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The War on Women – Brian Vallee – November 19, 2008

Karen Johns for SooNews.ca The statistics speak for themselves. From the year 2002 to 2006 there were 3,459 US soldiers killed in Afghanistan and Iraq. From that same period in the US ,over 8,000 women were shot, stabbed, strangled or beaten to death by their male partners. In Canada, from 2002 to 2006, 101 Canadian [...]

Domestic violence victims deserve higher profile – May 1, 2008

By Stephen Petrick Belleville Intelligencer Every time a soldier, police officer or firefighter dies, parades are held and media storms ensue. But why, asks renowned journalist Brian Vallee, do victims of domestic violence not draw the same attention? Consider that from 2000 to 2006, 4,588 front line law enforcers or military workers were killed on [...]

Melody Remembered – April 17, 2008

Kenneth Armstrong for SooNews.ca Thursday, April 17, 2008, 7:27PM A silent vigil was held this morning outside the Sault Ste Marie court house. Under the Cenotaph the "Friends of Melody" gathered to remember the mother and her 8 year old son who were murdered on April 20th 2006 as a result of domestic abuse. April [...]

Murder charges key, says author – December 31, 2007

By Betsy Powell "Domestic terrorists" continue to slaughter a staggeringly high number of people across the country, mainly women, but the author of a book called The War on Women says there are some encouraging signs in Canada's largest city. Last week, for instance, Toronto police upgraded charges against a man to first-degree murder in [...]

The War on Women continues unabated – November 25, 2007

Tucked away in the women studies’ section of the local Chapters bookstore, Brian Vallee’s new book, “The War on Women,” is nearly silenced by its lack of prominence.
It is tragically symbolic of the thousands of Canadian women who live in secret fear – women who are victims of violence by the men in their lives.
This book deserves a magnificent, in-your-face display. It deserves to be read by every policy- and decision-maker in the country. It needs to be read and acted on by politicians.
This book is about war. Not the war on terror, the Iraq war or the war in Afghanistan, but the war on women which is largely ignored by the media and decision-makers, says Vall√Če.

The War Within – November 3, 2007