Rehtaeh Parsons Case

Ottawa To Study The Effects Of Violent Pornography

The Huffington Post Canada | Catherine Lévesque | Posted 11.14.2016 | Canada Politics

MP Arnold Viersen was inspired by what happened to Rehtaeh Parsons.

Man Convicted In Rehtaeh Parsons Case Facing New, Unrelated Charges

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.28.2017 | Canada

The man, who is now 21, can't be named because he was a minor when he posed for an explicit photo showing him having sex with the 15-year-old.

Cyberbullying Law Inspired By Rehtaeh Parsons Case Struck Down

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.11.2015 | Canada

The law was passed in May 2013 in response to public outrage over the death of Parsons.

No Sex Assault Charges In Rehtaeh Parsons Case Was Reasonable: Review

cp | Michael MacDonald, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.08.2015 | Canada Living

"... it no doubt presented a unique challenge for the prosecution."

Charges Dropped Against Man Accused Of Threatening Rehtaeh Parson's Dad

CP | Alison Auld, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.02.2016 | Canada

Charges were withdrawn against a Nova Scotia man who pleaded not guilty to threatening the life of Rehtaeh Parsons's father online after the Crown determined there wasn't enough evidence to convict him.

Rehtaeh Parsons' Mother Pens Heart-Wrenching Message To Man Who Victimized Her Daughter

The Huffington Post Canada | Michael Bolen | Posted 01.15.2015 | Canada Living

Fighting back tears, Leah Parsons delivered a message Thursday to the man who posed for and distributed an explicit photo that led to her daughter's d...

Rehtaeh Parsons' Family Deserves Answers: N.S. Tories

CP | Aly Thomson, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.21.2013 | Canada Politics

HALIFAX - The father of Rehtaeh Parsons is pressuring Nova Scotia's political parties to launch a judicial inquiry into his daughter's death, saying a...

What's Next?

CP | Aly Thomson, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.12.2013 | Canada Politics

HALIFAX - A former chief prosecutor in Ontario who is reviewing the Rehtaeh Parsons case says understanding the role technology played before the teen...

Police Role Under Review

CBC | Posted 10.12.2013 | Canada

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 ...

Twitter Users Say It's 'About Time' After Arrests

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.08.2013 | Canada

Two males have been arrested in the alleged sexual assault of Rehtaeh Parsons, the 17-year-old Halifax girl who died after a suicide attempt in April....

Arrests Made In Rehtaeh Parsons Case

CP/The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.08.2013 | Canada

HALIFAX -- The mother of Rehtaeh Parsons said she has some solace after hearing that two people were arrested Thursday in the case of her daughter, th...

MacKay's New Focus

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.16.2013 | Canada Politics

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 ministe...

New Cyberbullying Legislation In N.S.

CP | Alison Auld, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.25.2013 | Canada Politics

HALIFAX - The Nova Scotia government stepped up its fight against cyberbullying Thursday with legislation that could strip people of their phones and ...

Rehtaeh's Father Conveys Heartfelt Message To Harper

CBC | Posted 06.23.2013 | Canada Politics

Two weeks after their daughter died following months of alleged online harassment, the family of Rehtaeh Parsons sat down with Prime Minister Stephen ...

Rehtaeh's Mom Gets Invite From Harper

CP | Michael Tutton, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.21.2013 | Canada Politics

HALIFAX - The mother and stepfather of Rehtaeh Parsons are meeting with the prime minister Tuesday to discuss how to ensure the distribution of sexual...

N.S. Premier, Harper To Meet Over Rehtaeh Parsons Case

CBC | Posted 06.21.2013 | Canada Politics

Nova Scotia Premier Darrell Dexter is meeting with the prime minister on Tuesday to talk about changes to the Criminal Code of Canada in light of the ...

Why I Fought to Re-Open Rehtaeh Parsons' Case

Sherri Bain | Posted 06.18.2013 | Canada Impact
Sherri Bain

Last week I started a petition on 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.

Posters Enrage Parsons Family

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.18.2013 | Canada

Bold, colourful posters are blanketing the streets of Halifax in support of the boys accused of hounding Rehtaeh Parsons to death. And now, these p...

Rehtaeh Case Connected To Stabbing?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.16.2013 | Canada

A recent stabbing may have a connection to the case of Rehtaeh Parsons, a Nova Scotia teen who was allegedly raped by four boys and bullied before she...

Nova Scotia Premier Commits To Rehtaeh Parsons Review

CP | Keith Doucette, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.15.2013 | Canada Politics

HALIFAX - The Nova Scotia government will launch an independent review of the RCMP's original investigation into the Rehtaeh Parsons case, Premier Dar...