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Humane Canada's Canadian Violence Link Conference: November 4-5, 2021

August 10, 2021

This fall Humane Canada™, the federation of humane societies and SPCAs and theCanadian Violence Link Conference national voice of animal welfare, is hosting the third biennial Canadian Violence Link Conference.

This is an innovative, ground-breaking event that examines the link between interpersonal abuse and animal abuse, looking at the vulnerabilities in both populations and how they intersect. This conference brings together criminal justice system stakeholders that work to prevent and address violence against people or animals for cross-sectoral training on how to collaborate and stop the cycle of violence.

This year’s conference will be hosted online on November 4-5. Registration is now open and you can save 25% by registering before August 19. https://humanecanada.swoogo.com/cjsr/1253225

Who is this conference for?

  • Veterinarians, RVTs and other animal care professionals
  • Animal welfare advocates
  • Social workers
  • Victim services
  • Law enforcement
  • Animal cruelty enforcement personnel
  • The judiciary
  • Anti-violence advocates
  • The gender-based violence sector
  • Law and policy makers
  • The prosecutorial community
  • Policy experts
  • Academics
  • Eldercare agencies
  • Correctional services
  • Child advocacy groups
  • Representatives from/for underrepresented groups such as Indigenous Peoples, LGBTQ2S+ and rural communities, etc.

Highlights of the conference: 20 sessions, 26 speakers, 2 breakout activities, networking opportunities, recorded sessions, access to sessions through the conference platform for 3 months post event, plenary session by Senator Yvonne Boyer and Senator Pierre Dalphond.

If you have any questions about the 2021 Canadian Violence Link Conference, please reach out to Humane Canada’s events team at events@humanecanada.ca, and don’t forget, register before August 19 to save 25% off early bird registration fees. https://humanecanada.swoogo.com/cjsr/1253225