Rehtaeh Parsons

politics

Doug Ford’s Sex-Ed Curriculum Repeal Will Lead to More Sex Assaults, Advocate Says

Glen Canning, the father of Rehtaeh Parsons, says Doug Ford’s plan will endanger students’ lives.
Manisha Krishnan
7.13.18
Tattoos

People Share the Tattoos They Got to Heal From Sexual Assault

'I just needed to feel something because I was so numb all the time.’
Manisha Krishnan
7.5.17
crime

Sexual Assault Advocates Pushing for Nova Scotia Judge’s Removal After Controversial Decision

After acquitting a Halifax cab driver of sexual assault, Justice Greg Lenehan said, “clearly a drunk can consent.”
Katie Toth
3.2.17
News

Nova Scotia Underage ‘Sexting Ring’ Trial Will Test New Law

But parents of bullied teens who committed suicide say more preventative measures are needed.
Manisha Krishnan
8.15.16
Stuff

Canada Needs to Catch Up to the Present with Cyberbullying Laws That Work

Today's Twitter harassment verdict shows the need for laws for the # generation.
Jake Kivanc
1.22.16
News

The Woman from the Calgary Stampede Threesome Reminds Us That Women Can Do Whatever They Want

When women are caught being sexual on the internet, it's still up to them to find a way to control their own stories. No one thinks twice about the men.
Sarah Ratchford
7.15.15
News

Canadian Forces Member Arrested in Rehtaeh Parsons Wikipedia Complaint

After repeated edits to the Wikipedia page on Rehtaeh Parsons' suicide, an unnamed member of the Canadian Forces has been arrested near Halifax, where the Parsons family lives.
Hilary Beaumont
2.26.15
News

Someone with a Canadian Department of National Defence IP Address Vandalised Rehtaeh Parsons' Wikipedia Page

A DND user changed the word "rape" to "consensual sex," among other things.
Hilary Beaumont
2.11.15
News

No Jail for the Man Who Texted Photo of Himself Penetrating Rehtaeh Parsons as She Vomited

The court case against the young man who was photographed having sex with a drunk and vomiting teen who later committed suicide has resulted in probation.
Hilary Beaumont
1.15.15
News

Does the New Nova Scotia Cyberbullying Law Verge on Censorship?

In the wake of the death of Rehtaeh Parsons, the provincial government developed the Cyber Safety Act. But in their haste to get the legislation enacted, they may have included a flaw that could end up making the law unconstitutional.
Martha Cote
2.14.14
News

The Conservatives Are Using Cyberbullying to Normalize Online Surveillance

A new law is being proposed that would supposedly crack down on "cyberbullies," but its language also targets terrorists and those who steal cable TV signals. This appears to be the latest trojan horse manoeuvre by Harper's government.
Patrick McGuire
11.25.13
News

"Two Males" Have Been Arrested in Connection with the Rehtaeh Parsons Case

This morning, the Nova Scotia RCMP announced they had made two arrests in connection to Rehtaeh’s case but added in their press release, “no further information is being released at this time.” We spoke to Anonymous to get their thoughts.
Patrick McGuire
8.8.13
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