Lucy DeCoutere

Solidarity demo at Ghomeshi trial shifting media coverage

If Jian Ghomeshi wasn’t already a household name, he certainly is now. When Toronto activist Jennifer-Leigh O’Neill arrived at Old City Hall recently, where the former CBC radio star is on trial for sexual assault, she aimed to change the conversation and show solidarity to the alleged victims.

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Ghomeshi trial starts Monday

Jian Ghomeshi’s trial in the court of law will begin in Toronto on Feb.1. Ghomeshi is facing four counts of sexual assault and one count of overcoming resistance by choking.