Ontario’s Rape crisis centres continue to await promised funding

Rape crisis centres don’t yet know if they will receive additional funding promised by Ontario’s previous Liberal government earlier this year as part of a gender-based violence strategy.

Deb Singh, of the Toronto Rape Crisis Centre/Multicultural Women Against Rape, said Wednesday the government had promised a 33 per cent budget increase for such centres over the next three years, but the money has not yet been released.

Read more about the impact on survivors seeking services at Toronto Rape Crisis Centre here. 

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