As 2019 comes to a close, three recent sexual assault cases make apparent the continuing and desperate need for judges to receive proper education in the dynamics of sexual violence. As Patricia Hughes wrote recently in Slaw: “Will we ever Continue reading When will they ever learn?
It will come as no revelation to those who know me that I like – no, need – to have a lot of control in my daily life: over the space I am in and the events that involve and Continue reading Letting go of control
On December 19th, Ontario Court Judge Doody dismissed all 19 charges against Joshua Boyle, in a verdict that took him three hours to present. Boyle, as many of you will recall, was charged with a number of offences against his Continue reading Women in struggle
When she was 11 years old, Robyn Hamlyn of Kingston watched a film at school about the world’s dire water situation and announced to her mother that she wanted to do something to fix it. Her mother suggested she write Continue reading “What can I do to fix it?”