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The Week In Headlines: August 1 to August 6, 2022

Our News Report for the week of August 1, 2022 to August 6, 2022

We’re also including two compelling media stories from July in the Aug 1-Aug 6, 2022 news report.

July 22, 2022 | CBC First Person | “I spent 10 years in residential schools. This is what I want my grandchildren to know” 

July 29, 2022 | CBC News | “Supreme Court rules not wearing condom against partner’s wishes could lead to sexual assault conviction” 

July 29, 2022 | The Globe & Mail | “Amplify: The public’s understanding of intimate partner violence remains slim”

August 1, 2022 | The New Yorker | “How toxic is masculinity?” 

August 2, 2022 | Toronto Star | “Sexual assault rate in 2021 highest since 1996, violent crimes up: Statistics Canada” 

August 2, 2022 | Chris D.ca, The Canadian Press | “Online Hate Spreading Like Wildfire, Cannot Be Left Unchecked: Race Foundation” 

August 2, 2022 | CBC News | “Woman says she fully co-operated with alleged sex assault investigation involving World Junior hockey” 

August 2, 2022 | Canadian Race Relations Foundation | “Victims of Hate Require Better Supports Across Canada: New Report” 

August 2, 2022 | Government of Manitoba News Release | “MANITOBA GOVERNMENT INCREASES SUPPORT TO BEAR CLAN CHAPTERS TO ENHANCE COMMUNITY SAFETY INITIATIVES” 

August 3, 2022 | SteinbachOnline.com | “Charity BBQ supports women and children in crisis” 

August 3, 2022 | Government of Manitoba News Release | “MANITOBA GOVERNMENT FULFILLS COMMITMENT TO PROVIDE 100 SUPPORTIVE RECOVERY HOUSING BEDS.” 

August 3, 2022 | ChrisD.ca, The Canadian Press | “‘A Wake-Up Call’: Online Crimes See Stark Increase During COVID-19 Pandemic” 

August 3, 2022 | ChrisD.ca, The Canadian Press | “New Funding for Winnipeg Police to Tackle Cybercrime” 

August 4, 2022 | Canadian Human Rights Commission | “Closing the Gender Pay Gap: The Federal Pay Equity commissioner’s 2021-2022 Annual report to the Minister” 

August 4, 2022 | ChrisD.ca, The Canadian Press |“Boys Frequently Targeted in Sextortion Cases, Says C3P” 

August 4, 2022 | ChrisD.ca, The Canadian Press | “Winnipeg Man Charged After Alleged Sexual Assault of Three Teens”

August 4, 2022 | Global News | “Hate crime reports multiply across Canada during pandemic: StatCan”

August 4, 2022 | Canadian Human Rights Commission | “Closing the Gender Pay Gap: The Federal Pay Equity commissioner’s 2021-2022 Annual report to the Minister”

August 5, 2022 | ChrisD.ca, The Canadian Press | “Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs Removes Arlen Dumas as Grand Chief Over Sexual Harassment” 

August 5, 2022 | Winnipeg Free Press | “Making choices, finding their voices: Society slowly evolving on how to properly support, include those with developmental disabilities as the era of institutionalization comes to a close in Manitoba” 

August 5, 2022 | Saltwire, Prince Edward Island News, OPINION | “PAMELA CROSS: Abused women often face heightened peril if they leave”

August 5, 2022 | The Toronto Star | “Human trafficking victims of Toronto pimp tell their harrowing tale in court”

August 6, 2022 | CBCListen Radio segment | “Advocates call for femicide to be added to the Criminal Code of Canada” 

August 6, 2022 | The Globe & Mail | “It should be game over for Hockey Canada if the organization doesn’t change” 

August 6, 2022 | CBCListen Radio segment | “Advocates call for femicide to be added to the Criminal Code of Canada”

August 6, 2022 | CTV News Winnipeg | “‘We actively listen, and that’s all we do.’: U of M student initiative combats isolation of pandemic” 

August 7, 2022 | CBC MB | “Brandon hosts first-ever drag brunch as LGBTQ events gain momentum in the city”