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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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Former Arctic priest handed 19 – year sentence for sex offences

A defrocked Arctic priest was sentenced to 19 years in prison for dozens of horrendous […]

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Former cop appeals conviction in masseuse sex assault Thumbnail

Former cop appeals conviction in masseuse sex assault

A former Toronto police officer is appealing his criminal conviction and jail sentence in a […]

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Bill Cosby accusers face legal limits in U.S., unlike in Canada Thumbnail

Bill Cosby accusers face legal limits in U.S., unlike in Canada

The many women now accusing Bill Cosby of decades-old sexual assaults are unlikely to ever see their […]

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Should sexual assault victims still be kept anonymous?

In civil court, openness is the rule, says Elizabeth Grace, a lawyer who specializes in […]

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Woman sues CCAS, foster dad who got her pregnant

TORONTO – It was 1978 and she was a vulnerable, 15-year-old foster child placed by the Catholic […]

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Rare sex assault ruling will discourage victims from speaking out, advocates say Thumbnail

Rare sex assault ruling will discourage victims from speaking out, advocates say

A controversial libel case in which a judge ordered two Ontario women to pay their […]

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Ontario Works/ ODSP – Relevant Consideration in Abuse Claims

Elizabeth Grace was recently interviewed by Law Times News about the limitation on cash entitlements that […]

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Sexual Abuse at School: Who is Responsible?

The law has evolved rapidly since the Supreme Court of Canada clarified when vicarious liability […]

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Senior sues for $4.25 million after suffering severe sexual assault in Pine Hills Cemetery Thumbnail

Senior sues for $4.25 million after suffering severe sexual assault in Pine Hills Cemetery

Lerners sexual abuse lawyer, Elizabeth Grace, represents a woman who was brutally beaten and assaulted in […]

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