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Criminal Code offences - Sexual offences - Sexual interference - Offences against person and reputation - Assaults - Sexual assault

Thursday, January 19, 2017 @ 7:00 PM  

Appeal by the Crown from George’s acquittal for sexual interference and sexual assault. George had sexual intercourse with a 14-year-old friend of her teenage children. George had not known the complaint’s age at the time of the encounter. A couple of months later, George applied to become a member of the RCMP. One question on the application form asked whether she had ever engaged in sexual activity with a person under the age of 16. The question prompted her to take steps to ascertain the complainant’s...