Has anything changed? Muskoka ‘Unfounded’ sexual assault reports revisited


Sexual assault is a crime that rarely goes punished by the criminal justice system. Untangling the reasons for this is complicated.

In 2017, a Globe and Mail report revealed how often police services across Canada did not even investigate a sexual assault complaint because investigators did not believe a crime occurred. The cases were deemed ‘unfounded.’ Six years after the original unfounded report was published, this news organization looked to see if anything has changed. 

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