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    OTTAWA - The University of Ottawa says it wants to set itself up as a beacon for other Canadian institutions who are dealing with the issue of sexual violence, in the wake of its own scandal around members of the mens hockey team. Jon Niese Jersey .The university released a task force report Thursday on respect and equality on its campus, along with a series of 11 recommendations that it has committed to fulfilling. Two former students were recently charged by Thunder Bay police in connection with an alleged assault that occurred during a hockey team trip nearly a year ago.President Allan Rock hinted at the recent high-profile harassment and assault allegations levelled at individuals at Dalhousie University, the CBC and on Parliament Hill.This past year alone weve seen the issue arise on a number of campuses in Canada and the United States, as well as in some of our venerable national institutions, Rock told reporters.As for the University of Ottawa, our focus of course must be right here in our own university community. And by doing all we can on our own campus, to make the environment safe, respectful and free of sexual violence, we can become a beacon. We can create an example for others to follow.The university report included an on-line survey of 1,088 students, more than two-thirds of whom were women. Sixteen per cent of the women and eight per cent of the men said they had experienced at least one incident of sexual violence.Forty-four per cent of the female respondents said they had been touched, hugged or kissed against their will, with another 32 per cent saying they had been asked on a date or a sexual encounter by someone who wouldnt take no for an answer.The task force was particularly concerned with harmful beliefs that surfaced in the survey results. For example, 38 per cent of men surveyed agreed or felt neutral about a statement that women who wore low-cut tops or short skirts were sending mixed messages.The report recommends the university adopt a statement of values on respect and equality, to be promoted by different bodies on campus. Its also urging the school to institute mandatory training on sexual violence to all senior administrators, beginning in September.The task force also recommended a new sexual violence policy and protocol that would apply to everyone on campus — not just students. Some who participated in the report complained that not enough was being done about professors who harass support staff and students.Were not the only ones who have issues of sexualized violence, were not the only campus, were not the only institution. Look around us, Rock said. The question is, what do you do about it? Were doing something about it, something meaningful. Im happy to have our reputation determined from that perspective.The universitys approach to the reputations of the members of the mens hockey team, meanwhile, is the subject of litigation. Twenty-two former players are represented by a class-action lawsuit, which argues the school has done nothing to clear the names of those who had no involvement in the alleged assault.The issue of fairness for the accused has also been a major aspect of the debate around the harassment allegations on Parliament Hill and at Dalhousie University.The Canadian Press reported last week that the University of Ottawas internal investigation of the allegations was actually part of a legal strategy designed to protect it against future lawsuits.Rock told reporters he didnt know whether the hockey players interviewed by investigator Steven Gaon were told that he was working for the law firm hired to represent the universitys interests.Gaons ensuing reports were later used as the basis for the firing of coach Real Paiement, and the suspension of the hockey program the 2015-16 season.I can tell you that the players were told the interviews were voluntary, and that was the basis on which they were conducted, said Rock.We did engage a law firm early on, we wanted to know our legal obligations and the report was undertaken because we wanted to know the facts before we took any action.The task forces survey of 1,088 students was conducted after offering an initial random sample of 5,000 the chance of winning three prizes of a $500 tuition break.The polling industrys professional body says online surveys cannot be assigned a margin of error as they are not a random sample and dont necessarily represent the whole population. 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Costa Rica goalkeeper Keylor Navas had kept his team in the match with a string of great saves in the first half and again in extra time. When Wesley Sneijder twice beat him late in regulation and again in the second half of extra time, the woodwork made the stop. Sneijder hit the post with a free kick in the 80th minute and sent a curling shot over Navas and off the crossbar before the penalty shootout. At the end, however, Navas could not stop any of the four Dutch penalties as veterans Robin van Persie, Arjen Robben, Sneijder and Dirk Kuyt all scored. The Krul substitution will only boost Van Gaals reputation as a coach who leaves nothing to chance and who has a golden touch with replacements. And it kept his tenure with the Netherlands alive for two more matches before he becomes the manager at Manchester United next season. 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