Tag Archives: Manitoba

Education for Judges?

Manitoba’s provincial government recently decided to not make any changes to the training judges are required to attend regarding sexual assault law. This is in spite of other provinces, like Ontario, enforcing training for all new judges (some would like the training to be mandated to all existing judges). Sexual assault stands out as statistically […]

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Elder Abuse Awareness Day: Abuse Disclosures

On June 15, 2016, World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) celebrates its 10th anniversary.  Started in 2006 by the International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse, the day is set aside to bring global awareness about the mistreatment of older persons. Elder abuse, according to Manitoba’s chapter of WEAAD, is defined as “any act […]

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Survivor’s Hope Surveying Survivors, Community to Enhance Services

May 29th to June 4th, 2016 is Victims and Survivors of Crime Week in Canada. This year’s theme is The Power of our Voices. “This is an important time to hear survivors’ stories and to look at what programming we need in our communities to support victims and survivors of crime, said Holly Parcey, Director […]

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