PODCAST: Janine Benedet & Alice Lee on Canada’s proposed prostitution legislation, Bill C-36

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In 2007, Alan Young initiated a case challenging Canada’s prostitution laws as unconstitutional. After the Supreme Court of Canada struck down the laws criminalizing pimping, communicating for the purposes of prostitution, and running a brothel, the federal government was given a year to come up with new laws. Bill C-36, The Protection of Communities and Exploited Persons Act, was unveiled on June 4th. . . .

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