News and Press

Media advisories and press releases

Inquiry into Justice Robin Camp’s conduct  – a national Coalition of women’s organizations commends the decision of the committee (November 30, 2016, PDF)
The Family Law Education for Women (FLEW) Campaign launching two new videos in American Sign Language (ASL) (September 19, 2016, PDF)

Coalition intervenes in inquiry into Justice Robin Camp’s conduct during sexual assault trial (July 14, 2016, PDF)
METRAC and Jane Doe announce new sexual violence/rape warning system (July 7, 2015, PDF)
Essential report on campus sexual assault policies released (November 20, 2014, PDF)
Karyn L. Freedman, author of “One Hour in Paris: a True Story of Rape and Recovery”, speaks to her experiences (May 23, 2014, PDF)

Recent news stories

2017

Globe and Mail article on standalone sexual assault policy at UBC (February 12, 2017)
CTV video news clip on the Globe and Mail’s investigation into sexual assaults deemed “unfounded” [VIDEO] (February 9, 2017)
CBC News article on sexual assault survivors and rape myths (January 28, 2017)
CBC News article on Webbing With Wisdom launch (January 12, 2017)

2016

Academic Matters article written by METRAC staff on Campus Sexual Violence (December 7, 2016)
View the Vibe Magazine article on TTC sexual assault figures (November 11, 2016)
Yahoo News article on Ontario judge sporting Trump campaign slogan (November 11, 2016)
Chatelaine article on advice from Canadian women on how to combat feelings of despair (November 9, 2016)

CBC News video news clip on TTC sex-assault numbers [VIDEO] (November 2, 2016)

CBC News article on TTC sex-assault numbers (October 31, 2016)
Metro News Toronto article on women advocates’ response to the UN’s appointment of Wonder Woman as ambassador for women’s empowerment (October 24, 2016)
Capital News article on Carleton University’s draft sexual violence policy (October 14, 2016)
Metro News Toronto article on the Family Law Education for Women (FLEW) campaign and the new video resources for Deaf women in ASL (September 20, 2016)
Toronto NOW Article on changes to Ontario Tenancy Law mentions METRAC’s Community Justice Program as a resource (September 19, 2016)
CTV Two Alberta Primetime interview on Fighting Sexual Assaults on Campus (September 9, 2016, VIDEO)
Metro News Toronto article on the Masked Bride’s performance art featuring a quote by METRAC (July 22, 2016)
CityNews article on METRAC’s intervener status in Justice Robin Camp inquiry as part of a coalition (July 11, 2016)
Metro News Toronto article on ReAct’s #HealthyLove project (February 11, 2016)

2015

NOW Magazine article on METRAC’s Safety Information System (December 11, 2015)
Ming Pao Canada Daily News article on METRAC’s Safety Information System (December 11, 2015)
FindLaw Canada article on METRAC’s Safety Information System (December 10, 2015)
Metro News Toronto article on METRAC’s Safety Information System (December 6, 2015)
Desi News article featuring METRAC (October 2015)
Toronto Star article on METRAC’s Safety Information System (July 19, 2015)
Radio Canada International article on METRAC’s Safety Information System (July 15, 2015)
CP24 article on METRAC’s Safety Information System (July 14, 2015)
Newstalk 1010 article on METRAC’s Safety Information System (July 14, 2015)
Talk Radio AM640 article on METRAC’s Safety Information System (July 14, 2015)
Globe and Mail article on METRAC’s Safety Information System (July 14, 2015)
Global News article on METRAC’s Safety Information System (July 14, 2015)
Toronto Metro article on METRAC’s new Toronto Safe City Committee (March 30, 2015): image
CBC News article on new university sexual assault protocol (January 19, 2015)
VICE Canada article on Ontario physicians and surgeons policy on sexual assault (January 14, 2015)

2014

Toronto Star article on Ontario universities’ response to sexual assault prevention and response (November 29, 2014)
CP24 segment on sexual assault cases in the courts (November 26, 2014)
CBC News article and segment on campus sexual assault policies (November 21, 2014)
Toronto Star article on campus sexual assault policies (November 20, 2014) – trigger warning
Maclean’s Magazine article on sexual harassment as a social issue (November 13, 2014)
Global Toronto segment on early education on consent and harassment (November 7, 2014)
City News Toronto segment on workplace sexual harassment (November 7, 2014)
Toronto Star article on workplace sexual harassment policy (November 6, 2014)
City News Toronto segment on workplace sexual harassment (November 5, 2014)
Maclean’s Magazine article on campus sexual assault policy (October 30, 2014)
Humber News article on California’s “yes means yes” rule (September 29, 2014)

Press inquiries

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