Sign the Charter

Step forward now and sign the charter. Be a part of the change you want to see in your community and country. Together we can make a difference, and that difference begins with a commitment to a violence free Canada.

Violence Prevention Charter Commitment

We therefore declare our commitment and intent to work in partnership towards achieving a just and peaceful country free of all forms of violence. We recognize that this commitment has real implications for our policies, programs, practices and actions. Our willingness to make this commitment indicates our sense of collective and personal responsibility for the present and future health, social and economic well being of Canadians.

Action Steps:

  1. Read the sample commitments from partners in this initiative.
  2. Identify actions you will take to fulfill your commitment to violence prevention.
  3. Sign your pledge below.
  4. Share the Charter on social media, spread the word. Make your voice heard.

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Prevention of Violence Canada Commitments

  • I/We support the call for a national action plan for violence prevention.
  • I/We support the goals of Prevention of Violence Canada-Prévention de la Violence Canada to adopt a public health approach to violence prevention,that addresses risk and protective factors at the individual, family or interpersonal, community and societal levels.
  • I/We support coordination of our efforts and the integration of violence prevention strategies.
  • I/We support the safety of all people in Canada wherever they live, work and play, the rights of victims, the prevention of self harm and suicide and the promotion of peace.



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Violence Prevention Charter Commitment

We therefore declare our commitment and intent to work in partnership towards achieving a just and peaceful country free of all forms of violence. We recognize that this commitment has real implications for our policies, programs, practices and actions. Our willingness to make this commitment indicates our sense of collective and personal responsibility for the present and future health, social and economic well being of Canadians.
This is to certify that on the 15 th day of December, in the year 2018
Shannon Turner
Signed the Violence Prevention Charter and committed to the following actions to build a Canada free of violence.
pursuing the WHO recommendations for a violence free canada

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Total signatures to date: 209

2018-11-19 11:54:44 -

*Chau Chin Yo

signed the charter and committed to support the goals of Prevention of Violence Canada-Prévention de la Violence Canada to adopt a public health approach to violence prevention,that addresses risk and protective factors at the individual, family or interpersonal, community and societal levels (print)


2018-11-14 18:43:39 -

*Susan Ross

signed the charter and committed to I/We support the safety of all people in Canada wherever they live, work and play, the rights of victims, the prevention of self harm and suicide and the promotion of peace. (print)


2018-10-22 11:44:27 -

*Courtney Didier

signed the charter and committed to (print)


2018-10-16 05:47:11 -

*Laurie Strome

signed the charter and committed to continuing to addressing the grassroots of crime and advocating for the children (print)


2018-10-15 14:46:00 -

Janet Boyd

signed the charter and committed to Foster an environment free from violence and to reaffirm the rights of every person in Canada to live, work and play free from violence. (print)


2018-10-12 09:28:25 -

*Mary Anna Allen

signed the charter and committed to • I/We support the call for a national action plan for violence prevention. • I/We support the goals of Prevention of Violence Canada-Prévention de la Violence Canada to adopt a public health approach to violence prevention,that addresses risk and protective factors at the individual, family or interpersonal, community and societal levels. • I/We support coordination of our efforts and the integration of violence prevention strategies. • I/We support the safety of all people in Canada wherever they live, work and play, the rights of victims, the prevention of self harm and suicide and the promotion of peace. (print)


2018-10-12 09:25:55 -

*Julie Thompson

signed the charter and committed to I support the call for a national action plan for violence prevention. I support the goals of Prevention of Violence Canada-Prévention de la Violence Canada to adopt a public health approach to violence prevention,that addresses risk and protective factors at the individual, family or interpersonal, community and societal levels. (print)


2018-10-12 09:22:12 -

*Lisa Shantz-Medeiros

signed the charter and committed to support the safety of all people in Canada wherever they live, work and play, the rights of victims, the prevention of self harm and suicide and the promotion of peace. (print)


2018-10-12 09:19:50 -

Hsiu-Li Wang

signed the charter and committed to Region of Waterloo Public Health and Emergency Services collaborating with our partners to promote the determinants of health such as housing, income, child care and safety. (print)


2018-10-12 09:13:56 -

Regional Municipality of Waterloo

signed the charter and committed to Regional Chair Ken Seiling on behalf of Regional Council as a demonstration of our commitment and intent to work in partnership towards achieving a just and peaceful country free of all forms of violence. (print)


2018-04-06 14:30:25 -

*Jeff Conners

signed the charter and committed to Promoting peaceful relationships between all people. (print)