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More support needed for victims of sexual assault: lawyer

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 @ 1:12 PM | By Ian Burns

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has released its strategy for dealing with sexual assault cases as a result of media outcry regarding the number of cases in the past deemed to have no merit, but a lawyer who has worked with victims says more support is needed for people who come forward to ensure they understand the legal implications of their complaints.

Elizabeth Grace, Lerners LLPThe OPP Victim Response Support Strategy is the result of an investigation of sexual assault cases closed by the provincial force...