Victims of crime

Rights, Remedies and Resources

If you are the victim of a crime, what are your rights? What are the rights of your immediate family? What remedies are available? Where can you get help? We will attempt to answer all of these questions in this document.

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Domestic violence

If your spouse behaves violently towards you, you can ask for assistance or report your situation.

Domestic violence is a crime that also has social, emotional, psychological and economic implications. It can involve various type of violence intended to dominate another person, including:

  • assault;
  • threats;
  • harassment;
  • murder.

Terminating a residential lease in the event of spousal violence or sexual aggression

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Victims of sexual assault

If you are a victim of sexual assault, you can obtain assistance from various organizations.

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Victims of homophobia and transphobia

  • Québec: an open-minded society—up to a certain point…
  • What are homophobia and transphobia?
  • Forms of homophobia and transphobia
  • Consequences of homophobia and transphobia
  • Need assistance?
  • Help is available
  • Reporting homophobic or transphobic actions
  • Assistance resources
  • Advocacy

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