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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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Proposed bill removes barriers, improves access to justice

The Ontario government has introduced a new bill which, if passed, would amend various statutes […]

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Law takes aim at cyberbullies

Cyberbullying is a broad term encompassing a range of verbal and emotional abuse that occurs […]

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Sexual Abuse & Limitation Periods in Ontario: Soon a Thing of the Past?

Sexual abuse lawyer Elizabeth Grace reviews sexual abuse limitation periods and the proposed changes to […]

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The Importance of Apologies for Sexual Abuse

As reported in a recent CBC News story, the Anglican Church of Canada apologized recently […]

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Clergy sexual abuse – Reverend David Woodall, United Church Minister

Three civil suits have been commenced against Rev. David Woodall, a former United Church minister, […]

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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

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

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

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Widespread Sexual Abuse of Children in Remote Northern Community Results in Another Priest Being Found Guilty of Sex-Related Offences

The press reported late last week that former Roman Catholic priest and Oblate missionary Eric […]

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