Ben Levin, a former top bureaucrat in charge of education in Ontario and Manitoba has been sentenced to three years in prison on three separate charges related to child pornography.
Reading from her decision Madame Justice Heather McArthur said that any sentence involving child pornography must be strong enough to send a message to others that society will not accept the behaviour.
, who was a professor at the University of Toronto’s at the time of his arrest, had previously been deputy minister of education in Manitoba and Ontario.
He was arrested in July 2013 and originally faced seven charges. He and his lawyer proclaimed innocence but later switched to a guilty plea on three of the charges in March 2015...