The Ontario Native Women's Association (ONWA) Releases Paper on Sex Trafficking of Indigenous Women and Girls
The paper calls for increased research and funding to better understand the domestic and international sex trafficking of Indigenous women and girls in Ontario and beyond.
While the strategy will not focus solely on indigenous women, the province acknowledges that the exploitation "overwhelmingly" affects indigenous women.
More than just a lesson about sexual consent, the sessions allow participants to understand their emotions and how to control them, said METRAC's program director Andrea Gunraj.
Toronto lawyer David Butt and METRAC legal director Tamar Witelson say the trial has turned a spotlight on how the legal system handles sexual assault cases.
If implemented, the changes would allow for four-month unpaid internships in federally-regulated sectors like banking and telecommunications.
If there was information that could be used to undermine the complainants' statements in this trial, someone should have thoroughly explored that far in advance of the trial: author.
The Affordable Access Coalition, made up of public policy, consumer advocate, and anti-poverty organizations, is asking the CRTC to subsidize internet access for low-income and rural Canadians.
The ISAC has made a submission to the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights on Canada's implementation of its obligations under the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.
Many First Nation teenagers who leave home to come to Thunder Bay, Ont., for high school are suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), according to a high school nurse in the city.
Marie Slark was institutionalized at the Huronia facility at age 7 and lived there until she was 21. Patricia Seth was admitted to the centre at age six and lived there for almost 15 years.