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Violence link: Animal Abuse and Woman Abuse

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6 March 2020
9:30 am to 12:00 pm


Place Ben Franklin
101 Centrepointe Drive
Ottawa, Ontario Canada


Speaker Series Event Invitation

Violence link: Animal Abuse and Woman Abuse

Join us to learn about disturbing trends linking animal abuse and intimate partner violence. CPO is hosting this event in recognition of International Women’s Day and the ongoing violence women experience at the hands of their partners. Our keynote Speaker will give an overview of the research and what you can do if you are a victim of violence or assisting a victim of violence. She will be followed by local experts who are building solutions for families caught in this cycle of violence.

Friday, March 6, 2020 from 9:30 a.m. to noon

9:30 a.m. – Coffee and information tables
10:00 a.m. – Program starts

Ben Franklin Place, 101 Centrepointe Drive
The Chamber

Keynote Speaker:
Sgt. Teena Stoddart, Ottawa Police Service and Humane Canada (presentation)

Dayna Desmarais, SafePet Ottawa (presentation)
Keri Lewis, Interval House of Ottawa (presentation)

Shawana Shah, CPO Board member

Panelists’ remarks will be in English only with PowerPoints in both English and French. Questions will be encouraged in both official languages.