Ottawa Violence Link Workshop

About the Event

Humane Canada will be hosting a special half day Violence Link Workshop after the main National Violence Link Conference, specifically for professionals working in the Ottawa community. This workshop will take place on Friday, November 12, 2021.

The Ottawa Workshop will focus on building local networks and highlighting specific area characteristics. Attendees will identify how they can use their understanding of the Violence Link in their daily work to improve the results for the clients they serve.

Thanks to a generous grant provided by the Ottawa Community Foundation, qualifying registrations are complimentary for the two-day main Conference and half day Workshop but are limited to 50.


  • Interact and collaborate with colleagues across affected sectors in Ottawa
  • Learn how you can put the knowledge gained at the main two-day Conference into practice within your region
  • A roster of experienced and knowledgeable speakers
  • Increased interaction with speakers though live sessions and Q/A
  • Access to the online portal to re-watch all sessions post-event, available for 3 months

Who Attends

The Ottawa Violence Link Workshop is a professional event for criminal justice system stakeholders based in the Ottawa region whose work intersects or potentially intersects with the Violence Link.

Attendance Qualifications

Thanks to a generous grant provided by the Ottawa Community Foundation, registrations are complimentary but limited to 50. To qualify to attend you must:

  1. Work in the Ottawa region
  2. Attend both days of the main Canadian Violence Link Conference (Nov 4-5, 2021)
  3. Be a professional whose work intersects or potentially intersects with the Violence Link. This can include professionals from the following sectors (please note this list is not exhaustive) :
  • Social workers
  • Victim services
  • Law enforcement
  • Animal cruelty enforcement personnel
  • The judiciary
  • Anti-violence advocates
  • The gender-based violence sector
  • Law and policy makers
  • The prosecutorial community
  • Animal welfare advocates
  • Policy experts
  • Veterinarians and RVTs
  • Academics
  • Eldercare agencies
  • Correctional services
  • Child advocacy groups
  • Representatives from/for underrepresented groups such as Indigenous Peoples, LGBTQ2S+ and rural communities etc.

The Ottawa Community Foundation is a public, non-profit organization created by and for the people of Ottawa. It connects donors who care with causes that matter and serves as a trusted resource for addressing issues and leveraging opportunities in the community. It attracts and manages a growing endowment, the invested earnings of which provide grants to charitable organizations.
The Foundation’s role is as neutral broker in support of all charitable causes that contribute to the community’s quality of life. With a growing profile, the Ottawa Community Foundation has built an enviable reputation for astute financial management, high-quality donor services, strategic grantmaking and innovative partnerships. For more information, visit

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