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Advocates push for changes to sexual consent, prostitution laws as top court hears Gladue case

 

October 12, 2018



Canada's top court begins hearings tomorrow in a case that is sparking case-specific demands for justice, as well as for widespread reforms to amend sexual consent laws and curb sexual violence against Indigenous women.

Fifteen interveners will appear before the Supreme Court of Canada for hearings Thursday that will determine whether Bradley Barton will face a new trial in the death of Edmonton Métis woman Cindy Gladue.

https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/barton-gladue-indigenous-consent-sexual-assault-1.4857451


 

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