Canada Sexual Assault

N.S. Judge's Consent Comment Fans Angry Calls For His Removal

CP | Michael Tutton and Alison Auld, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.04.2017 | Canada

HALIFAX — There is growing anger over the acquittal of a Halifax taxi driver charged with sexually assaulting a young woman in his cab, with calls f...

Rehtaeh Parsons' Dad Sums Up Crushing Reality Of Ghomeshi Verdict

The Huffington Post Canada | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 03.29.2016 | Canada

"There is nothing civil to be found in the staggering toll sexual violence takes on our communities."

Rapist's Weekends-Only Sentence Is 'Disheartening': Women's Advocate

The Huffington Post Canada | Emma Paling | Posted 03.12.2016 | Canada

A Halifax man told his victim she looked “like someone who just got raped.”

Jian Ghomeshi Trial Hinges On His Own Facebook Statement

Sandy Garossino | Posted 01.26.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Sandy Garossino

The time-honoured tradition in sexual assault trials is to pry and prod at the complainant until an opening appears, or simply to bludgeon her credibility by any means possible, while the accused watches silently. There are endless variations on this theme, but that's sort of sexual assault law in a nutshell. The Jian Ghomeshi trial will be very different.

The Shocking Number Of Sexual Assaults In Canada Every Year

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 10.30.2014 | Canada Living

460,000. It's an alarming number that encompasses several statistics about the reality of sexual assault in Canada. Following the sexual abuse all...