September 16, 2019
Former Toronto Jewish day school teacher Stephen Schacter has been sentenced to five years in prison for sex offences against boys.
Schacter received the sentence in Ontario Superior Court on Sept. 13. He was convicted last November on three counts of sexual assault, two counts of sexual interference and one count of gross indecency.
The court heard that the offences occurred between 1982 and 2002. There were four complainants in the case, but a publication ban prevents the identification of witnesses.
The kippah-wearing Schacter, 58, showed no emotion when he