Award for Excellence in Holocaust Education

In March 2013, Canada will assume the position of Chair of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance, an intergovernmental body which supports Holocaust education, remembrance and research. In conjunction with Canada’s Chair Year, Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) will present a special one-time Award for Excellence in Holocaust Education. This award will recognize excellence in Holocaust […]

Empowering the Bystander

UFV is pleased to extend an invitation to the UFV President’s 2012/13 Leadership Lecture Series, with speaker Mr. Sheldon Kennedy, former NHL player and advocate for children’s rights, on Wednesday, February 27 at 4:30 p.m. in Room B101 Abbotsford campus. The invitation to the President’s Lecture Series is open to members of the community as […]

Sexual Abuse and Exploitation of Children

Sexual abuse of a child happens when children are used for the sexual gratification of an adult, older adolescent, or someone else in a position of authority over the child. Sexual exploitation is a form of sexual abuse that occurs when a child engages in sexual activity, usually through manipulation or coercion, in exchange for […]