Former Calgary teacher charged with 17 sex offences against 6 former students
A former Calgary teacher is facing 17 charges of sexual assault and sexual exploitation for incidents alleged to have occurred over several years with six different victims who were students at the time.
The investigation began in September 2020 after a woman went to police to report sexual misconduct involving a former teacher nearly two decades ago.
The woman alleged that in the summer of 2001, her teacher at John Ware Junior High School had undressed her and other female students during a canoe trip not sanctioned by the school, exposing them to him and their peers.
“While investigating that allegation, detectives in the sex crimes unit identified five other women who also report having been involved sexually with the same teacher while they were…