RED DEER, Alta. – A former Alberta politician has been sentenced to three years in prison for sexually touching a girl numerous times when she was 10 years old.
Don MacIntyre, who is 63, resigned in February of last year after he was charged with sexual interference and sexual assault.
He pleaded guilty to the first charge in a Red Deer, Alta., court today and the second charge was to be withdrawn.
The victim, surrounded by loved ones, cried as she described how the abuse gave her nightmares and made her physically ill.
She said she will never forgive MacIntyre for destroying her childhood.
An agreed statement of facts said MacIntyre touched the victim sexually with a part of his body five to 10 times between Jan. 1, 2010, and Dec. 31, 2011.