Elizabeth K.P. Grace

Elizabeth K.P. Grace

Lerners LLP

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Widespread Sexual Abuse of Children in Remote Northern Community Results in Another Priest Being Found Guilty of Sex-Related...

The press reported late last week that former Roman Catholic priest and Oblate missionary Eric Dejaeger has been convicted on 24 of 80 sex-related charges involving Inuit children from the remote community of Igloolik in the...more

9/17/2014 - Aboriginal Issues Canada Minors Priests Sexual Abuse

Violation of Human Rights May Now Yield Additional Remedies in Abuse Cases

Ontario’s human rights legislation underwent various amendments in 2008. For the first time, a court deciding a civil lawsuit was allowed to order remedies for violation of human rights protected under the Human Rights Code....more

1/30/2014 - Canada Discrimination Human Rights Sexual Abuse Sexual Assault

Lawyers call for higher damages in civil sexual assault cases

As a lawyer who regularly represents victims of sexual abuse, I was interviewed by Law Times about the quantum of damages awarded to successful plaintiffs in civil claims for sexual assault and sexual abuse. While the courts...more

10/18/2013 - Aggravated Damages Canada Damages Sexual Abuse Sexual Assault

School Board Liability for Sexual Abuse of Students by Staff - An Area to be Watched

In the last year, there have been two Ontario trial decisions dealing with sexual abuse of students by teachers. While we are still awaiting the full decision in the second case, it appears these cases may have yielded...more

4/12/2013 - Canada Employer Liability Issues School Safety Sexual Abuse Sexual Conduct Students Teachers

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