28 11, 2013

The Gift of Life and the Comfort of Love

By |2013-11-28T14:30:44+00:00November 28th, 2013|Categories: Rehtaeh Parsons|Tags: |

The first organ recipient letter came a few months ago. It was from a man in his 30’s who, thanks to Rehtaeh’s gift, will be able to watch his two year old daughter grow up. Rehtaeh’s mother has actually been in touch with him and they are hoping to meet someday. It was a beautifully […]

27 11, 2013

Interview on The Third Wave (CHUO 89.1FM)

By |2013-11-27T11:11:50+00:00November 27th, 2013|Categories: Sexual Violence|

It was a pleasure to speak with Ottawa’s Julie Lalonde yesterday on her CHUO show The Third Wave. Julie has a blog post on sexual violence that briefly mentions Rehtaeh. The response she got from a “jimmy j” is simply disgusting. No surprise that person is the same one who wrote filth about Rehtaeh on […]

21 11, 2013

The Right Legislation at the Right Time

By |2013-11-21T15:25:09+00:00November 21st, 2013|Categories: Random Posts|Tags: , |

It was hard for us to believe. The sharing of a humiliating image of our daughter Rehtaeh, taken without her knowledge, was not a police matter. We were told it was a community issue, not a legal one. A ‘community issue’ is lingo for there’s nothing you can do about it and/or it’s to big […]

20 11, 2013

Cyberbullying legislation to be announced

By |2013-11-20T13:59:54+00:00November 20th, 2013|Categories: Random Posts|Tags: |

Welcome news this morning. [box type=”shadow” align=”alignleft” width=”600″ ]OTTAWA – The federal government is poised to announce new legislation Wednesday that will make it a crime to distribute intimate images without the consent of the person in those pictures. Justice Minister Peter MacKay and Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney are set to announce the details […]

15 11, 2013

Canadian Arrests Underscore Importance of Reporting to Cybertip.ca

By |2013-11-15T13:08:30+00:00November 15th, 2013|Categories: Social Media|Tags: , , |

I am very proud to know many of the people working tirelessly at the Canadian Centre for Child Protection and honoured that to call them friends. [box type=”shadow” align=”aligncenter” ]TORONTO – At least 386 children have been rescued from sexual exploitation and hundreds of suspects arrested in a sweeping child pornography investigation that began with […]

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