Tag Archives: child pornography

Guilty Plea in Rehtaeh Parsons Case


This morning I sat in a Halifax courtroom and listened as one of the young men involved with my daughter’s case changed his plea to guilty. He is guilty of producing child pornography. He is the person who clicked the button on that cellphone, and as simply as that, he ended her life. It’s a bittersweet moment. I’m sure some ... Read More »

Judge upholds ban in child pornography case


Halifax youth court judge Jamie Campbell upheld a ban “protecting the identity” of Rehtaeh in the prominent child pornography case. “When judges stretch the law to accommodate (a particular case) they risk creating precedents that aren’t what anyone intended to happen,” Campbell said. “It’s going to have implications that go beyond this case, that’s what terrifies me.” Media lawyer Nancy ... Read More »

Bill C-13


Version française ci-dessous May 13, 2014 The House of Commons’ Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights Ottawa, Ont., CANADA Mr. Chair, Good morning and thank you for allowing me to come here today and express my thoughts on Bill C-13. My name is Glen Canning. In April of 2013 my daughter, Rehtaeh Parsons, ended her life following a very ... Read More »

Guest Post – Her Name Is Rehtaeh Parsons


Posted with permission – Kim’s Corner She could be your daughter.  She could be your friend.  She could be the girl two houses over, who babysits your kids or walks your dog. She could be any 17 yr. old girl trying to get through this roller coaster we call life. She loved animals. She was a big sister. She cared about people. ... Read More »

Myths, Misconceptions, and Rape Culture

Below is a list of questions, myths, and misconceptions regarding Rehtaeh’s case and circumstances. We have handed Murray Segal a separate set of questions for him to ask the police. When his review is complete hopefully those will be answered. If you have a question you would like me to address please ask. I will gladly add them to this ... Read More »

Canadian Arrests Underscore Importance of Reporting to Cybertip.ca

I am very proud to know many of the people working tirelessly at the Canadian Centre for Child Protection and honoured that to call them friends. The protection of children is all of our responsibility. We are not powerless, it is in our control. ~ Lianna McDonald, Executive Director of the Canadian Centre for Child Protection Media Release Thursday morning, ... Read More »

Anatomy of a Troll

Trolls come in a variety of different sizes and shapes. Some are the hit and run types and will create a different username and profile for each attack while others are in it for the long haul and stick to a single profile. Trolls have been studied for awhile and the more thats learned about them the more an understanding ... Read More »

Speaking Notes – Charges in Rehtaeh Parsons Investigation

Chief Superintendent Roland Wells, Halifax District RCMP “Good evening. Chief Blais and I are here today to provide an update on the investigation involving Rehtaeh Parsons. We committed to the community and media that when our investigation was completed we would provide an update. Earlier today we announced arrests of two males in relation to the ongoing investigation involving Rehtaeh ... Read More »