Tag: Domestic Violence

Julio Quintanilla wanted on outstanding warrants by CPS

| January 16, 2014 | 0 Comments
Julio Quintanilla wanted on outstanding warrants by CPS

Julio Quintanilla wanted on a number of domestic-related warrants Calgary police are hoping the public will assist them in locating Julio Cesar Quintanilla, a 33-year old man wanted on a number of domestic-related charges. Julio Quintanilla is wanted on multiple offences including assault with a weapon, intimidation, unlawful confinement and uttering threats, among others. Quintanilla […]

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Woman killed in suspected domestic homicide in Ranchlands

| October 15, 2013 | 0 Comments
Woman killed in suspected domestic homicide in Ranchlands

Man in police custody following domestic homicide in Ranchlands Calgary Police are investigating what they believe is a domestic homicide in Ranchlands after a woman was found dead at a home the northwest Calgary neighbourhood on Monday afternoon. A man has been taken in to police custody, but as of yet, no charges have been […]

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CPS Domestic Conflict Response Team, DCRT, expanded across city

| September 25, 2013 | 0 Comments
CPS Domestic Conflict Response Team, DCRT, expanded across city

DCRT targets homes where family stability is in danger The CPS Domestic Conflict Response Team, or DCRT, responds to households which are considered to be at risk for chronic or escalating violence, and works with families in an effort to stem domestic violence. Initially DCRT was a pilot project funded by the Safe Communities Innovation […]

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Invisible dance show highlights how women feel ignored in society

| June 10, 2013 | 0 Comments
Invisible dance show highlights how women feel ignored in society

Invisible dance show runs June 14 to June 15 in Calgary For many of us, our routine is pretty much the same. We get up at the exact same time Monday to Friday to get ready for work. We have a regular routine in getting ready. Once we are ready, we head out of the house on the […]

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Joffrey Reynolds arrested by Calgary Police Friday morning

| May 31, 2013 | 0 Comments
Joffrey Reynolds arrested by Calgary Police Friday morning

Joffrey Reynolds accused of breaching probation conditions Joffrey Reynolds, the 33-year old ex-Calgary Stampeder, was taken into police custody Friday morning after warrants were issued for his arrest. Last week, Reynolds was sentenced to 90 days in jail for assaulting his ex-girlfriend in July of 2012.  He was supposed to serve his sentence on weekends. […]

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Funeral service Friday for men’s rights advocate Earl Silverman

| May 9, 2013 | 1 Comment
Funeral service Friday for men’s rights advocate Earl Silverman

Earl Silverman operated only Canadian shelter for abused men Dozens will gather Friday morning at a cemetery on the outskirts of Calgary to pay their final respects to Earl Silverman, the tireless crusader for male victims of domestic violence. Silverman, who founded Canada’s first male-only shelter for domestic abuse victims, committed suicide last month after […]

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Calgary Findlay apartments will turn into women’s shelter

| April 2, 2013 | 0 Comments
Calgary Findlay apartments will turn into women’s shelter

Local entrepreneur turns historic building into women’s shelter By Krista Sylvester It was once a women’s home in the 1940’s when men were off to war. Now, a local entrepreneur is turning the historic Findlay apartments into homes for women escaping abusive relationships. The Findlay apartments were built in 1909 by Calgary druggist James Findlay […]

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Calgary Men’s Alternative Safe House forced to close

| March 14, 2013 | 1 Comment
Calgary Men’s Alternative Safe House forced to close

Men’s Alternative Safe House only shelter for male victims of domestic violence After years of sounding the alarm bell to deaf ears, men’s rights advocate Earl Silverman has been forced to close the only men’s shelter for victims of domestic abuse in Alberta. The Men’s Alternative Safe House will be shuttered this spring, leaving male victims […]

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Education helps in reducing teen dating violence, says Aime Hutton

| January 11, 2013 | 0 Comments
Education helps in reducing teen dating violence, says Aime Hutton

Aime Hutton named Canadian envoy of Global Teen Dating Violence campaign By V L Srinivasan Education and awareness is the key, especially among younger generation, to prevent violence against teen girls, said noted author Aime Hutton. Aime Hutton was appointed by the Freedom & Empowerment Campaign as its Canadian ambassador for the Global Teen Dating Violence […]

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Dead woman found in trunk of car, Calgary police save man from hanging

| October 26, 2012 | 0 Comments
Dead woman found in trunk of car, Calgary police save man from hanging