Let’s be Proactive

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Following our recent Woman Abuse Awareness Event ‘Rage against Violence’ we received this blog from an Anonymous contributor who lost a loved one years ago to domestic violence. No person, whether male or female, deserves to be abused!   Domestic violence MUST be obliterated.   How?   It seems to me that we must learn, teach and demonstrate respect for others.  The Golden Rule comes to mind.  “Do unto other others as you would have them...

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ONE ACT – Chef D

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Long time friend of Women’s Crisis Services, Chef D is joining us on stage as part of the cast of Rage Against Violence. For years he has offered his support in any way and he didn’t hesitate to agree to this role, even before completely understanding what the role included. He just wanted to help. Chef D has launched his fourth season of his top rated cooking show, ‘At Home with ChefD’ on Rogers TV. He is the author of two cook...

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ONE ACT – Tric Fletcher

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The cast of “Rage Against Violence” will lead the audience through experiencing domestic violence using the voices of those closest to it, right here in our community. First hand stories and emotions are used to bring the real life experience to light. Helping to tell the story is Tric Fletcher, a familiar face and voice in our Region. We are honoured that she wholeheartedly supports this project and that she will be taking this...

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One Act – WRPS Chief Bryan Larkin

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Here is a man that needs no introduction. Waterloo Regional Police Services Chief Bryan Larkin, along with his team, have been strong partners of Women`s Crisis Services for more than 20 years. Bryan was appointed the 7th Chief of Police of the Waterloo Regional Police read more

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One Act – Amy Smoke

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Amy Smoke is a Mohawk woman from Six Nations, a single mother, and full time student at the University of Waterloo. On top of all of that, we are honoured that she is a cast member in “Rage Against Violence“, a theatrical performance at our event One Act. Amy is resilient, strong and focused. She shares that “I stayed at Anselma House when I began to turn my life around  and am forever grateful for the services provided to get...

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