SCOUTS

AP

Sex Abuse Files Could Go Public

Scouts Canada has no plans to publicly release confidential files relating to abuse allegations at the organization, but the files could eventually see the light of day through litigation, a lawyer sp...
AP

Part 4: Queen Elizabeth, Canada's Chief Watchdog

At the 2010 Canada Day festivities on Parliament Hill, Elizabeth started her speech by addressing the 100,000-strong audience as "fellow Canadians..." She's custodian of the Canadian Crown's democratic powers and represents the "power of the people above government and political parties." Which makes her our chief watchdog -- if mostly absent and toothless.
CP

Former Scouts Leader Faces Sex Abuse Charges

Another former Scouts Canada leader is facing charges after a Toronto man came forward alleging sexual abuse he says happened more than 37 years ago. Allan Howe, 51, says he was happy and excited whe...
CP

Scouts Sex Abuse Cases Unreported To Police

The CBC’s The Fifth Estate has uncovered details in two past sexual abuse cases handled by Scouts Canada that were never reported to police. Recently uncovered documents show that in 1978 scouting le...
CP

Scouts Dishonour: Not All Abuses Reported

Scouts Canada's chief commissioner, Steve Kent, says he now accepts that his organization did not report all allegations of sexual abuse to police in past decades, contrary to previous denials. The a...
CP

Convicted Pedophile Welcomed Back To Scouts

A man who was twice-convicted of sex offences against children was welcomed as a member of a Scouts alumni association for decades, even after officials became aware of at least one of his convictions...
Scouts Canada

Scouts Canada CEO Quits

The executive commissioner and CEO of Scouts Canada has left the organization, CBC News has learned. In her letter of resignation, Janet Yale says her departure involves "philosophical differences" o...