Friday, September 25, 2015

Cold Comfort: Awards to victims of Fen MacIntosh questioned

Not everyone is happy that an award will be handed out to a former Port Hawkesbury businessman’s sexual abuse victims.

Weldon MacIntosh-Reynolds, who was the first person to publicly identify himself as one of Ernest Fenwick MacIntosh’s victims, said he believes it’s unfair that two men were selected for an advocacy award.

On Wednesday, Beyond Borders ECPAT Canada announced that Bob Martin and Dale Sutherland will receive the Rosalind Prober Award for Advocacy at a symposium Nov. 16.

“At the end of the day, regardless of what awards there are, there were six victims in this case,” MacIntosh-Reynolds said Thursday.

“We all went through the same thing, and we should all get the same recognition.

“I’ve been working on this since 2004 and contacting government and justice departments and everybody, I think, I could possibly contact.”  (more...)

Dog and pony show:

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