Sheldon Kennedy

Sheldon Kennedy Centre Already Helping

CP | Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.23.2013 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - An agency offering support to young sex abuse victims and named after a former NHL player who himself was molested as a teenager was busy ev...

Choking Back Tears

CP | Joel Eastwood, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.30.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - During her seven years as a cabinet minister, some of them difficult, Rona Ambrose has rarely been anything but cool and detached.But the pub...

Harper Names Centre After Former Hockey Player

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.11.2013 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - An agency that provides co-ordinated support services to abused children is being named after a former hockey player who brought to light se...

Tories Float Stiffer Sentences For Sexual Predators

CP | Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.06.2013 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Promises to give victims a formal role in Canada's criminal justice system and to stiffen penalties for child sex predators are important if...

UPDATED: Appeal Court Reserves Decision On More Time For Graham James

CP | Scott Edmonds, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.01.2013 | Canada

WINNIPEG - An Manitoba Court of Appeal judge bristled Monday at suggestions disgraced former hockey coach Graham James ever thought he had "loving" re...

Real Men Like Sheldon Kennedy Speak Out Against Abuse

Kathryne Grisim | Posted 01.22.2013 | Canada Impact
Kathryne Grisim

Beyond Borders is an organization which speaks out against child sexual exploitation and it was their 10th anniversary Media Awards. I am aware of the Sheldon Kennedy story in the same detail as most of you, that is, I saw the newscasts that revealed his circumstances -- sexual abuse at the hands of his minor-league coach. I did not know that I would be so moved to hear the details freshly told.

Sex Abuse Victims Rights Crusader Honoured By PM In Calgary

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.09.2012 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - Former NHL player Sheldon Kennedy was among the recipients as Prime Minister Stephen Harper handed out Diamond Jubilee medals Tuesday.Kenned...

Graham James: Coming to a Neighborhood Near You in Two Years

Kolby Solinsky | Posted 05.20.2012 | Canada
Kolby Solinsky

A two-year sentence for a man as putrid as Graham James is as close as you can come to condoning the actions of other sexual predators in Canada who are living, working, and continuing to commit their heinous acts.

Sheldon Kennedy To U.S. Senate: 'Bring It On'

CP | Lee-Anne Goodman, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.11.2012 | Canada Politics

WASHINGTON - Canada's Sheldon Kennedy stepped into the American spotlight on Tuesday, the one-time victim of a sexual predator making a Capitol Hill a...

Two Sides Of Graham James

CP | By Chinta Puxley, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.06.2012 | Canada

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Ex-NHL Star Abused As Child Supports Tory Crime Bill

CBC | Posted 12.20.2011 | Canada Politics

Canada needs tougher sentences for child sex offenders and better protection for victims, former NHL player Sheldon Kennedy said Wednesda...