Plenty of fish sex and dating
The conviction on this serious criminal charge will likely lead to his deportation.
A sentencing hearing is scheduled for early December.
There’s no doubt dating apps have a role to play in promoting safe romantic interactions, and in many cases, platforms have taken their responsibilities to heart.
But sexual harassment and assault are social problems—and a culture shift is required if things are ever going to get better.
Bonnie Allen is a senior reporter for CBC News based in Saskatchewan.
Before returning to Canada in 2013, Allen spent four years reporting from across Africa, including Libya, South Sudan, Liberia and Sierra Leone.
A sexual assault nurse examiner, Stephanie Carlson, told the court that she has conducted more than 600 rape exams and only once before has she seen an external anal injury as large as the one found on this woman.
The 49-year-old victim, who cannot be identified due to a publication ban, wasn't in the courtroom to hear the verdict.
Amy met Paul on the popular online dating site Plenty of Fish.
(To protect Amy’s identity, both their names have been changed.) Online dating websites and the mobile apps that followed have made dating and hook-ups more convenient than ever.
Paul was furious: He told her she shouldn’t have let him waste gas if she wasn’t willing to have sex with him.
Amy got out of the truck, and Paul drove away, leaving her stranded and alone on the trail at night.