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.

If an offense has been committed or if a person is in immediate danger, contact the police by dialing 911.

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.

To report an alleged abuse by a clergy member, at any time, please contact whomever of the following you would be most comfortable speaking to:

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

Rev. Msgr. Gregory Smith
Phone: (604) 683‐0281 ext. 50430
Cell: (604) 657‐3715
E-mail: gsmith@rcav.org

Rev. Joseph Le
Phone: (604) 683‐0281 ext. 50462
Cell: (778) 858‐3991
E-mail: jle@rcav.org

To report an alleged abuse by a religious, a lay employee or volunteer, at any time, please contact whomever of the following you would be most comfortable speaking to:

Mrs. Sharon Goh
Phone: (604) 683-0281 ext. 50214
Cell: (604) 723‐5998
E-mail: sgoh@rcav.org

Mr. James Borkowski
Phone: (604) 683-0281 ext. 50433
Cell: (604) 318-0876
E‐mail: jcborkowski@rcav.org


Anonymous Complaints

Occasionally a school, parish or the pastoral centre will receive anonymous or more vague complaints of physical or sexual abuse by an employee, volunteer, or member of the clergy. Such complaints are impossible to investigate effectively. All allegations are taken seriously and, if action is to be taken, it is necessary to be provided with a way to verify facts and conduct a thorough investigation. If you have a complaint and/or are in possesion of details regarding an allegation, please contact 604-683-0281 Ext 50555.


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