Tag Archives: Sexual Assault

Toronto Lawyer charged in string of sexual assaults News

By Sasha Azeez A Toronto lawyer has been charged on allegations of sexual assault against three teenage girls in two separate areas of the city, Toronto Police announced on Thursday. Francois Lesieur, 32, was arrested on Sunday, and charged with four counts of sexual assault targeting girls between the ages of 13 and 16, police

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Change in policy on sexual assault needed for Canadian universities News

Christiana Chan Sexual violence in Canadian universities has repeatedly made headlines over the past few years, and the handling of sexual assault cases has called into question school policies. Now, the clock is ticking on what these schools are going to do about it. “Many universities and colleges have not taken an active step in

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Ghomeshi Trial Day Six: Judge to see evidence from fourth witness News

Veronica Appia The judge in the Jian Ghomeshi trial ruled Tuesday that evidence will be allowed from a fourth and final witness presented by the Crown. The decision by Judge William Horkins came after the defence submitted that Trailer Park Boys actress Lucy DeCoutere fabricated her testimony and colluded with the third witness. Ghomeshi has pleaded not guilty to four counts

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