Determining Your Position – A breakdown of legal structures surrounding prostitution

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With just a few days left for Canadians to comment on our prostitution laws, if you are a procrastinator like me, it may be time to sit down and really think about what you want to see happen with regards to our legislation.  But first, there are several ways you can comment: You can send … Continue reading

Determining Your Position – A breakdown of viewpoints on prostitution

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With just a few days left for Canadians to comment on our prostitution laws, if you are a procrastinator* like me, it may be time to sit down and really think about what you want to see happen with regards to prostitution laws. Critically evaluating your own position on prostitution may help you better answer … Continue reading

Saskia: I Am From

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I am from pots of earl grey tea From home-made chocolate chip cookies and books instead of television I am from the valley amidst snow cap peaks Sticky floors from too many little feet   I am from from summer days, log running, cliff jumping, waterfall climbing, and no sunscreen I am from winter nights … Continue reading

Stories are Dangerous

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We are not the true north strong and free so long as we are so incompetent to provide justice and freedom to those who are exploited. And if this is what happens in Canada, you can imagine things are ten times worse for victims in countries with even less resource.

Western Canada | October 2012

Very Canadian!

Hi Everyone! So I have been a bit disconnected from internet, as I have been in Alberta at the YWAM Western Canada Go Conference. It is so beautiful out here, the trees are all lit up with fall colours and the evening sunsets shine with brilliant pink and red. My first time this far into Alberta … Continue reading

Take Action! I Wrote a Letter to Support Bill C-310, Will You?

Despite not being so well-versed in the language surrounding Canada’s political system, I took 20 minutes out of my day to write a letter of support on behalf of MP Joy Smith’s Bill C-310. This Bill is designed to give prosecutors the tools needed to seek justice against Human Traffickers, both in Canada and overseas. It also … Continue reading

The Canadian Movement

The anti-human trafficking movement in Canada for me is defined by several amazing individuals; people like Tara Teng, who uses her voice and platform for good, my friend Naomi Krueger, who has committed herself to the care and re-habilitation of those who have been enslaved, Jay and Michelle Brock, who work together to build bring … Continue reading

Back in Canada – October 30th

On Sunday, October 30th – Mark your calendars. We will be hosting a coffee and dessert afternoon at the Mission Evangelical Free Church (In Mission, BC) Doors open at 2:00pm and at 3:00pm I will be sharing about all the new things we have going on with Not For Sale Europe. This will be a … Continue reading

The Truth Isn’t Sexy

I love that line, “The Truth Isn’t Sexy”. I was actually reminded of it today when I was walking through the red light district with a friend, we were discussing human trafficking and he commented on the fact that many of the girls were really beautiful. Many are at first glance, sexy. That is true, … Continue reading

I am a neutral Canadian |

Prostitution is legal in Canada, but pimping isn’t. Running a brothel is illegal, and so is communicating for the purpose of prostitution. Right now 5 judges are trying to decide if these laws should stay, or if they should go… When I think about the situation of prostitution in Canada. I feel a deep shame. In some ways, we have stayed neutral for far too long.

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