Public Invited to Ground Blessing Ceremony

North Vancouver

2017-12-05 09:41 PST

Dossier nº 2017-12-06

Under the Official Languages Act, this office provides services to the public in English only. You will find general information in both official languages at bc.rcmp.ca and www.rcmp.ca

Aux termes de la Loi sur les langues officielles, ce bureau n'offre des services au public qu'en anglais. Vous trouverez des renseignements généraux dans les deux langues officielles au cb.grc.ca et www.grc.ca.

In honour of the December 6th National Day of Remembrance & Action on Violence Against Women, the public is invited to attend the Ground Blessing Ceremony of the ‘Strength & Remembrance Pole Project’.

This event is being held on Wednesday, December 6th, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at the Stella Joe Dean Plaza, 147 East 14th Street, North Vancouver, located beside the North Vancouver RCMP Detachment.

With leadership from the North Shore ‘Violence Against Women in Relationships’ (VAWIR), the ‘Strength and Remembrance Pole Project’ was founded. The project will be highlighted with the carving of a 20-foot tall totem pole that will reflect the National Day of Remembrance, the murdered and missing Indigenous women and girls, and all the women who suffer in silence. The carving will commence once the ground blessing ceremony has been witnessed on December 6th.

The North Vancouver RCMP Domestic Violence Unit has been a part of the VAWIR committee along with the planning of the ‘Strength & Remembrance Pole Project’.

Click here for more information on the North Shore ‘Violence Against Women in Relationships’ (VAWIR)community organization.

logo for 'Violence Against Women in Relationships (VAWIR)
 

Diffusé par

Cap. Richard De Jong

Agent des relations avec les m├ędias
GRC de North Vancouver
nvan.bc.rcmp.ca (en anglais seulement)
147, 14e Rue Est, North Vancouver (C.-B.) V7L 2N4
Téléphone : 604-969-7561
Cellulaire : 604-363-5584
Télécopieur : 604-990-7450

Courriel : richard.dejong@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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