Updates

Dec 6 Not So Silent Vigil Halifax

By Ann de Ste Croix | November 23, 2016

Tuesday, December 6 at 6 PM – 9 PM December 6, 2016 marks 27 years since the 1989 murder of 14 women at L’Ecole Polytechnique in Montreal. Join us for a candlelit vigil outside the front entrance of the Halifax Central Library to be followed by food, performances, and speakers in the Paul O’Regan Hall. … Read more

The Bank of Canada wants help to put “iconic” Canadian woman on its next series of banknotes.

By Ann de Ste Croix | March 9, 2016

Attention Canada: The Bank of Canada wants your help in choosing an “iconic” Canadian woman to put on its next series of banknotes. And forget astronaut Roberta Bondar, Anne of Green Gables and politician Ellen Fairclough, the first female federal cabinet minister, who died in 2004. Nominees must be dead at least 25 years and … Read more

South Shore Transition House Executive Director Job Posting

By Ann de Ste Croix | March 9, 2016

South Shore Transition House Association is seeking an energetic Executive Director to oversee programs and services that increase independence, promote self sufficiency and empower women and children who are survivors of domestic violence. Education A Baccalaureate degree in social sciences or related field; or a combination of education and significant* and recent* *experience in a … Read more

2016 International Women’s Day

By Ann de Ste Croix | March 7, 2016

Federal Status of Women Minister has Mandate to develop National Action Plan on VAW

By Ann de Ste Croix | November 17, 2015

CONFIRMATION OF NATIONAL ACTION PLAN – A CRUCIAL STEP IN ADRESSING VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN Ottawa, November 16, 2015 The Canadian Network of Women’s Shelters and Transition Houses (CNWSTH) is very much encouraged that the Minister of Status of Women has been mandated by the Prime Minister “To work with experts and advocates to develop and … Read more

Sexual Violence Strategy Update Oct 2015

By Ann de Ste Croix | November 3, 2015

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THANS Seeking Provincial Coordinator

By Ann de Ste Croix | September 30, 2015

The Transition House Association of Nova Scotia (THANS) is the Provincial Voice for Member Organizations that provide crisis and transitional services for women & their children experiencing violence and abuse. THANS is seeking an exceptional candidate for the position of full time Provincial Coordinator. A Feminist perspective is expected and compassion for and commitment to … Read more

Bryony House, Halifax – Seeking Executive Director

By Ann de Ste Croix | September 8, 2015

Halifax Transition House Association (Bryony House) Bryony House is a 24 bed shelter for abused women and their children. Established in 1978 by the Halifax Transition House Association, it is Nova Scotia’s first transition house. Bryony House was founded on feminist principles which form much of the governance and provision of service of the association. … Read more

It Doesn’t Have to Be Physical to be Abuse – We Can Just Talk

By Ann de Ste Croix | June 12, 2015

It doesn’t have to be physical to be abuse. You might not notice it’s happening. You may just think it’s normal. It’s not. Verbal and other non-physical abuse can take a serious toll on your psychological and emotional health. It can also be a serious warning sign for more physical forms of abuse and sexual … Read more

Shelter Safe – An online resource to help women and their children seeking safety from violence and abuse

By Ann de Ste Croix | June 12, 2015

ShelterSafe.ca is an online resource to help women and their children seeking safety from violence and abuse. The clickable map will serve as a fast resource to connect women with the nearest shelter that can offer safety, hope and support. Our objective is to ensure that women can seek safety when they need it. Sheltersafe.ca … Read more