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Conduct Unbecoming on #CanadaDay

A more important story than five racists turning up at an anti-colonial ceremony is the ceremony itself: Cornwallis protest held amid Canada Day celebrations. If you can, please to donate to support the ongoing grassroots Mi'kmaq struggle agains [...]

2017-07-04T16:43:27+00:00 July 4th, 2017|Categories: Justice|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Conduct Unbecoming on #CanadaDay

Speaking of a ‘barbaric cultural practice’ hotline

[su_divider top="no" divider_color="#006699"] [su_quote cite="Megan Leslie - MP for Halifax"]I’d like to call in ...the barbaric cultural practice of thinking a teenage girl has consented to sex when she’s vomiting out the window.[/su_quote] Whatever [...]

2016-10-21T21:42:59+00:00 October 6th, 2015|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Speaking of a ‘barbaric cultural practice’ hotline

Bill C-32 Victims Bill of Rights Act

[su_quote cite="Justice Minister Peter MacKay"]Today I was proud to announce that the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights is now in force. Our Government is extremely proud of this new piece of legislation that was informed by Canadians across the countr [...]

2016-10-21T21:43:02+00:00 July 27th, 2015|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Bill C-32 Victims Bill of Rights Act

Gen. Lawson has walked past a lot of standards

[su_quote cite="Canadian Chief of the Defence Staff Gen. Tom Lawson"]It would be a trite answer, but it's because we're biologically wired in a certain way and there will be those who believe it is a reasonable thing to press themselves and their des [...]

2016-10-21T21:43:03+00:00 June 18th, 2015|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Gen. Lawson has walked past a lot of standards

Help is just a click away

ShelterSafe.ca is an online resource to help women and their children seeking safety from violence and abuse. The clickable map will serve as a fast resource to connect women with the nearest shelter that can offer safety, hope and support. [su_quote [...]

2016-10-21T21:43:04+00:00 June 5th, 2015|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Help is just a click away

Mína ka wapamitin Tina Fontaine

As reported in the Globe and Mail, Winnipeg’s Red River has become ground zero in the ongoing fight for a national inquiry into Canada’s missing and murdered aboriginal women. Tina was last seen in downtown Winnipeg on Aug. 8 and was reported missing [...]

2016-10-21T21:43:13+00:00 August 20th, 2014|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Mína ka wapamitin Tina Fontaine

Victims of Violence Week 2014

This is the talk I am giving today in Ottawa for Victims of Violence Week in memory of my wonderful daughter Rehtaeh Parsons. [su_divider top="no"] [su_dropcap size="3"]T[/su_dropcap]he past year has been a year filled with a great deal of pain but a [...]

2016-10-21T21:43:20+00:00 April 7th, 2014|Categories: Rehtaeh Parsons, Violence Against Women|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Victims of Violence Week 2014
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