After the murder of her daughter almost thirty years ago, a mother had to discover a new role for herself. The journey led to the creation of Candace House, a safe place for victims to sit together and care for each other.
After the murder of his daughter, Arthur Lepp's family suffered through enormous upheaval. He recommends that victim service agencies can provide better support for crime victims by looking beyond the court process.
After Mary Anne Kinnell's daughter was the victim of sexual abuse, her family received support from the Calgary Police Service Victim Assistance Unit. Read about how she became a volunteer for the unit and launched the court support program.
The Chaboyer/Modi family attended the parole board hearing for the offender who murdered their family member, Leonard Charles "Chuck" Skwarok. In attending the hearing and giving their statements, the family felt stronger and were able to let go of the pain of the loss of a loved one.