France Gelinas

By: Nick Liard

Members of the public had a chance to share their stories of how sexual assault has affected their lives when the Select Committee on Sexual Violence and Harassment stopped in Sudbury earlier today.

The committee will make stops Sioux Lookout and Thunder Bay as they form a report with recommendations for chance to present to the Ontario Legislature.

Nickel Belt MPP France Gelinas is one of the committee members says change needs to happen now.

Gelinas says stories heard from the North show how sexual violence affects people all over the province and not just in Toronto.

The committee which is made up of nine members, including Gelinas and Sudbury MPP Glenn Thibeault.