Committee seeks intimate partner violence epidemic declaration

Locally, intimate partner violence is rampant — in 2022, Victim Services of Nipissing District received 475 calls for service and the North Bay Police Service responded to approximately 1,200 domestic-related calls.  The Nipissing Violence Against Women Coordinating Committee (VAWCC) will present to municipal councils this summer with a request to declare intimate partner violence (IPV) an epidemic.

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