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Carol Todd holds a photograph of her late daughter Amanda Todd signed by U.S. singer Demi Lovato with the words “Stay Strong” in Port Coquitlam, B.C., on Sunday October 5, 2013. The Dutch man accused of extorting and harassing British Columbia teenager Amanda Todd more than a decade ago has pleaded not guilty to five criminal charges. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

UPDATE: Amanda Todd shrieked over topless Facebook photo, mother tells sextortion trial

Crown prosecutor alleges ‘persistent campaign’ of online harassment against B.C. teen

 

Actor Amber Heard waits before the verdict was read at the Fairfax County Circuit Courthouse in Fairfax, Va, Wednesday, June 1, 2022. The jury awarded Johnny Depp more than $10 million in his libel lawsuit against ex-wife Amber Heard. It vindicates his stance that Heard fabricated claims that she was abused by Depp before and during their brief marriage. But the jury also found in favor of Heard, who said she was defamed by a lawyer for Depp.(Evelyn Hockstein/Pool via AP)

Depp-Heard trial: Advocates fear case will prevent survivors from speaking up

‘People do not want to give the most intimate details of their personal life then be called a liar’

 

Mandalena Lewis poses for a photo at her home in Victoria on Monday, April 29, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

B.C. high court certifies former flight attendant’s class-action suit against WestJet

Ruling says the case centres on alleged failure to uphold the company’s anti-harassment promise

 

Sport Minister Pascale St-Onge is seen during an emergency roundtable of Canadian sport leaders and athlete representatives to discuss the crisis around maltreatment in sport in Canada, in Ottawa in a Thursday, March 31, 2022, handout photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Office of the Minister of Sport for Canada, Iyad Kaghad, *MANDATORY CREDIT*

Minister St-Onge holds emergency roundtable to address safe-sport crisis in Canada

Minister St-Onge holds emergency roundtable to address safe-sport crisis in Canada

Sport Minister Pascale St-Onge is seen during an emergency roundtable of Canadian sport leaders and athlete representatives to discuss the crisis around maltreatment in sport in Canada, in Ottawa in a Thursday, March 31, 2022, handout photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Office of the Minister of Sport for Canada, Iyad Kaghad, *MANDATORY CREDIT*
Minister of Sport Pascale St-Onge rises during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Thursday, Feb. 10, 2022.St-Onge says plans are in place for an independent mechanism for the reporting of maltreatment in sport, and it will be operational by late spring. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Sport Minister: Mechanism for reporting harassment, abuse in place by late spring

Sport Minister: Mechanism for reporting harassment, abuse in place by late spring

Minister of Sport Pascale St-Onge rises during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Thursday, Feb. 10, 2022.St-Onge says plans are in place for an independent mechanism for the reporting of maltreatment in sport, and it will be operational by late spring. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
City of Leduc

Alberta fire department, city, face lawsuit by female firefighters alleging abuse

Lawsuit has been filed by two female firefighters with the Leduc fire department

City of Leduc
Dave Bedford is out as the CEO of Athletics Canada. The national governing body for track and field has announced that Bedford would be retiring immediately. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Athletics Canada says CEO Dave Bedford retiring immediately

Athletics Canada says CEO Dave Bedford retiring immediately

Dave Bedford is out as the CEO of Athletics Canada. The national governing body for track and field has announced that Bedford would be retiring immediately. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Alberta jobs minister says he only heard rumours before his chief of staff was fired

Alberta jobs minister says he only heard rumours before his chief of staff was fired

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney gives a COVID-19 update in Edmonton on Sept. 21, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Lawsuit alleges Alberta premier’s office failed to address sex harassment complaint

Lawsuit alleges Alberta premier’s office failed to address sex harassment complaint

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney gives a COVID-19 update in Edmonton on Sept. 21, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney gives a COVID-19 update in Edmonton on Sept. 21, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Lawsuit alleges Alberta premier’s office failed to address sex harassment complaint

Former government staffer alleges that she was fired after she repeatedly raised concerns

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney gives a COVID-19 update in Edmonton on Sept. 21, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
FILE - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks during a news conference at New York's Yankee Stadium, Monday, July 26, 2021. State lawmakers are telling Gov. Andrew Cuomo that their ongoing impeachment investigation is "nearing completion" and gave him a deadline of Aug. 13, to provide additional evidence. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

Gov. Andrew Cuomo resigns over sexual harassment allegations

Gov. Andrew Cuomo resigns over sexual harassment allegations

FILE - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks during a news conference at New York's Yankee Stadium, Monday, July 26, 2021. State lawmakers are telling Gov. Andrew Cuomo that their ongoing impeachment investigation is "nearing completion" and gave him a deadline of Aug. 13, to provide additional evidence. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
FILE - In this June 23, 2021 file photo, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks during a news conference in New York. Eleven women have described to investigators hired by the New York attorney general's office how Gov. Andrew Cuomo's sexual harassment of them made them feel. Cuomo has denied that he sexual harassed or inappropriately touched anyone. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)

Aide who says Cuomo groped her files criminal complaint

Aide who says Cuomo groped her files criminal complaint

FILE - In this June 23, 2021 file photo, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks during a news conference in New York. Eleven women have described to investigators hired by the New York attorney general's office how Gov. Andrew Cuomo's sexual harassment of them made them feel. Cuomo has denied that he sexual harassed or inappropriately touched anyone. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
FILE - This June 13, 2013 file photo shows the Activision Blizzard Booth during the Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles. The president of Activision's Blizzard Entertainment is stepping down, Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2021, weeks after the company was hit with a discrimination and sexual harassment lawsuit in California as well as backlash from employees over the work environment. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)

Hit with #MeToo revolt, Blizzard Entertainment chief is out

Hit with #MeToo revolt, Blizzard Entertainment chief is out

FILE - This June 13, 2013 file photo shows the Activision Blizzard Booth during the Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles. The president of Activision's Blizzard Entertainment is stepping down, Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2021, weeks after the company was hit with a discrimination and sexual harassment lawsuit in California as well as backlash from employees over the work environment. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau responds to questions during a news conference in Ottawa on Tuesday May 4, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Justin Trudeau says MPs from all parties must do better to support assault victims

Justin Trudeau says MPs from all parties must do better to support assault victims

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau responds to questions during a news conference in Ottawa on Tuesday May 4, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Art McDonald, then the new head of the navy, addressed the audience at the Royal Canadian Navy change of command ceremony in Halifax on June 12, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

New defence chief apologizes to victims of military sexual misconduct, hate

McDonald promised to work to root out discrimination and harassment

Art McDonald, then the new head of the navy, addressed the audience at the Royal Canadian Navy change of command ceremony in Halifax on June 12, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
Fighting sexual harassment helps women rise through ranks: PM

Fighting sexual harassment helps women rise through ranks: PM

TORONTO — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says movements such as Me Too…

Fighting sexual harassment helps women rise through ranks: PM
Former reporter wishes her 1980s sexual harassment story was irrelevant today

Former reporter wishes her 1980s sexual harassment story was irrelevant today

OTTAWA — Kathryn Young remembers the anger growing within as she listened…

Former reporter wishes her 1980s sexual harassment story was irrelevant today
#Metoo movement causing confusion in many men, fear of missteps with women: experts

#Metoo movement causing confusion in many men, fear of missteps with women: experts

Being painted by the same sweeping brush as those alleged to have mistreated women has angered men

#Metoo movement causing confusion in many men, fear of missteps with women: experts
Politicians scrambling to adapt to new environment on sexual harassment: PM

Politicians scrambling to adapt to new environment on sexual harassment: PM

OTTAWA — Justin Trudeau concedes that he, like all political leaders, is…

Politicians scrambling to adapt to new environment on sexual harassment: PM