27 03, 2014

Standing Up and Losing Faith

By |2014-03-27T20:04:18+00:00March 27th, 2014|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Standing Up and Losing Faith

*The names in this story have been changed. [su_dropcap size=”3″]I[/su_dropcap]t sounds familiar — the anger, the sorrow, the pain, and the confusion. How could doing the right thing leave you feeling so let down? So disappointed? Anne’s story hits close to home. Another young victim forever changed. She tells me that she “feels like she’s lost a loved one.” She feels like she’s broken.She hates […]

23 01, 2014

Woman Calls Childhood Rapist

By |2014-01-23T18:16:59+00:00January 23rd, 2014|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , |Comments Off on Woman Calls Childhood Rapist

A California woman has posted a YouTube video of a confrontation with a woman she says sexually abused her nearly 16 years ago. “Why did you do that,” Jamie Carrillo, 28, of Victorville, asked her alleged abuser during a secretly recorded phone conversation. “I was only 12 years old when I met you. Do you realize that ? What you did is wrong?” The woman […]

10 01, 2014

“Stop Hating Online” TV Ad

By |2014-01-10T14:00:48+00:00January 10th, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |Comments Off on “Stop Hating Online” TV Ad

Yesterday morning I had the opportunity to speak to hundreds students at Fairview Junior High School in Halifax. I was invited by Federal Justice Minister Peter MacKay to help introduce the new national campaign that emphasizes the legal consequences of cyberbullying. The campaign is called Stop Hating Online and it outlines what constitutes cyberbullying and what to do if you’re a victim or a victim’s […]

21 11, 2013

The Right Legislation at the Right Time

By |2013-11-21T15:25:09+00:00November 21st, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , |1 Comment

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 for the police to handle so go away. The photo […]

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: , , |Comments Off on Canadian Arrests Underscore Importance of Reporting to Cybertip.ca

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 a Toronto man, police revealed Thursday.[/box] The protection of children […]

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