Topic: rehtaeh parsons
Rehtaeh Parsons' death changed the conversation about sexual assault and consent
When Rehtaeh Parsons died following a suicide attempt, a national conversation was sparked on how people address sexual assault and consent. The outrage over her death, and what led to it, is still felt five years later, especially in her home community of Cole Harbour, N.S. CBC News spoke to family and friends of Parsons' about her legacy.
The legacy of Rehtaeh Parsons five years after her death
It's been five years since the tragic death of a Cole Harbour girl, Rehtaeh Parsons. Her death triggered outrage. CBC Reporter Elizabeth Chiu has been looking into what Rehtaeh's death has meant.
Girl on Fire program finds success among female students at Sackville High
Listen and watch members of Girl on Fire at Sackville High School talk about consent, sexual assault and Rehtaeh Parsons.
Man convicted in Rehtaeh Parsons case accused of Eastern Passage robbery
A man convicted of distributing child pornography in the Rehtaeh Parsons case is in trouble with the law again, accused of robbing a pedestrian in Eastern Passage earlier this week.
Rehtaeh Parsons memorial walk held in Cole Harbour
More than 50 people gathered in Cole Harbour Saturday for a walk honouring Rehtaeh Parsons.
Cyberbullying has 'hugely disproportionate impact on women and girls'
A Vancouver-based advocacy group says the suicides of young women such as Amanda Todd aren't merely the result of cyberbullying, but a reflection of the widespread problem of cyber misogyny.
Rehtaeh Parsons suspect facing new charges
One of the teens originally charged in the case is now accused of threatening to kill the girl's father
Summit in Charlottetown drew hundreds to hear personal stories about online harassment
Rehtaeh Parsons Facebook ad a 'textbook' case of online photo abuse
The discovery of an image of Rehtaeh Parsons, the Nova Scotia teen who died in April, in an online dating ad on Facebook has outraged her parents and put the social media site on the defensive. Experts say it’s yet more proof that it is almost impossible to control where images uploaded to the internet ultimately end up.
Rehtaeh Parsons's father receives death threat
Police are investigating after Glen Canning reportedly received an online death threat
Rehtaeh Parsons's mom on Dr. Phil
TV therapist facing criticism over tweet asking if it is OK to have sex with a drunk girl
Rehtaeh Parsons suspects face child porn charges
Two 18-year-old suspects expected to appear in court Thursday
Police role in Rehtaeh Parsons case
N.S. police and public prosecution's investigation to be examined by Ontario reviewer
N.S. introduces new cyberbullying laws
Nova Scotia creates cyberbullying legislation in aftermath of the death of Rehtaeh Parsons
Hospital denies strip-search
Rehtaeh Parsons' father says she was strip-searched by 2 men at IWK Health Centre in 2012
Rehtaeh's father speaks out
The father of Rehtaeh Parsons says his teenage daughter was strip-searched by two men while receiving treatment for suicidal thoughts
PM meets crime victims
Stephen Harper makes remarks to start a round table discussion with victims of crime
N.S. tackles cyberbullying
MLA Marilyn More gives details about Canada's 1st cyberbullying investigative unit
Rehtaeh's family in Ottawa
The parents of Rehtaeh Parsons are demanding news laws to help stop the cyberbullying they say was responsible for their daughter's suicide.
Push for cyberbullying law
Nova Scotia Premier Darrell Dexter discusses legal reforms to prevent cyberbullying
Another family grieves
In a story shockingly similar to that of Nova Scotia's Rehtaeh Parsons, the family of an American teen says she too was bullied to the point where she took her own life.
3 to Watch
Wendy Mesley is joined by three panelists to talk about the big stories coming up this week: the attack ads targeting new Liberal leader Justin Trudeau, the suicide of Nova Scotia teen Rehtaeh Parsons and Justin Bieber's message about Anne Frank.
Farewell to Rehtaeh
Hundreds packed a Halifax church to say goodbye to Rehtaeh Parsons, the Nova Scotia teen who took her own life after allegedly being sexually assaulted and bullied.
500 supporters mourn Rehtaeh Parsons at funeral
Parsons' funeral drew family, friends, politicians and community members, while outrage swells online
Former head of NS bullying task force
Wayne MacKay, former chair of the Nova Scotia Task Force on Bullying and Cyberbullying, investigated three teen suicides in Nova Scotia in 2011
Parsons' death all too familiar to NS mother
Pam Murchison, whose daughter was one of three girls who took their own lives in January 2011, says the Nova Scotia government has done little to deal with bullying
RCMP reopens Parsons case
Halifax Regional Police and RCMP are reopening the investigation into the death of Rehtaeh Parsons
RCMP on Parsons case
Halifax RCMP Cpl. Scott MacRae comments on the reopening of the Rehtaeh Parsons case
Why reopen Parsons case?
Law professor Nicholas Bala and the Elizabeth Fry Society's Kim Pate discuss the RCMP's decision to reopen the investigation into Rehtaeh Parsons' death
Raffi on protecting children
Singer Raffi Cavoukian is also founder of the Centre for Child Honouring
Vigil for Rehtaeh
Nova Scotia Premier Darrell Dexter has appointed 4 government departments to look into the death of Rehtaeh Parsons
New cyberbullying law?
MPs Kellie Lietch, Hoang Mai and Hedy Fry debate whether Canada needs a new law to curb cyberbullying, in the aftermath of the death of Rehtaeh Parsons
N.S. premier on Parsons' death
Nova Scotia Premier Darrell Dexter comments on the death of Rehtaeh Parsons
Review into Rehtaeh Parsons' death
Marilyn More has been appointed to lead the intergovernmental review into the death of Rehtaeh Parsons
Dealing with bullies
Anti-bullying activist Wayne MacKay on N.S. teen's suicide
Rehtaeh Parsons death sparks outrage
N.S. justice minster calls for a review into teen's suicide
Social media demands justice
Story of N.S. teen sparks major online reaction
Parents call for calm
The mother of a Rehtaeh Parsons, the bullied teenager who took her own life, is asking online vigilantes to tone down their outrage
Seeking justice for Rehtaeh
Nova Scotia justice minister on Halifax teen's suicide
Justice demands for bullied teen
Condolences pour in for a Halifax cyberbullying victim
A mother's grief
A Nova Scotia mother is speaking out about her teenage daughter's suicide in an effort to make sure it doesn't happen to others