MPs Debate Keira’s Law to Require Judicial Training on Domestic Violence (Canada)

OTTAWA – Judges will have to undergo regular training on domestic violence and coercive control if a bill known as Keira’s Law passes through Parliament.

It is named in honour of four-year-old Keira Kagan who was found dead with her biological father, Robin Brown, at the base of a cliff near Milton, Ont., in February 2020.

Two weeks earlier, Keira’s mother Jennifer Kagan had sought an urgent court order attempting to suspend Brown’s unsupervised visits with his daughter because she worried about an escalation in abusive behaviour.

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