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The Week In Headlines: August 8 to August 13, 2022

August 8, 2022 | The Guardian, UK | “Ryan Giggs subjected ex-partner to ‘litany’ of abuse, court hears: Former Manchester United and Wales football star has pleaded not guilty to all charges as trial begins”

August 8, 2022 | ChrisD.ca, The Canadian Press | “Parliamentary Committee to Begin Study of RCMP’s Use of Cellphone Spyware”

August 8, 2022 | CBC MB | “Hockey Manitoba head backs Hockey Canada in wake of sex assault controversy” 

August 8, 2022 | CBC MB | “Verdict in Amanda Todd case spurs renewed calls to battle online sexual extortion” 

August 8, 2022 | Global News | “Gabby Petito’s family files claim alleging Utah police missed signs of abuse” 

August 9, 2022 | CBC Manitoba | “Manitoba increases funding for program that fosters dialogue between Indigenous, non-Indigenous people” 

August 9, 2022 |TVO Today OPINION | “’Sexual abuse should never be a ‘cost of doing business’”

August 9, 2022 | CBC News Saskatoon | “Sask. woman, accused of faking own death, says she had ‘no choice’ but to flee” 

August 9, 2022 | Toronto Star Podcasts | “Sexism in skilled trades: Meet a woman bringing change” 

August 9, 2022 | Global News | “Nova Scotian Podcast About Domestic Violence wins International Award” 

August 9, 2022 | The Globe & Mail | “Essay awarded by Alberta government says immigration is ‘cultural suicide,’ women unequal to men”

August 10, 2022 | Government of Manitoba News Release | “GOVERNMENT OF CANADA TO FUND CRISIS HOTLINES RESPONDING TO GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE ACROSS CANADA” 

August 10, 2022 | ChrisD.ca, The Canadian Press | “Manitoba First Province to Sign on to Federal Funding for Crisis Hotlines” 

August 10, 2022 | Global News Winnipeg | “Federal minister earmarks $30 million for Canadian crisis lines at Winnipeg announcement” 

August 10, 2022 | CityNews Winnipeg | “Feds invest millions to support crisis hotlines in Canada” 

August 10, 2022 | CBC Manitoba | “Southern Manitoba First Nations walk to raise support for new health authority” 

August 10, 2022 | ChrisD.ca, The Canadian Press | “Privacy Experts Disagree with RCMP That Spyware is Similar to Wiretapping” 

August 11, 2022 | ChrisD.ca, The Canadian Press | “MANITOBA FUNDS PROJECTS TO HELP HOMELESS PEOPLE, BUT NO WORD ON SAFE CONSUMPTION SITE”

August 12, 2022 | CBC Podcasts | “Carol Todd reflects on the fight for justice for her daughter Amanda” 

August 12, 2022 | CBC Sports | “Canadian bobsleigh, skeleton athletes repeat calls to sports minister to improve what they call toxic culture”