Toronto police officer found guilty of sexually assaulting two women in cruiser

TORONTO – A Toronto police officer has been found guilty of sexually assaulting two women in his cruiser. It was the second trial for Sgt. Christopher Heard, a 23-year-veteran of the force, who was found not guilty of the same…

Halifax taxi driver charged with sexual assault previously appealed licence suspension

A Halifax taxi driver has been charged with sexual assault only months after the Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) allowed him to appeal a suspension of his taxi driver’s licence. Lesianu Zewdiewas Hweld, 44, of Halifax, is facing one count of…

Calgary sex offender Kenneth Hornby wants to change guilty plea

A convicted Calgary man, Kenneth Hornby, wants to withdraw his guilty plea in connection with the sexual assault of a five-year-old boy. Hornby pleaded guilty to molesting the boy in an alley in 2017. A judge was expected to rule…

Police issue warning over high-risk sex offender in the Halifax area

Police are warning the public about a high-risk sex offender living in the Halifax area. Halifax Regional Police say Jamie Alan Goreham, 46, was recently released from New Brunswick’s Dorchester Penitentiary after he completed a sentence for sexual assaults and…

University of Manitoba to take measures against sexual harassment, violence

The University of Manitoba is vowing to take action on sexual harassment, which has plagued the school in recent years. The school said they will accept all 43 recommendations made in an independent report which focused on how the university…