Out of reach
Sexual assault victims in Atlantic Canada face uneven access to a key evidence-collection service.
July 17, 2017, 3:41 pm ASTLast Updated: November 21, 2018, 10:56 am
When someone is sexually assaulted, a sexual assault nurse examiner can gather crucial evidence for a future court case. In Atlantic Canada, access to this service depends on where you live. And even where the service exists, examiners may be using outdated evidence-collection kits. Payge Woodard investigated for her final project in the investigative data MJ program.