No need for Zachary Turner to die: death review

The social services system in Newfoundland and Labrador failed a 13-month-old boy, who drowned along with his mother in a 2003 murder-suicide, a review has found. Zachary Turner died when Shirley Turner, 42, clutched him to her body and jumped into Conception Bay, several...
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Parents who kill their children: Why would someone do the unthinkable?

The troubling allegation against Trent Spencer Butt is gut-wrenching, and brings with it a host of sobering and painful questions. Most notably, why would a parent kill his or her own child? Their own flesh and blood? That’s a question being asked by many throughout...
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Carbonear man accused of killing five-year-old daughter and setting the home on fire

Trent Butt of Carbonear, the man accused of killing his young daughter and then setting his home ablaze last year, will stand trial on first-degree murder and arson charges, a preliminary inquiry at provincial court in Harbour Grace has ruled. Judge Bruce Short handed down his...
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Mother guilty of 20 child abuse charges in Conception Bay

A woman in Conception Bay North was found guilty of 20 charges related to child abuse in a Harbour Grace courtroom Wednesday afternoon. The mother, who can’t be identified under a publication ban to protect the identities of the children, was facing more than 40 counts when...
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Free legal advice to survivors of sexual assault through N.L. pilot program

A new sexual assault response pilot program was announced in St. John’s Tuesday. Among those on hand were, from left, Newfoundland and Labrador Justice Minister Andrew Parsons, Bev Moore-Davis of the Miles for Smiles Foundation, and federal Justice Minister Jody...
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April 2016 Proclaimed Child Abuse Prevention Month in Newfoundland & Labrador

Local Child Abuse Prevention Advocates and members of the Miles For Smiles Foundation met with Government Representatives for the signing of the first Provincial Proclamation recognizing April as Child Abuse Prevention Month for the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador. Paul...
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Local Businesswoman Changes Focus To Support Survivors Of Child Sexual Abuse

A St. John’s businesswoman is closing her business to pursue her passion for an organization she founded in support of adult survivors of child sexual abuse. Bev Moore-Davis is closing August & Lotta Stockholm at the end of the season to devote her time to Miles for...
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Let’s talk about child sexual abuse – Steve Bartlett (The Telegram)

Survivor encourages others to speak out, seek help Bev Moore-Davis has lived what some might call a model adulthood. She’s raised a family, runs a high-end fashion shop on Water Street and has modelled, even winning a catwalk award during a competition in Florida a few years...
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NLOWE – Community Impact Award

Bev Moore-Davis, owner of Morvis Group of Companies, which includes Frontline Action, August & Lotta Stockholm and CGI Entertainment Inc., received the NLOWE Community Impact Award, sponsored by the Hebron Project. Moore-Davis also established a non-profit organization, Miles...
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