November is Woman Abuse Awareness Month!
Regional Chair Gary Carr (right) presents Chondrena Vieira-Martin (centre), Chair of The Halton Violence Prevention Council (HVPC) and Executive Director of Thrive Counselling and Diane Beaulieu (left), Co-Chair of HVPC and Executive Director of Halton Women’s Place a Proclamation, recognizing November as Woman Abuse Awareness month and a zero community tolerance for the abuse of women. Mayor Rob Burton, Town of Oakville, Mayor Rick Goldring, City of Burlington, Mayor Rick Bonnette, Town of Halton Hills, Mayor Gordon Krantz, Town of Milton, have each recognized November’s message and fully support the fight to end abuse to women.
Committed members of our Halton Community raise the banner to end violence. The November 10th event at the Region featured wide support from the police, public and community sectors and individuals who themselves were impacted by violence.