University of Calgary

Domestic violence in Alberta: report to detail alarming economic costs–and propose solutions

Submitted by darmstro on Mon, 2012-06-04 14:19.

June 4, 2012

Domestic violence is an obvious social problem. But what is the economic impact on Albertans of preventing and treating that violence?

Media are invited to a press conference where The School of Public Policy will release a report that quantifies the alarming costs of domestic violence–and proposes tested and researched proposals for reducing that violence and its costs.

What: Press conference featuring Lana Wells

When: Tuesday, June 5, 2012 Press conference: 10 a.m. MDT

Where: The School of Public Policy
5th floor, University of Calgary Downtown Campus
906 8th Avenue S.W.
Calgary, AB

NOTE: Third party experts who can add commentary to the report will be at the press conference. Victims of domestic violence can also be made available to media.

For more information media should contact:
Morten Paulsen
403.399.3377
morten@paulsengroup.ca