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The trauma of a sexual assault or abuse, whether for adults, children, or even family members of the survivor, can leave all parties feeling isolated and hopeless. The Lerners Sexual Assault and Abuse Team wants every survivor and their family to have access to all the resources they need to begin down a path of healing.

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Important Developments in Sexual Assault Law: Trial Decision against Royce Williamson and Trillium Lakelands District School Board

When a teacher sexually assaults a student, it is obvious they are directly responsible for […]

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News Flash: Conservative Government Disbands the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board

Late last week the Conservative government of Ontario tabled a budget titled “Protecting What Matters […]

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After #MeToo, Canada sees sharp increase in sexual assault complaints

The number of sexual assault complaints filed with police and classified as founded increased sharply […]

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Family Law Act Claims In Cases Of Sexual Abuse – Part 2

Lawyer Anna Matas explains compensation to family members for loss of guidance, care and companionship […]

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Ontario should follow Saskatchewan’s lead on revenge porn law

Ontario should follow Saskatchewan’s lead by introducing revenge porn legislation that makes it easier for […]

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Family Law Act Claims In Cases Of Sexual Abuse – Part 1

Did you know close relatives of sexual abuse survivors can be compensated? Lawyer Anna Matas […]

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ACTRA working to address sexual misconduct: Matas

The organization that represents Canada’s film, television and radio artists has undertaken steps to address […]

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Missed opportunities when derivative claims for sexual abuse aren’t considered

Both physical and psychological injuries affect survivors of sexual abuse and sexual assault directly. But […]

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Drug use and criminal activity don’t diminish truth of testimony

A man convicted of sexually assaulting an indigenous woman whom the Crown had jailed and […]

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