Complaint to the Office of the Commissioner of Lobbying : RE Joy Smith

Thank you for taking the time to speak with me today. As I said I am frustrated with the lobbying efforts of Joy Smith on behalf of herself and those people who support the abolition of prostitution. She ceased to be a member of parliament on October 18, 2015 and as such it has not been 5 … Continue reading Complaint to the Office of the Commissioner of Lobbying : RE Joy Smith

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NO MURDERS OF SEX WORKERS IN VANCOUVER FOR A DECADE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FRIDAY, MARCH 02, 2018 NO MURDERS OF SEX WORKERS IN VANCOUVER FOR A DECADE UNDER DECRIMINALIZATION Vancouver has seen it's share of violence against sex workers. The Case of the Missing Women and it's horrific details put a spotlight on how NIMBYism and lack of concern for the lives and safety of … Continue reading NO MURDERS OF SEX WORKERS IN VANCOUVER FOR A DECADE

Opening the Doors- Short version 2011

Opening the Doors Report- Short 2011[1] Opening the Doors- Final Report BC Coalition of Experiential Communities 2011 Project Background and Rationale During the .Developing Capacity for Change Project.-coop development work shops, workers expressed how a trade association and a branding or certification process could support safer work conditions over all and stabilize the existing safer … Continue reading Opening the Doors- Short version 2011

Dr. Lowman’s response to Lee Lakeman of vancouver rape relief

here is John Lowman's response to Lee Lakeman's attack on his testimony at the Missing Women's Commission of Inquiry. Lowman's article includes some interesting history on these issues in Canada, including on the perspective of the 1970 Royal Commission on the Status of Women. Missing Women, Feminism and Prostitution Outsiders to the Sister Outsiders: A … Continue reading Dr. Lowman’s response to Lee Lakeman of vancouver rape relief

Sex workers celebrate court ruling – Federal statutes violate Charter rights, says Ont. judge

  By Laura Baziuk, The Province; with files from Postmedia NewsSeptember 29, 2010      Vancouver's sex workers celebrated a historic day Tuesday after an Ontario court judge struck down three federal prostitution laws. "I didn't think this was possible within my lifetime," said Kerry Porth, executive director of the PACE Society, which promotes safe … Continue reading Sex workers celebrate court ruling – Federal statutes violate Charter rights, says Ont. judge

Ontario Superior Court judge strikes down prostitution law

Ontario Superior Court judge strikes down prostitution law Kirk Makin Globe and Mail Update Published Tuesday, Sep. 28, 2010 1:12PM EDT Last updated Tuesday, Sep. 28, 2010 1:56PM EDT 156 comments Email Print/License Decrease text size Increase text size // Ontario’s prostitution law fell Tuesday after a judge ruled that it endangers the very women … Continue reading Ontario Superior Court judge strikes down prostitution law