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2 May 2017

Column: Judges need to know more about sexual violence

Sudbury Star May 1, 2017

Federal Court Justice Robin Camp leaves a Canadian Judicial Council inquiry in a Calgary hotel, Friday, September 9, 2016. A committee of the Canadian Judicial Council has recommended the removal of a judge over controversial comments he made in a Calgary sex assault trial. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Todd Korol) 

See link for full article.

Sexual Assault Awareness Month 2 May 2017

Sexual Assault Awareness Month

May 2017

May is Sexual Assault Prevention Month. Ontario recognizes this month is a time to raise awareness about the devastating impact of sexual assault and focus on the measures being taken to stop violence and support survivors.

9 March 2017

Judge in "knees together" trial resigns after council recommends he be fired....

Globe and Mail article March 9, 2017

A judge who asked a complainant in a rape case why she did not keep her knees together has resigned, after a judicial disciplinary body recommended that he be removed from the bench.  Read article in link......

VOICES for Women and the SUDBURY WOLVES awareness night 3 March 2017

VOICES for Women and the SUDBURY WOLVES awareness night

Please join us in support of the OHL ONSIDE awareness campaign on March 10, 2017

What is OHL ONSIDE? 

OHL ONSIDE is a leading edge initiative between the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) and the Ontario Coalition of Rape Crisis Centres (OCRCC). The OHL ONSIDE program is aimed at increasing the understanding and awareness of the player’s responsibility to demonstrate respect for women through their actions and words. This project has been developed as a two hour workshop with opportunity for personal development and ongoing leadership as young men in the Ontario Hockey League. This initiative will see the Ontario Hockey League as leaders in promoting the importance of respectful relationships between young men and women in their communities.

Tampon Tuesday 23 February 2017

Tampon Tuesday

Celebrate International Women's Day at Tampon Tuesday

Tampon Tuesday is a unique way to gather with others in your community to network, socialize, and go with the flow! Everyone is encouraged to bring Menstrual Hygiene Products for the Foodbank and the Women's Centre in Sudbury.

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