Recorded on May 3, 2019 - Gurpreet's Journey Webinar 1 - In this webinar focusing on a sexual assault case, we discuss the issues Gurpreet should consider before applying for compensation including the potential role of Pedro (the alleged offender),the maximum amount of compensation she could receive, interim payments, her role in the incident and the proof required to support an application.
This webinar is part of a collection of materials that includes case studies and an advocacy handbook and was produced by Community Law School. These webinars provide information on Ontario's Compensation for Victims of Crime Act which is implemented and administered by the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board (CICB). The materials cover the scope of the Act, factors to consider before applying, the application process and what to expect at a Criminal Injuries Compensation Board (CICB) hearing. Information is also provided for community advocates within the Criminal Injuries Compensation system. For more information, including support materials visit: yourlegalrights.on.ca/resource/criminal-injuries-compensation-advocacy