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Femme Wave feminist arts festival hopes to change, challenge and entertain

It should have been an evening to savour, not one that replaced the sweet taste of accomplishment with a bitter and sour outlook on the way things are. 1,198 more words


Opinion: Sexual harassment scandals should not be routine

Canadians have grown accustomed to scandals that put the spotlight on the topic of sexual harassment of women: think of the allegations against Jian Ghomeshi, Marcel Aubut, the Val d’Or police officers. 604 more words


Margaret Cho remains unapologetic when she says 'I wanna kill my rapist'

MONTREAL – Off the top of her head, comedian Margaret Cho can easily think of twelve instances where she felt violated.

And she’s mad.

“I’ve experienced so many types of assault, and I wanted to put the stories out there,” Cho told Global News over the phone from her tour in Hawaii. 582 more words


How the Jian Ghomeshi scandal has led to a rash of sexual harassment claims against high-profile males

Marcel Aubut, former president of the Canadian Olympic Committee is the latest instance in a rash of high-powered and profile males beset by sexual harassment allegations, with a former Ontario Premier, David Peterson and CBC host Jian Ghomeshi, among those ranks. 603 more words


Aubut's resignation raises spectre of abuse of power

Jenn Heil wants the resignation of Marcel Aubut as president of the Canadian Olympic Committee to serve as the start line for a nationwide conversation about the abuse of power in amateur sport. 682 more words


Canadian Olympic Committee's President Resigns, Realizes Showing up at Meetings in Boxers "Questionable"

It’s all in a night’s work for CBC’s Adrienne Arsenault, who Saturday morning took middle-of-the-night calls from sources informing her that Marcel Aubut, the president of the Canadian Olympic Committee (aptly acronymed ‘COC’) will be resigning after sexual harassment complaints against him were withdrawn.  446 more words


Ex-CBC host Ghomeshi to return to court for trial in February 2016 after pleading not guilty to all charges

TORONTO — Disgraced former broadcaster Jian Ghomeshi is headed to trial after he pleaded not guilty to five charges, including four counts of sexual assault and one count of overcoming resistance by choking. 175 more words