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Access to Information Complaint Against the RCMP #RehtaehParsons

Yesterday morning I filed a complaint with The Office of the Information Commissioner of Canada against the Royal Canadian Mounted Police for violating Canada's Access to Information Act. Recently, the Globe and Mail posted a story by Robyn Dool [...]

2017-12-11T20:25:14+00:00December 11th, 2017|Categories: Rehtaeh Parsons|Tags: , , |1 Comment

Barry Winters Gets His Day #Edmonton #RehtaehParsons

Some  content may be NSFW. Barry Winters finally got the wish he's had for years. He's finally a famous blogger. Edmonton police said Winters was arrested in connection with the operation of multiple hate-based websites, dating back to 2012. Wi [...]

Sad news in #Halifax #endthestigma #mentalhealth

This morning I read the story of a young Halifax woman who had a mental health crisis and her experience at the hands of the Halifax police. For those negatively commenting on her story, either on Facebook or other social media websites: Please [...]

2016-12-13T12:12:47+00:00December 13th, 2016|Categories: Mental Health|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Sad news in #Halifax #endthestigma #mentalhealth

“Perfect Accusers”

After deliberating for four days, an Oklahoma City jury has found ex-police officer Daniel Holtzclaw guilty on 18 of the 36 charges he faced for assaulting at least 13 women. The jury recommended 263 years. Sentencing will be January 21st. Hoytzclaw [...]

2016-10-21T21:42:54+00:00December 11th, 2015|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on “Perfect Accusers”

Rape Culture in Canada

Kimothy Walker previews the upcoming CPAC special Sexual Violence, Social Media and Society. This new documentary examines the impact of sexual violence and the perceived acceptance of it in our society. See it on CPAC: Dec. 11 @ 10 p.m. ET, Dec. 1 [...]

2016-10-21T21:42:54+00:00December 10th, 2015|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Rape Culture in Canada

#‎OttawaPolice NoMeansNo‬

“Here I am, finding myself sharing this post again. I’ve decided to come out, to stop hiding. This happened to me, and I don’t have to be ashamed of it. I’m deciding to come out, because I want women, and men to know that they are not alone. I want [...]

Podcast – The Third Wave

[su_divider top="no" divider_color="#000000"] The Audio Blog this week features an interview I did on the Third Wave radio program hosted by the amazing Julie Lalonde. We spoke about the Police Review of Rehtaeh's case that was released last week. I' [...]

2016-10-21T21:42:59+00:00October 15th, 2015|Categories: Podcasts|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Podcast – The Third Wave

Why victims don’t report

[su_divider top="no" divider_color="#006699"] (Credit: Global News - Why don’t women report rape? Because most get no justice when they do) When sexual assault allegations against CBC personality Jian Ghomeshi first surfaced and police called on wome [...]

2016-10-21T21:43:02+00:00August 4th, 2015|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Why victims don’t report

United Nations Commission on the Status of Women

This afternoon I will be speaking at the United Nations in New York City for the fifty-ninth session of the Commission on the Status of Women. Representatives of Member States , UN entities, and ECOSOC-accredited non-governmental organizations (NGOs) [...]

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