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APPEALS - Grounds - Bias - Miscarriage of justice - Powers of appellate court - New trial - Summary conviction appeals

Monday, May 15, 2017 @ 11:57 AM  

Appeal by the accused, PG, from a summary conviction appeal court judgment affirming his conviction for three counts of sexual assault. The accused resided with his girlfriend and her daughter, the complainant, age 15 as of 2010. Following the end of the relationship, the complainant and her mother had an argument over an unrelated matter. The complainant disclosed the allegations in the course of the argument. The defence position was the allegations were fabricated to deflect the subject matter of the argument. The accused and the...