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The New Brunswick Family Violence and the Workplace Committee, which is comprised of numerous community and business partnerships, wishes to thank Joy Mighty’s research team, Family Violence and the Work Place, for their groundbreaking and inspiring research into this topic. Thanks to the Muriel McQueen Fergusson Foundation who then originated the idea for developing this toolkit and the Fredericton Chamber of Commerce for taking the lead role in submission of funding proposals for the project. Thanks to Public Legal Education and Information Service of New Brunswick for compiling information from different sources and research studies, and overseeing the development, design and layout of the materials. Considerable time, effort and commitment from all committee members have characterized the development of this kit. Moreover, all committee organizations have provided financial contributions and/or in-kind support.

We particularly appreciate the funding support provided to this project under the Government of Canada"s National Crime Prevention Strategy.

The following are the members of the New Brunswick Family Violence and the Workplace Committee:

Rina Arseneault
Associate Director - Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research


Linda Dashwood/Carolyn Roberts

NB Department Office of Human Resources Province of NB


Dr. Deborah Doherty
Executive Director – NB Department Public Legal Education and Information Service

Jill Fraser
Executive Director - Chimo Helpline

Marian Hernandez
Project Coordinator –Workplace Toolkit Project


Anthony Knight
General Manager -Fredericton Chamber of Commerce


Deborah Lacelle/Susie Proulx-Daigle
President - New Brunswick Union of Private and Public Employees Association


Eva LeBlanc
Coordinator Shediac – Beausejour Family Victim Services / Public Safety

Lindsay Manuel
ECO, Women's Issues Branch - Executive Council Office /
Direction des questions feminines - Bureau du Conseil executif


Diane Morrison
Senior Vice President - Community Care River Valley Health


Therese Murray
Executive Director - Muriel McQueen Fergusson Foundation


Mark Walma
Human Rights Officer- University of New Brunswick


Jane Wellman/Xenia Morales
Manager, Employee & Family Assistance and Workplace Mental Fitness Programs

NB Power Holding

 A special thanks to all our committee members for their constant support throughout the development and continuity of this project.