The lawyer for a Calgary massage therapist charged with sexually assaulting a client needs time to review disclosure before proceeding on the case. An agent for defence counsel Greg Dunn appeared in provincial court Thursday and asked that Greg Howden’s case be adjourned to early September.
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Following a lengthy trial earlier this year, a provincial court judge found him not guilty of all three counts Friday.
RCMP reviews sexual assault cases, comments from the outgoing Chief Justice and Calgary police morale.
Canada’s national police force has announced an expanded review of closed sexual assault cases, with the rise of the #metoo movement.
Canada's Criminal Code divides offences into three categories: indictable offences, summary conviction offences and hybrid offences which can be handled through either summary conviction or indictment. Typically, the more serious an offence is, the more likely it is to be categorized as an indictable offence.