Tag: Domestic Violence

Tisdale murder: Killer took photos of dead woman, 3 children

April 23, 2015 | By | Reply More
Tisdale murder: Killer took photos of dead woman, 3 children

Tisdale murder suspect called emotionally abusive, controlling and jealous He killed them. And then he took their photos and sent them to their father. A relative of a woman and three children murdered this week in Saskatchewan said their killer took pictures of the bodies and sent copies to the children’s biological father before taking […]

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Brooks RCMP standoff ends in arrest of Shane Merkel

January 23, 2015 | By | Reply More
Brooks RCMP standoff ends in arrest of Shane Merkel

Brooks RCMP standoff ends after several hours A Brooks RCMP standoff that began on Thursday evening after a man allegedly threatened his girlfriend and family members ended peacefully hours later when police took the suspect, 22-year old Shane Merkel into custody. Sgt. R Loo of the Brooks RCMP says at about 6 p.m. on Jan. […]

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More Alberta domestic violence, stress in aftermath of 2013 Alberta flood

June 25, 2014 | By | Reply More
More Alberta domestic violence, stress in aftermath of 2013 Alberta flood

Alberta domestic violence reports increased by 14 per cent following floods Social agencies are reporting an increase in domestic violence and a need for more counselling a year after devastating floods destroyed parts of southern Alberta. Robbie Babins-Wagner of the Calgary Counselling Centre says the number of people seeking help jumped 14 per cent in the […]

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Julio Quintanilla wanted on outstanding warrants by CPS

January 16, 2014 | By | Reply More
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 | By | Reply More
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 | By | Reply More
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 | By | Reply More
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 | By | Reply More
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 | By | 1 Reply More
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 | By | Reply More
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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