Sexual assault is a crime under the Criminal Code of Canada and
is treated like any form of assault. It is defined by the Department of Justice
as ‘forcing someone to engage in sexual intercourse or any other sexual act’
(Department of Justice Canada, 2005b).
Under Canadian law, a person can be convicted of sexual assault if
a person into unwanted sexual activity using threats
his authority to coerce a person into sexual activity by threatening her
employment or academic standing
person drunk or stoned to the point where they can't make a decision, in
order to obtain sexual activity
in sexual activity with a person who is unable to legally
to consent because of a disability or being under the legal age of consent.