December 10, 2020 - Candlelight Vigil

Join us for the third annual We Can Candlelight Vigil on December 10th, the International Human Rights Day.


When: December 10th, Thursday

Date: 5-6 pm

Location: Burnaby Civic Square by Metrotown Library (6100 Willingdon Ave)


For more information contact us at [email protected] 

Click here to see event poster.

25 Nov, 2009 - 16 Days Launch

This year we are launching the 16 Days to End Gender Violence with a press conference highlighting the work of the 'We Can' campaign and its members.

When: November 25, Wednesday

Time: 10.30 am 11.30 am

Where: Vancouver Public Library, 350 West Georgia, Vancouver


For more information and to RSVP contact [email protected]

"We Can" Workshop

Free workshop for all those who are interested in learning more about the issue of violence against women and what one can do about it.
Date: Thursday, October 1st
Time: 6:00PM-8:30PM (Snacks will be provided before the workshop; workshop to start at 6:30PM)
Location: Justice Education Society (800 Hornby St. Room 260)
Contact [email protected] for more information and to RSVP

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Who We Are

We Can BC is an alliance of organizations from diverse communities in BC. Our partners and supporters include women's organizations, immigrant service agencies, social service delivery agencies, unions, NGOs, businesses, media, and other organizations committed to a long-term and sustained process of changing social attitudes and the practices that support violence against women.

Press Releases

April 20, 2021 - Awareness Event - Candlelight Vigil

December 10, 2020 - Candlelight Vigil

September 30, 2020 - We Can BC delegation returns from India

September 4, 2020 - We Can BC delegation heads to India

June 13, 2021 - Change Makers Conference

Campaign Partners

Association of Women for Action Research and Empowerment (AWARE Canada)
British Columbia Civil Liberties Association
British Columbia Teachers Federation
British Columbia and Yukon Society of Transition Houses
Canadian Farm Workers Union
Canadian Red Cross – RespectED: Violence and Abuse Prevention
Ending Relationship Abuse Society
Ending Violence Association of BC (EVA)
Justice Education Society of BC
Ksan House Society
Leave Out ViolencE (LOVE)
Liberty Education
OPTIONS: Services to Communities Society
Oxfam Canada
Pacific Community Resources Society
Progressive Intercultural Service Society (PICS)
Sahara Services Society
Sangha Veda Women's Association
Self-Employment and Entrepreneur Development Society (SEEDS)
South Asia Family Association (SAFA)
South Asian Women’s Abuse Awareness List (SAWAAL)
Stop the Violence! Women, Information & Advocacy
SWOVA Community Development and Research Society
The Art of Living Foundation
Tri-City Women's Resource Society
VanCity Printers
Vancouver and District Labour Council
Vancouver and Lower Mainland Multicultural Family Support Services

Campaign Endorsers

BC Federation of Labour
Community Action Coalition of Burnaby
Ethnocultural Advisory Association
Girl Guides of Canada - BC Council
Hospital Employee’s Union
Justice for Girls
South Fraser Women's Services Society
Surrey Women’s Centre Society
The Voice
Tri-City Women's Resource Centre
United Nations Association of Canada (UNA-C)
Vancity Credit Union
Vancouver Rape Releif and Women's Shelter
Vancouver Women's Health Collective
West Coast LEAF
West Coast Sikh Youth Alliance

Media Supporters

Asian Pulse
India TV Online
Radio India
Radio RJ 1200 & Radio Rim Jhim
Radio Sher-e-Punjab
Red 93.1FM
Remember Our Sisters Everywhere (ROSE)
The Link
The Voice