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Carl Skidmore and the age of consent?
« on: June 12, 2011, 08:31:11 PM »
This is a must read ...it certainly turned my stomach.

http://tocrime.blogspot.com/2007/03/age-of-consent-pass-bill.html
 from an article dated March 01, 2007
Age of Consent - Pass the Bill

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Currently, before the House of Commons, there is a bill that, if passed, would raise the age of sexual consent in Canada from 14-years to 16-years.

It is time to pass this bill.

The bill is in its final stages before a vote.

I urge you to press your local Member of Parliament to vote in favour of this bill. There is no need for further discussion. The bill is long overdue.

As it stands, it's embarassing. It's a joke. Canada is a breeding ground for child pornography. Having seen some of the chatrooms and forums held by "out of the closet" pedophiles, they see Canada as a haven, a place where they can come and conduct acts of child abuse without recourse. They use us as an example when attempting to justify their depravity.

Pass the bill.

Certainly, many people in Stellerton, Nova Scotia, would agree. The following is from a Global National report:

    Police say sex charges will not be laid following a seizure of videotapes in northern Nova Scotia because the youths on the tapes are 14 or older.

    However, a 66-year-old man (Carl Skidmore), a former teacher, will still face drug charges following the search of his home in Stellarton on Feb. 16.

    "The search resulted in the seizure of sexually explicit videotapes and a small quantity of marijuana," police Chief Amby Heighton said Tuesday.

    "Officers have been viewing seized tapes and have determined that all identifiable youth in these scenes range from ages 14 to 18."

    "Due to the fact that the age of consent for sexual acts in Canada is 14 years, police, in consultation with Crown attornies, have concluded that no charges of a sexual nature can be laid under the Criminal Code of Canada."

(Can you believe that???? Get some kids 14 yrs old+, give them alcohol and drugs and have your way with them, video tape it and get away with it...WOW. Something wrong with this picture I think.) And people wonder why I don't like Amby :o

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Re: Carl Skidmore and the age of consent?
« Reply #1 on: June 18, 2011, 10:07:57 AM »
Board faces civil suit claiming it employed sex offender as teacher


Published on June 17, 2011
http://www.ngnews.ca/News/Local/2011-06-17/article-2593418/Board-faces-civil-suit-claiming-it-employed-sex-offender-as-teacher/1

NEW GLASGOW  – A civil action suit has been launched against the Chignecto-Central Regional School Board claiming it knew it employed a convicted sex offender.

Jamie MacGillivray Law Offices filed a notice of action in January 2011 in  Supreme Court on behalf of an unnamed plaintiff that the school board knew, among other things, that it was aware of Carl Skidmore’s propensity to abuse adolescent males sexually and of previous complaints, and did not act.

“We sued the school board and the school board brought in Carl Skidmore as a third party,” said the plaintiff’s lawyer Jamie MacGillivray. “It happened in the time of his employment and he used the position as a teacher to help exploit a student. Because of that, it makes the board “vicariously liable.”

Skidmore taught English and coached boys basketball at Stellarton High School during the 1970s, 80s and 90s. The retired teacher was convicted in 1999 of gross indecency against a teenage boy in the 1970s. He was also convicted in 2008 for trafficking marijuana to teenage boys.

MacGillivray said the civil action suit is currently in the discovery stage with both sides in the case collecting evidence. In an advertisement in The News, MacGillivray Law Offices is asking for people to come forward if they have information about someone who has made a complaint about Skidmore’s conduct in relation to sexual abuse.

He said his client is looking for monetary compensation and it wasn’t their intention to draw Skidmore into the civil action case.

“We are only pursuing the Chignecto-Central Regional School Board, but if it is found liable, then it (the school board) could try to collect what it has to pay from them.”