Shift acknowledges that we are located on Treaty 4, Treaty 6, and Treaty 7 territories and the traditional meeting grounds and home for many Indigenous Peoples, including Cree, Saulteaux, Niisitapi (Blackfoot), Métis, and Nakota Sioux, the Siksika, the Piikani (Peigan), the Kainai (Blood), the Tsuut’ina (Sacree), Ktunaxa, Secwépemc, Dene, Mountain Cree, and the Stoney Nakoda First Nations, including Chiniki, Bearpaw, and Wesley First Nations. It is also home to Métis Nation of Alberta, Region 3 and Region 4. We respect the Treaties that were made, we acknowledge the harms and mistakes of the past and we dedicate ourselves to move forward in partnership with Indigenous communities in a spirit of reconciliation and collaboration.
It’s been an exciting week for Shift’s Director, Lana Wells, who delivered the opening keynote presentation for the sixth annual Canadian Domestic Violence Conference (CDVC6) held in Halifax on March
On November 9, 2019, Elena was invited to address the first graduates of the North of McKnight Community Society’s training program for natural supporters to address and prevent domestic violence
In line with this year’s conference theme, healthy relationships–everyone’s issue, Lana was thrilled to share her recent research on how to engage and mobilize men and boys as partners to
Shift presented at the 25th Annual Meeting of Society for Prevention Research in Washington, DC. The presentation was titled “Prevention and Public Systems of Care: Research, Policy and Practice.”
During her visit to Halifax, Lana Wells, the Brenda Strafford Chair in the Prevention of Domestic Violence delivered three talks at three different events, all addressing primary prevention of domestic