I was at the CBC when the Ghomeshi scandal broke and got an inside view of its institutional failures.
By signing a peace bond, former CBC radio star Jian Ghomeshi will dodge a second sexual assault trial that was scheduled for June 6. He was acquitted of five other sex assault charges earlier this year.
Sources say the former CBC host will sign a peace bond—a court order requiring him to abide by good behavior—instead.
Yet another woman has come forward with disturbing allegations against the former CBC host.
Linda Redgrave says the judge was not respectful to women or sex assault victims.
After a judge declined to charge the Canadian radio host on multiple counts of sexual assault, employing victim-blaming rhetoric in the process, one woman is trying to change the way violence against women is adjudicated.
Why I didn't behave like I was expected to or report my assault to police.
The judge said the inconsistencies in testimony undermined the complainants' credibility.
Ex-radio star Jian Ghomeshi may have been cleared of sexual assault charges in Toronto this week, but the debate around sexual assault and the law isn't over in Canada.
The former CBC host was charged with four counts of sexual assault and one count of overcoming resistance by choking after three women accused him of hitting them, pulling their hair, and strangling them until they couldn't breathe.
Former CBC host Jian Ghomeshi has been acquitted of four counts of sexual assault and one count of overcome resistance by choking.
In a trial that has captivated Canada, Jian Ghomeshi's defense rests on whether the judge believes the witnesses are trustworthy.