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A woman claims a Liberal member of the legislature assaulted her.
To the women who step forward and tell their truth -- your words are weapons shattering, one-by-one, the armour of toxic misogyny. Know that when you speak, you speak for our mothers and grandmothers that endured without voice, who suffered without recourse. You, as well, may not find justice, but every time you come forward you make the Jian Gomeshi, Donald Trump, Bill Cosby's of this world harder to exist. Even more, you send a message to the Billy Bushes of the world that our culture needs to change to make it safer for girls and women... Join or get out of our way and take notice that our bodies are not yours from which to mount your claim to status and power.
Sadd worked as a teacher in Alberta and possibly in other provinces, according to police.
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She was walking down the street when a man passed her and punched her in the vagina.
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"I think that's an important message to be able to give."
You can know a statistic -- even be horrified by it -- but when those statistics become stories, and those stories are coming from women you've known, worked with, are related to or voted for and then the stories just keep coming -- the frame on the issue shifts.
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The Squamish Chief column calls for an apology from the CBC to victims of sexual assault.
EDMONTON - The Parole Board of Canada says the sex offender at the centre of the landmark "no means no" court case will remain behind bars.The board reviewed the case of Steve Ewanchuk after it denied...
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KAMLOOPS, B.C. - British Columbia's top court has dismissed the appeal of a man who tried to rape a sleeping 18-year-old woman, saying his difficult aboriginal past is irrelevant.George Eustache, 51,...
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As a former Crown prosecutor who's run many sexual assault trials, I'm not at all surprised that none of these young women reported their experiences (if they are true). Most members of the public, until they're in the situation themselves, don't understand the reluctance of women to report, and what they'll face if they do.
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SURREY, B.C. - A 23-year-old man has been charged with the sexual assault of a nine-year-old girl who police allege was lured out of her open bedroom window in Surrey, B.C.RCMP say Donovan Adams was s...
VANCOUVER - A dangerous offender who posed as a gynecologist and convinced one victim to tattoo a name across her stomach has lost an appeal of several sexual-assault convictions in British Columbia's...
KAMLOOPS, B.C. - A former B.C. school principal who has pleaded guilty to sexual assault will remain in custody over Christmas undergoing a psychiatric evaluation.Eighty-year-old John Neen entered the...
At UBC, every lone male is a potential attacker, yet it is only women who are being escorted. Why not accompany all single men on campus after dark? Not only does this place responsibility on possible perpetrators rather than on potential victims, but it changes the dynamic completely. What a powerful statement it would be for men to stand in solidarity with female students by walking escorted as well.