OCRCC in the Media

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‘No one should have to wait’: Supports for sexual assault survivors

The Toronto Rape Crisis Centre and Ontario’s 41 other sexual-assault centres are a lifeline to scores of survivors of sexual ...
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Sexual assault centres struggle with limited funding as more women come forward to say #MeToo

In Toronto, wait times for sexual violence counselling are around 11 months. The Avalon Sexual Assault Centre in Halifax stopped putting ...
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Ontario’s revamped compensation program unavailable to victims of historical sexual crimes: OCRCC Responds

The network of sexual assault and rape crisis centres across Ontario is demanding Ontario's attorney general reverse recent changes to victim ...
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Victims left short by program changes: Ontario critics

People working on the front lines to support victims of crime say Ontario’s changes to support programs will rob some ...
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Statistics Canada: Almost 19% year over year increase in Sexual Assaults in Ontario

Last week, Statistics Canada released recent findings of Incident-based crime statistics[1] in Canada. In these statistics, we can see that ...
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Sexual violence crisis centre faces an uncertain future

York Region’s only sexual violence crisis centre faces an uncertain future after promised provincial funding falls through. The Women’s Support ...
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Has #MeToo really made a difference?: NOW Toronto

The #MeToo movement surged in the fall of 2017. But it hasn’t exactly changed everything. When it comes to sexual ...
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Ontario’s Rape crisis centres continue to await promised funding

Rape crisis centres don’t yet know if they will receive additional funding promised by Ontario’s previous Liberal government earlier this year as ...
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Sexual assault centres are overwhelmed in the #MeToo era

In Waterloo Region, a woman was visiting her doctor's office when she noticed a sign and phone number for the ...
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#SurvivorsCan’tWait: Ontario rape crisis centres still awaiting funding promised

Included in the Ontario gender-based violence strategy was up to $14.8-million over three years to increase the capacity of current ...
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