Civil and Criminal Remedies

If an intimate image of you was distributed without your permission, you may be able to seek both civil and criminal remedies. When someone shares an intimate image of you without your permission, they are committing a crime. Under section 162 of the Criminal Code, anyone who publishes, posts or distributes an intimate image without … Read more

Civil Legislation

In recent years, provincial governments across Canada have passed legislation to address the non-consensual distribution of intimate images, and allow for victims to seek compensation. Since Canada added the offence of non-consensual distribution of intimate images to the Criminal Code in 2014, multiple provincial governments have passed legislation which allows for victims to seek compensation … Read more