Yukon government releases plan to fix failures revealed in review of Hidden Valley sexual abuse case


The Yukon government has publicly released a 23-point action plan on how it will fix the policy, oversight and communications failures identified in a report on the its handling of a 2019 sexual abuse case at Hidden Valley Elementary School.

The plan, delivered to cabinet on Feb. 18, was shared with Hidden Valley families before being made public on Thursday. It’s in response to a government-ordered independent review that confirmed the government ought to have told parents about an educational assistant who sexually abused a student in his care, but, due to systemic shortcomings across multiple departments, never did.

Instead, most parents only learned William Auclair-Bellemare was arrested and later pleaded

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