Protesters call for Ottawa Coun. Rick Chiarelli’s resignation over misconduct allegations

A group of protesters stood up at an Ottawa city council meeting on Wednesday wearing shirts emblazoned with the message “Resign Rick” after embattled Coun. Rick Chiarelli arrived for council’s budget vote. Later, the protesters went out to the lobby…

Quebec sexual assault victims will soon have access to free legal aid

Survivors of sexual assault in Quebec will soon have greater access to legal aid as part of a new pilot project in the province. The provincial government announced Monday it is providing $2.6 million to help the Juripop legal clinic…

Remembering the women killed in the École Polytechnique massacre

Dec. 6, 2019 marks 30 years since the attack at École Polytechnique. On that day, in 1989, a man determined to kill feminists took the lives of 14 women. He killed: Geneviève Bergeron, Hélène Colgan, Nathalie Croteau, Barbara Daigneault, Anne-Marie…

Regina pastor loses license over alleged sexually driven text messages

A Regina pastor was forced to give up his license due to alleged inappropriate behaviour towards women in his congregation. Two women recently came forward in a local podcast, Shipwreck over Safety accusing Rev. Jerven Weekes of inappropriate sexual behaviour.…

Regina pastor loses license over alleged sexually driven text messages

A Regina pastor was forced to give up his license due to alleged inappropriate behaviour towards women in his congregation. Two women recently came forward in a local podcast, Shipwreck over Safety accusing Rev. Jerven Weekes of inappropriate sexual behaviour.…

University of Manitoba to take measures against sexual harassment, violence

The University of Manitoba is vowing to take action on sexual harassment, which has plagued the school in recent years. The school said they will accept all 43 recommendations made in an independent report which focused on how the university…

SHRC combating workplace sexual harassment in workplace with federal funding

The Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission (SHRC) says funding from the federal government will help combat sexual harassment in the workplace. The SHRC said the $1.6 million over five years will be used, in part, to dispel myths and misinformation surrounding…

Feds announce $3.7M for Ontario legal clinics to address workplace sexual harassment

The federal government is providing more than $3.7 million for legal clinics in Ontario to address workplace sexual harassment. In Cobourg, Ont., on Tuesday morning, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada David Lametti announced $3.747 million in funding…