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Violence ‘is actually on the rise’ and prevention should be part of Canada’s COVID-19 recovery plan, ombudsman for victims of crime warns

May 23, 2020 - News

Heidi Illingworth, federal ombudsman for victims of crime, is speaking out against what she says are worrying gaps in proposed legislation around victims' rights in the military justice system.

After an influx of “very troubling stories” through the pandemic, the federal ombudsman for victims of crime is calling for Canada’s COVID-19 recovery plan to include a violence prevention strategy.

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