Elizabeth Grace's Archive

Defamation Risk – Is There A Defamation Risk For People Who Have Been Sexually Abused?

Lawyer Elizabeth Grace discusses the risks associated with publicly accusing a person of sexual misconduct, including sexual assault and sexual harassment.

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Ontario needs legislative reform to tackle gender-based violence

Elizabeth Grace said recently launched Never Okay Strategy has benefits, but province should be building on legislative reform… Read the full article on TheLawyersDaily.ca site.

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Limitation Periods – Can It Be Too Late To Sue For Sexual Abuse?

Lawyer Elizabeth Grace discusses what you need to know regarding limitation periods for claims of sexual abuse and sexual assault in the civil court system.    

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Civil suit gives sexual abuse victims more control

Civil lawsuits give sexual abuse survivors a degree of control and accountability that they cannot achieve in criminal cases, say Toronto civil sexual abuse lawyer Elizabeth Grace. Read the full article on AdvocateDaily.com.

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Sexual Assault – Can A Criminal Case Impact A Civil Case?

Lerners sexual assault lawyer, Elizabeth Grace, discusses the difference between criminal and civil proceedings and how one impacts the other.  

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Grace to speak at #AfterMeToo symposium

Toronto civil sexual abuse lawyer Elizabeth Grace will take part in a roundtable discussion at the #AfterMeToo event hosted by the Globe and Mail. For more information read the full article on the DailyAdvocate.com.

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No time limit to pursue sex assault allegations: Grace

Although a former Manitoba priest claims a woman waited too long to file a lawsuit that alleges sexual misconduct that began more than 15 years ago, Toronto civil sexual abuse lawyer Elizabeth Grace says there is no time limit to pursue these allegations, CBC News reports. Read the full article on AdvocateDaily.com

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Former Anglican priest says sexual relationship with parishioner was consensual

Nigel Packwood, a former Anglican priest in Manitoba who resigned in August 2016, has stated that a sexual relationship he had with a parishioner was consensual, according to CBC News. He has denied sexually assaulting the woman, after she sued Packwood and the Anglican Diocese of Brandon in September 2017. In his statement of defence […]

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Private boys school sued for sexual abuse by former staff member

Two former students have come forward years after suffering abuse at the hands of Anglican priest and school chaplain, Father Keith Gleed.  The two men have filed lawsuits against Lakefield College School after they were sexually assaulted by Father Keith Gleed during the 1970s.  The two men are seeking millions of dollars in damages. Two […]

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Public employers should avoid gag orders

Elizabeth Grace tells the CBC’s Go Public that Public employers should steer clear of “gag orders”,  after a B.C. woman accused Correctional Service Canada (CSC) of trying to buy her silence. Read the full article on AdocateDaily.com

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