The FBI, the AFN, the NHL: They are all connected to Men of Courage: The First Canadian Conference on Male Sexual Victimization



    
                           March 17th & 18th 2008
            at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, 123 Queen St. W
    

    TORONTO, March 14 /CNW Telbec/ - This groundbreaking Conference is
presented by The Men's Project: a counselling agency based in Ottawa dedicated
to Helping men and their families build better lives. The conference is
sponsored by the Ministry of the Attorney General.
    Why this conference? Male sexual victimization is "common, underreported,
under-recognized, and under-treated" (American Medical Association, 1998).
    We will be in good company! Our speaker line up includes renowned experts
(Richard Gartner, PhD, Andy Fisher PhD and Toronto's own Fred Mathews, PhD)
past NHL star Sheldon Kennedy, Canada's new Ombudsman for Victims of Crime
Steve Sullivan, FBI Special Agent Jim Clemente, Verne Roote, First Nations
Elder, Restorative Justice expert Art Lockhart and, just in: Grand National
Chief Phil Fontaine of the Assembly of First Nations.

    
    - Media conference: March 17th, 1:15 p.m., at the Civic Ballroom.
    - On March 18th, at 1:45 p.m., Phil Fontaine will be giving a keynote
      address in the Dominion Room. Media allowed.
    




For further information:

For further information: Rick Goodwin, MSW RSW Conference Manager, Cell
(613) 277-7021; Conference details at www.themensproject.ca; Media interviews
available.

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