Safe Environment

Reporting Serious Misconduct

Any person who has reasonable grounds to suspect that a minor or vulnerable adult in the parish is or has been abused must report that suspicion to the authorities and the appropriate Archbishop’s Delegate or Deputy Delegate.

1. If an offense has been committed or if a person is in immediate danger, contact the police by dialing 911.
2. If a person has reason to believe that a minor has been abused, that person has a legal obligation to report that suspicion to the Ministry of Children and Family Development by calling the Helpline for Children at (604) 310‐1234.
3. To report an alleged abuse by a clergy member, at any time, please contact:
Rev. Joseph Le
Archbishop’s Delegate for Serious Misconduct by Clergy
Phone: (604) 683‐0281 ext. 50462
Cell: (778) 858‐3991
E-mail: jle@rcav.org

If Father Le is not available, please contact:

Rev. Msgr. Gregory Smith
Archbishop’s Deputy Delegate for Serious Misconduct by Clergy
Phone: (604) 683‐0281 ext. 50430
Cell: (604) 657‐3715
E-mail: gsmith@rcav.org

Mrs. Marisa Ruggier‐Andrews
Phone: (604) 683‐0281 ext. 50426
Cell: (604) 340‐6047
E-mail: mruggierandrews@rcav.org

4. To report an alleged abuse by a religious, a lay employee or volunteer, at any time, please contact:
Mr. James Borkowski
Archbishop’s Delegate for Serious Misconduct by Lay Persons
Phone: (604) 683-0281 ext. 50433
Cell: (604) 318-0876
E‐mail: jcborkowski@rcav.org

If Mr. Borkowski is not available, please contact:

Mrs. Sharon Goh
Deputy Delegate for Serious Misconduct by Lay Persons
Phone: (604) 683-0281 ext. 50214
Cell: (604) 723‐5998
E-mail: sgoh@rcav.org

Safe Environment Policies

Policy Implementation & Administration

If you have any questions on the implementing and administering of the policy, please contact:

Mr. Tim Diewold
Safe Environment Coordinator
Phone: (604) 683-0281 ext. 50313
E-mail: tdiewold@rcav.org

Media Inquiries

E-mail: communications@rcav.org


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