Series of Whistler events happening for Sexual Assault Awareness Month Campaign
2023-03-27 14:29 PDT
Sexual Assault Awareness Month is an annual April campaign to raise awareness and educate people about preventing sexual violence.
The Sea to Sky RCMP - Whistler Detachment, and the Resort Municipality of Whistler, are honouring those who have died from sexual violence; and supporting survivors of sexual assault and victims who continue to be targeted for these violent crimes.
To raise awareness about sexual violence, the Fitzsimmons Bridge will be lit in a teal colour for all of April. Local RCMP members will be wearing teal coloured ribbons and coordinating a series of events throughout the month.
To start the campaign, Whistler Community Services is hosting a free event,
Parenting Today’s Teens. Constable Guneet Pannu and a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner will be participating in the event where parents and community members are invited to attend.
- Date: Tuesday, March 28, 2023
- Time: 5:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m.
- Location: 8000 Nesters Rd., Whistler
- To Register: Visit the Eventbrite website Parenting Today’s Teens
- To support sexual assault victims and survivors, visit BC RCMP
- On when reporting to police, visit the Province of BC
- On third party reporting, visit Province of BC
- Specific to the Sea to Sky area, visit HSWC
Stay tuned for announcements about further community-oriented events for this campaign.
Cpl. Angela KermerMedia Relations Officer
Sea to Sky RCMP
Cell: 604 848-4793
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