Canadian family

Workers for Service Canada were issued a correction to a previous directive regarding greeting callers with non-specific gender neutral language. The old directive caused mass confusion over the use of “parents” instead of “mother” or “father” — when speaking to the public.

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judge

The Canadian Judicial Council is reviewing the improper conduct of a judge after he blamed a 19-year-old rape victim for not doing enough to prevent her rape.

The teenager accused her rapist of sexually assaulting her as she bent over a bathroom sink at a party in 2014.

Federal Court Justice Robin Camp, who presided over the rapist’s trial, asked the woman, “Why couldn’t you just keep your knees together?”

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