than 5% of the total number of fraud victims report their experiences to law enforcement agencies. By reporting a scam, you provide law enforcement with the information they need to stop fraudsters and help prevent others from becoming victims. The information you provide is important! How to…

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Collective Impact: Shaping the future for victims and their families together-Conference

“Large scale change requires broad cross-sector coordination, yet the social sector remains primarily focused on isolated interventions by individual organizations.  Substantially greater progress could be made in alleviating many of our most serious complex social problems if non-profits, governments, businesses, and the public were brought together around a common agenda to create collective impact.”  http://www.ssireview.org/articles/entry/collective_impact….

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How Fraud Savvy are you?

http://www.competitionbureau.gc.ca/eic/site/cb-bc.nsf/eng/h_00122.html There are many different types of fraud and scams perpetrated in Canada every day. In this interactive quiz, you will find questions to test your awareness of some of these scams. There are also helpful tips to educate you on how to avoid falling victim to fraud. Once you have answered all the questions…

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March is Fraud Prevention Month

http://www.competitionbureau.gc.ca/eic/site/cb-bc.nsf/eng/h_00122.html The Competition Bureau, along with the Fraud Prevention Forum, plays an important role in helping Canadians get the information they need to be informed and confident consumers. Consumers also have a role to play in stopping fraud by arming themselves with the facts and reporting fraud when they encounter it. Thousands of Canadians of…

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OCTEVAW Releases Parents’ Guide on Issues Raised in New Sex Ed Curriculum

http://www.octevaw-cocvff.ca/sites/all/files/pdf/kNOw-more-EN-noflip.pdf (Ottawa)—February 23, 2015. The Ottawa Coalition to End Violence Against Women (OCTEVAW) says parents should be ready to continue the conversations raised in the newly updated Ontario sex-ed curriculum at home. “We are thrilled that Ontario’s first sex ed curriculum update since 1998 includes consent education,” says Erin Leigh, Executive Director of the Ottawa…

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February 25, 2015 is Pink T-Shirt Day

Bullying is a major problem in our schools, workplaces, homes, and over the Internet. Each year, on Pink T-Shirt Day, we encourage everyone to wear something pink to symbolize that we as a society will not tolerate bullying anywhere. Bullying happens in many different forms. It’s doing, saying or acting in a way that hurts someone else…

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