In The News

This page contains a selection of Tod Augusta-Scott’s appearances in news articles and other media.

For The Men #MeToo Has Toppled, Redemption Will Take More Than An Apology – NPR, Jan 9, 2018

Dozens of powerful men, including two at NPR, have lost their jobs and reputations in the cultural reckoning that is the #MeToo movement. Clearly, there’s tremendous momentum behind it, but where does it go from here? Do those men have a shot at redemption?

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Finding new ways to talk about domestic violence – TVO, Nov 23, 2017

We talk to Attiya Khan, co-director of ‘A Better Man,’ about domestic abuse, the healing process, and the need for brave conversations…

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Apologizing For Predatory Behavior Requires More Than Saying ‘I’m Sorry’ – Huffington Post, 11/22/2017

In 2011, Angie’s* male colleague at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History brought her into an isolated hallway and grabbed her butt without her consent….

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After Abuse, the Possibility of “A Better Man” – The New Yorker, November 19, 2017

The premise of “A Better Man,” a startling new documentary by the Canadian first-time filmmaker Attiya Khan, is the reunion of Khan and her ex-boyfriend, Steve…

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Attiya Khan: why I confronted the boyfriend who beat me – and made a film about it – The Guardian, Nov 15, 2017

Attiya Khan was 16 and a high-school student in Ottawa when she began dating Steve. He was a year older, he was funny, he was smart, he was her first real boyfriend.

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A Better Man’s Attiya Khan on Why She Confronted Her Longtime Abuser on Camera – Vulture, Nov 14, 2017

The opening scene of A Better Man, playing Wednesday at DOC NYC, is incredibly painful to sit through…

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‘A Better Man’ to be screened in Sudbury – CBC, Oct 17, 2017

Imagine sitting down across from someone who physically abused you more than 20 years ago.

That’s what Toronto-based Attiya Khan did with her former boyfriend Steve…

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Truro counsellor stars in national documentary about domestic violence – Truro Daily News, Apr 26, 2017

Tod Augusta-Scott is executive director of the Bridges Institute, a non-profit counselling and training centre in Truro with an innovative approach to not only stopping abuse, but also helping men heal and repair the harms they have caused…

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Canadian Domestic Violence Conference – V

Canadian Domestic Violence Conference 5

March 22-23, 2018

Halifax Convention Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia

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Globe and Mail

In her documentary, A Better Man, Attiya Khan sits down with her former boyfriend, Steve, to talk about the physical and long-lasting emotional pain he had inflicted on her when they were together. Click here to read the full article. 

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