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Why Winnipeg leads nation in fewest unfounded sex assault cases

Thursday, February 16, 2017 @ 1:59 PM | By Amanda Jerome

Police services across Canada have been called into action by an investigation done by the Globe and Mail on the high rates of unfounded sex assault cases. The 20-month investigation pulled data from 870 police forces across the country and found that one out of every five sexual assault complaints is reported as unfounded. This has resulted in the review of over 10,000 allegations.


Karen Busby, a professor and academic director of the Centre for Human Rights Research in the Faculty of Law at the...