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Resources For Survivors

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Resources For Survivors

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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Our Response to a Recent Statement Issued to Parents by the CDSBEO

The Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario (CDSBEO) recently issued a statement to parents. […]

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Criminal Conviction Advantageous For Subsequent Civil Lawsuit: Latest on Summary Judgment in Sexual Assault Cases

In sexual abuse and violence cases that are pursued in the civil courts, it is […]

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Prohibitions on Non-Disclosure Agreements in Canada: Ontario’s Amended Bill 26

Also authored by: Vanshika Dhawan In our previous blog post discussing prohibitions on non-disclosure agreements […]

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CCLISAR’s Submission on Bill 26 to the Standing Committee

On November 22nd, written and oral submissions were made to the Standing Committee on Social […]

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Prohibitions on Non-Disclosure Agreements in Canada: PEI, Ontario, and Beyond

Authored by: Zahra Vaid, Elizabeth Grace and Vanshika Dhawan One year after PEI’s Green Party […]

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“I can now put my energy into healing and creating the life I want for myself and my family.”

I spoke with a few different attorneys before deciding on Lerners, but the choice was […]

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“With the settlement I received, I can move on from my trauma and focus on building a better future.”

“My experience with Elizabeth and her team was extremely positive and productive from day one. […]

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The Anatomy of the Tort of Family Violence – A Promising Development for Survivors of Sexual Violence

Earlier this year, in Ahluwalia v Ahluwalia 2022 ONSC 1303, Justice Renu Mandhane of the […]

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