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Convicted Scout Leader Gets New Trial

VICTORIA - The British Columbia Court of Appeal has ordered a new trial for a former scout leader who was convicted of sexually assaulting two boys during the late 1980s and early 1990s.In a ruling is...
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

Abused Former Scouts Get An Apology

TORONTO - In a solemn six-minute video posted online Thursday, Scouts Canada offered a public apology to all former members who may have "suffered harm" at the hands of volunteer leaders in the past a...
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...