Rehtaeh Parsons Case

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What's Next?

HALIFAX - A former chief prosecutor in Ontario who is reviewing the Rehtaeh Parsons case says understanding the role technology played before the teenager attempted suicide will be critical in improvi...
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Police Role Under Review

The Nova Scotia government plans to look into the way Halifax Regional Police handled the case of Rehtaeh Parsons, the Cole Harbour girl who took her own life after she was bullied online. Later this...
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MacKay's New Focus

Peter MacKay says he has asked to be briefed on two high-profile cases in Nova Scotia as he gets up to speed in his new job as federal justice minister.MacKay says the first file he asked to be briefe...
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Why I Fought to Re-Open Rehtaeh Parsons' Case

Last week I started a petition on Change.org as an impulsive and disgusted reaction to Nova Scotia Justice Minister Ross Landry's announcement that he would not re-examine the investigation of the rape and subsequent suicide of Rehtaeh Parsons. In the end, the 400,000 plus people who signed succeeded in getting the Premier to act -- on Monday he announced an independent review of the original investigation.