sexual assault

FILE - In this Tuesday, May 7, 2019, file courtroom drawing, defendant Keith Raniere, center, leader of the secretive group NXIVM, is seated between his attorneys Paul DerOhannesian, left, and Marc Agnifilo during the first day of his sex trafficking trial. Raniere, a self-improvement guru whose organization NXIVM attracted millionaires and actresses among its adherents, faces sentencing Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020, on convictions that he turned some female followers into sex slaves branded with his initials. (Elizabeth Williams via AP, File)

NXIVM guru gets 120 years in prison in sex-slaves case

NXIVM guru gets 120 years in prison in sex-slaves case

 

Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada David Lametti responds to a question during a news conference about training for judges Monday October 19, 2020 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Commons gives approval in principle to judges’ sexual assault training bill

Commons gives approval in principle to judges’ sexual assault training bill

 

Dani Ayers CEO of the #MeToo movement poses for a portrait in her home in Atlanta on Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020. Ayers quietly yet with a bold vision transitioned into becoming the movement’s CEO in July after first joining the organization in 2018. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

On #MeToo anniversary, leaders say focus is on inequality

#MeToo hashtag went viral three years ago on Oct. 15, 2017

  • Oct 16, 2020

 

Canadian military-college students report widespread sexual misconduct

Canadian military-college students report widespread sexual misconduct

Federal judge refuses to block campus sexual assault rules

Federal judge refuses to block campus sexual assault rules

Court says Judd can sue Weinstein for sexual harassment

LOS ANGELES — A federal appeals court on Wednesday restored a major…

  • Jul 30, 2020

#MeToo, phase 2: Doc explores heavy burden on women of colour

There’s an elegant, almost poetic silence to one of the most compelling…

  • May 27, 2020

Weinstein sentenced to 23 years for sexual assaults

NEW YORK — Harvey Weinstein was sentenced Wednesday to 23 years in…

  • Mar 11, 2020

Weinstein faces sentencing, prison in landmark #MeToo case

NEW YORK — Harvey Weinstein is back in court Wednesday for the…

  • Mar 11, 2020

Weinstein conviction sends right message, says advocate

“Don’t stay in silence because we can make this end one day”

‘Mixed verdict’ in Weinstein case may disappoint some #MeToo supporters: scholar

The verdict in Harvey Weinstein’s sexual assault trial is in, but Canadian…

Harvey Weinstein found guilty in landmark #MeToo moment

NEW YORK — Harvey Weinstein was convicted Monday of rape and sexual…

  • Feb 24, 2020

Canadian Weinstein accuser draws strength from #MeToo community, regardless of verdict

For years, Montreal actor Erika Rosenbaum says, she was harbouring a “secret”…

Sexual assault charge dropped against Red Deer man accused in Canada Day 2018 attack

Crown prosecutors stay charges when no reasonable likelihood of conviction

  • Feb 6, 2020

Rate of sexual abuse holds steady over past 35 years

Estimated 1.8 million Albertans sexually abused

Accusers: Weinstein excused lewd acts as film industry norm

NEW YORK — One woman testified that Harvey Weinstein led her to…

  • Jan 30, 2020

Harvey Weinstein NYC sex assault trial picks up pace

NEW YORK — The closely watched #Metoo era rape trial of Harvey…

  • Jan 28, 2020

Reaching out to seniors dealing with sexual assault

Central Alberta Sexual Assault Support Centre available to help

Former B.C. mayor pleads guilty to sex assaults of four boys under 16

SMITHERS, B.C. — The youngest elected mayor in British Columbia’s history pleaded…