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.

Sign the Violence Prevention Charter

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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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POVC


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 27 th day of May, in the year 2019
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: 268

2019-05-25 11:56:50 -

*Desiree Leigh Thompson

signed the charter and committed to "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 am committed at a family level to stop child abuse. (print)


2019-05-24 20:50:33 -

*Hope For PTSD Global Initiative Foundation

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)


2019-05-24 15:37:13 -

Meghan Molnar

signed the charter and committed to 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. (print)


2019-05-24 08:26:03 -

*Dr. Drona Rasali

signed the charter and committed to ending all forms of violence including those borne out of gender and descent based discriminations. (print)


2019-05-23 16:05:25 -

*Daphne Kowalczyk

signed the charter and committed to sharing this charter on my boyfriend's facebook/ spreading the word. (print)


2019-05-23 14:43:47 -

*Judy Bader

signed the charter and committed to All four points noted (print)


2019-05-23 12:48:05 -

Cynthia Joy Smith

signed the charter and committed to Ending violence in Canada (print)


2019-05-23 06:51:28 -

*Dan Reist

signed the charter and committed to Promote dialogue as a peaceful approach to building understanding and reducing violence (print)


2019-05-23 00:52:56 -

*Dr. Henrietta Ezegbe

signed the charter and committed to supporting 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)


2019-05-23 00:51:01 -

*Dr. Henrietta Ezegeb

signed the charter and committed to Supporting 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)


2019-05-22 20:41:23 -

Miranda Tam

signed the charter and committed to 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)


2019-05-22 20:35:19 -

*Timothy David Roark

signed the charter and committed to signed the charter and committed to supporting the Charter towards violence prevention particularly gun sales and related violence in Canada. (print)


2019-05-22 17:34:22 -

Rachel Douglas

signed the charter and committed to Promoting trauma informed care in our health system. (print)


2019-05-22 16:15:28 -

Sally Kupp

signed the charter and committed to I support coordination of our efforts and the integration of violence prevention strategies. (print)


2019-05-22 14:56:29 -

*Laurie Dawson

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. I support coordination of our efforts and the integration of violence prevention strategies. I 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)


2019-05-22 13:56:35 -

*Alyssa Hartwell

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. I support coordination of our efforts and the integration of violence prevention strategies. I 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)


2019-05-22 13:48:24 -

Tanya Sanders

signed the charter and committed to I sign the charter to support the calls for a national action plan for violence prevention. To adopt public health approaches to violence prevention. To discuss and inform those I work with, teach, and collaborate with to ensure that all people in Canada wherever they live, work and play, are safe. (print)


2019-05-22 13:40:15 -

*Noella Rickaby

signed the charter and committed to continue to promote gender equity and to encourage dialogue and action on the prevention of violence. (print)


2019-05-22 13:22:09 -

Franklin White

signed the charter and committed to Promote the improvement of data quality, more rigorous analysis, and prevention research, especially for the categories of self-harm and suicide. (print)


2019-05-22 12:01:31 -

*Kossivi Denanyoh

signed the charter and committed to work hard towards the prevention of violence in Canada and promote peace (print)


2019-05-22 11:58:21 -

*Kossivi Denanyoh

signed the charter and committed to to work hard towards a Canada free of violence and promote peace (print)


2019-05-22 11:53:06 -

*Kossivi Denanyoh

signed the charter and committed to 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)


2019-05-22 11:51:18 -

*Ann Pederson

signed the charter and committed to To keeping a dialogue on the prevention of violence going. (print)


2019-05-22 10:49:19 -

Madison Wells

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. - I support coordination of our efforts and the integration of violence prevention strategies. - I 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)


2019-05-22 09:47:04 -

*Sarah Huebert

signed the charter and committed to working towards a just and healthy society for all (print)


2019-05-22 09:44:21 -

*Pat Woods

signed the charter and committed to Treating my nursing students about violence prevention (print)


2019-05-22 09:35:05 -

Katrina jensen

signed the charter and committed to addressing violence (print)


2019-05-22 09:06:06 -

Mary Crocker

signed the charter and committed to continuing to find creative ways to address risk and protective factors with vulnerable communities. (print)


2019-05-22 08:51:59 -

*Irving Rootman

signed the charter and committed to * Supporting the call for a national action plan for violence prevention * Supporting 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. * SupportIng coordination of our efforts and the integration of violence prevention strategies. * 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)


2019-05-22 08:50:09 -

*Zena Simces

signed the charter and committed to I commit to advocate for the prevention of violence (print)


2019-05-22 08:29:31 -

*Mario Brondani

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)


2019-05-22 08:25:08 -

Jenny Redpath

signed the charter and committed to educating children about healthy relationships! (print)


2019-05-22 08:04:47 -

Brian O’Connor

signed the charter and committed to Supporting advocacy strategies for policy development (print)


2019-05-22 07:52:11 -

*Sally Maguet

signed the charter and committed to Listening to the experiences of others (print)


2019-05-22 07:08:06 -

*Sherilyn Van Halderen

signed the charter and committed to support the call for a national action plan for violence prevention (print)


2019-05-22 07:02:13 -

*Susan Ross

signed the charter and committed to I commit and intent to work collaboratively towards achieving a just and peaceful country and world free of all forms of violence. (print)


2019-05-22 02:33:36 -

*LWIPA MAYBIN BOWA

signed the charter and committed to towards achieving a just and peaceful world (print)


2019-05-21 23:42:14 -

*Esther Pace

signed the charter and committed to Support the work of Prevention of Violence Canada (print)


2019-05-21 21:19:07 -

*Karen MacKinnon

signed the charter and committed to 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. I support the call for a national action plan for violence prevention. I 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. I support coordination of our efforts and the integration of violence prevention strategies. (print)


2019-05-21 21:06:58 -

*Val Embree

signed the charter and committed to Support the charter (print)


2019-05-21 20:46:38 -

Vamini Selvanandan

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)


2019-05-21 20:33:20 -

*Ashley Frerichs

signed the charter and committed to Work to integrate the WHO recommendation for a violent free Canada into my daily life and practice and support those around me to do the same. (print)


2019-05-21 20:13:41 -

*Helen Nguyen

signed the charter and committed to support the Charter toward violence prevention around the world. (print)


2019-05-21 20:08:12 -

*Helen Nguyen

signed the charter and committed to End violence. (print)


2019-05-21 19:45:45 -

Tanya Osborne

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. I support coordination of our efforts and the integration of violence prevention strategies. I 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)


2019-05-21 19:13:10 -

*Marjorie MacDonald

signed the charter and committed to 1. Live in peace with family, friends, and neighbors. 2. Treat all human beings with whom I come in contact with kindness and generosity. 3. Support organizations that aim to prevent all forms of violence in Canada; in particular, support PHABC and POVC in their efforts to prevent violence in our communities. 4. Support organizations that provide care and services to victims of violence. 5. Encourage others to sign the charter. (print)


2019-05-21 18:49:15 -

*Maritia Gully

signed the charter and committed to I support the call for a national action plan for violence prevention. Imsupport 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 support coordination of our efforts and the integration of violence prevention strategies. I 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)


2019-05-21 18:46:43 -

*John Millar

signed the charter and committed to Ending violence against children (print)


2019-05-21 18:38:16 -

*Ebony Swanson

signed the charter and committed to Share the charter with friends and family and support the goals of Prevention of Violence Canada (print)


2019-05-21 18:32:22 -

Miranda Kelly

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)


2019-05-21 18:24:36 -

*L Holly Kretschmer

signed the charter and committed to Charter for the prevention of Violence in Canada (print)


2019-05-21 18:22:57 -

*Heather Ouellette

signed the charter and committed to Share this charter, live it, and encourage friends & colleagues to support it and live it. (print)


2019-05-21 17:49:16 -

Elias Bunte

signed the charter and committed to Prevent violence (print)


2019-05-21 17:47:42 -

Joan Bottorff

signed the charter and committed to I 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)


2019-05-21 17:42:07 -

*Jean Louise Moore

signed the charter and committed to the prevention of violence in Canada (print)


2019-05-21 17:39:46 -

Anne Swann

signed the charter and committed to the safety of all people in Canada. (print)


2019-05-21 17:38:51 -

Denise Geib

signed the charter and committed to Not perpetuating violence in my personal and work life, learning more about the subtle forms of violence that I may not yet recognize that I am involved in or supporting, and supporting all policy changes that lead to the reduction of violence within Canadian society. (print)


2019-04-18 15:46:40 -

*Camilla Boisvert

signed the charter and committed to Share the Charter on social media, spread the word. (print)


2019-01-10 18:44:17 -

*Ron Ensom

signed the charter and committed to Work tirelessly to eliminate violence against children. (print)