The Canadian Press

2015-09-11 | SPORTS FBO CFL Violence Policy

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What began five years ago as a B-C Lions program to raise awareness about violence against women has grown into a CFL-wide initiative. The football league has announced a new policy that requires all its employees to attend annual violence-against-woman training. Ending Violence Association of Canada Chairwoman Tracy Porteous was heavily involved in developing the program and describes it as a "huge" deal. (The CFL's new no-tolerance policy will apply to all league employees -- including staff and players -- as well as to members of the public on attending any CFL event or game.)

Date: 2015-09-11
Placeline: VANCOUVER.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 20 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << I think it is a thousand percent groundbreaking like I've been working in the field of violence against women and the biggest deal that I've ever come across is the partnership that we built with the BC Lions and what the CFL is done is in the same category like I've just never seen anything like it >>


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