Breaking the Cycle: Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women in Canada

Alexis Mulvenna The death of Tina Fontaine, a 15-year-old girl from Sagkeeng First Nation whose body was found dumped in Winnipeg’s Red River in August of 2014, reignited the debate surrounding Canada’s missing and murdered Aboriginal women. Fontaine’s name was added to a long list of others — including Maisy Odjick and Shannon Alexander from Maniwacki, […]

Legislating the Web: Cyber-Bullying and Online Privacy Rights

Fatimah Atcha On October 6th, 2012, 16-year-old Amanda Todd committed suicide after almost two years of online harassment. Less than a year later, a 17-year-old Nova Scotia girl hanged herself after videos of her sexual assault were posted and circulated online. Both events became prominent news stories and sparked significant national outrage, and the federal […]