Provinces and Territories: Stop family violence

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Provinces and Territories are responsible for the provision of direct services related to family violence including social services, health services, and the justice system. The links below provide information on provincial and territorial strategies and priorities related to family violence.


Promoting Healthy Relationships Plan

Engaging Men and Boys in Violence Prevention

Alberta Family Violence Death Review Committee (FVDRC) First Annual Report
FVDRC Case Review Public Report

Family Violence Hurts Everyone: A Framework to End Family Violence in Alberta, Government of Alberta (2013) (PDF document)
Alberta Government

Addressing Elder Abuse in Alberta: A Strategy for Collective Action (PDF document)
Alberta Government

Legislation: Protection Against Family Violence Act (2000)
Alberta Government

British Columbia

British Columbia's provincial domestic violence plan Parts 1 & 2, Provincial Office of Domestic Violence (2014) (Part one) (PDF document) and (Part two) (PDF document)
Ministry of Children Development and Families

Taking action on domestic violence in British Columbia (PDF document)
Provincial Office of Domestic Violence, Ministry of Children and Family Development (2012)

A Framework for addressing violence against women in relationships: A supplement to the Public Health Core Program on prevention of violence, abuse and neglect (2012) (PDF document)
Ministry of Health, Government of British Columbia

Prevention of Violence Abuse and Neglect (2010)
BC Health Authorities and BC Ministry of Healthy Living and Sport

New Brunswick

A Strategic Framework to end violence against Wabanaki women in New Brunswick (2008) (PDF document)
New Brunswick Advisory Committee on Violence against Aboriginal Women

Women's Equality Branch Strategic Plan
Government of New Brunswick
(to be launch soon)

Newfoundland and Labrador

The violence prevention initiative
Government of Newfoundland and Labrador

Northwest Territories

NWT family violence action plan: Phase II (2007-2012): Enhancing and expanding the system for families affected by family violence
Northwest Territories Health and Social Services

Nova Scotia

Speak up: An action plan to address bullying and cyberbullying behaviour (PDF document) (2013)
Government of Nova Scotia

Domestic violence action plan (PDF document) (2010)
Government of Nova Scotia

A workplace violence prevention strategy for Nova Scotia: Promoting greater awareness of workplace violence prevention (2007) (PDF document)
Nova Scotia Department of Environment and Labour


National Strategy to Prevent Abuse in Inuit Communities (2006) (PDF document)
Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada


Progress report: Ontario's sexual violence action plan (2013)
Ontario Women's Directorate

Domestic violence action plan: Progress report (PDF document) (2012)
Ontario Women's Directorate

Changing Attitudes, Changing Lives: Ontario's sexual violence action plan (2011)
Ontario Women's Directorate

Domestic Violence Action Plan (2007)
Ontario Women's Directorate


Manitoba's multi-year domestic violence prevention strategy (PDF document) (2012)
Government of Manitoba

Prince Edward Island
Premier's Action Committee on Family Violence Prevention: Five year strategy (PDF document) (no year)
Government of Prince Edward Island


2012-2017 Government Action Plan on Domestic Violence (PDF document)

overnment of Quebec

Policy on Intervention in Conjugal Violence

Orientation gouvernementales en matières d'agression sexuelle (French only)

Information Guide For Sexual AssaultVictims

Rapport du comité d'experts sur les homicides intrafamiliaux (French only)





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