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Statement to demand a vote to pass Bill C-6 – An Act to amend the Criminal Code (conversion therapy)

posted by KWCS Staff

Kitchener-Waterloo Counselling Services (KWCS) is standing with the multitude of voices demanding the Senate reconvene to vote on and pass Bill C-6 – An Act to amend the Criminal Code (conversion therapy). This Bill passed in the House of Commons on June 22nd but has been stalled in the Senate. It sits in limbo, with danger of dying if a federal election is called before a Senate vote.  

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Promising Practices to Prevent Violence Against Women

posted by Leslie Josling

On January 29, 2015, I had the opportunity to make a presentation to the House of Commons Standing Committee on the Status of Women in Ottawa. I was honoured to be asked to share some of my thoughts and insights about how we can improve our response to abused women and their children in Canada. I wore two hats during my presentation: both as the Executive Director of KW Counselling Services and as the Co-Chair for the Violence Against Women (VAW) Forum of Central Ontario.

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Walk In Counselling

posted by Leslie Josling

On January 20, 2015 I had the opportunity to present at the Ontario Pre-Budget Consultation in Cambridge, ON. The topic: Walk In Counselling Clinics.

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