PSAC BC, along with the BC Federation of Labour and many of its affiliates, help sponsor the BC Lions Be More Than A Bystander campaign.
Be More Than a Bystander is a groundbreaking initiative between Ending Violence BC and the BC Lions aimed at substantially increasing understanding of the impact of men’s violence against women. The program breaks the silence surrounding violence against women and girls by providing tools, language and practical ideas about how to be more than a bystander, how to speak up and how to communicate that violence and abuse is not acceptable.
The Be More Than a Bystander launched in 2011 and the four main components of the program are to develop a broad public awareness campaign featuring BC Lions players, develop a curriculum and teaching materials for a school program and train BC Lions to deliver in-person presentations in schools throughout BC, deliver training to football coaches in the province on how to talk to kids about violence against women and respectful relationships, and create a film that would appeal to youth with positive messaging that it is ‘cool’ to respect women and the importance of bystanders speaking up to prevent violence against women and girls. For more information about this important campaign, visit bclions.com
As a thank you for our sponsorship agreement, the BC Lions have provided PSAC BC with a number of tickets to upcoming games. The seats are in section 217 of BC Place, in the block of seats with other sponsoring unions and organizations.
PSAC BC is making these tickets available to members in a draw. If you would like be entered to win a pair of tickets, let us know which game you are interested in, your contact information, and where you work in the form below.
*note: only one entry per member, please. We will make a random draw the week before each game*
note the draw for all the tickets is now complete, here are the past winners:
- Saturday, June 25, 7PM vs Calgary - congrats to Johanna S at Labour Canada & Shaobing Y at Agriculture Canada!
- Thursday, July 7, 7PM vs Toronto - congrats to Leah A at Service Canada & Marja B at CFIA!
- Saturday August 13, 7PM vs Hamilton - congrats to Deanna M at CBSA & Tracey B at Indigenous & Northern Affairs Canada!
- Friday, Aug 19, 7PM vs Calgary - congrats to Vic J at CRA and Sky B at CFIA!
- Friday, September 9 7PM vs Montreal - congrats to Jordan S at CBSA and Antonia D at CRA!
- Saturday, Oct 1, 7PM vs Ottawa - congrats to Vanessa D at Corrections Canada and Leila J at CBSA!
- Friday, Oct 14, 7PM vs Winnipeg - congrats to Gary A at Granville Island and Rita K at CRA!
- Saturday, Oct 22, 4PM vs Edmonton - congrats to Barry and Monique, both at CRA!
- Saturday, Nov 5, 4PM vs Saskatchewan - congrats to Lee at Library and Archives and Taryn at Indigenous & Northern Affairs Canada!