by Penney Kome In 2014 the Federal Government conducted public discussions and supported a decision to go with some form of Nordic Model for Canada. It passed legislation making it legal to sell sex, but illegal to buy it with fines and potential jail terms for the Johns. We have not heard of any money … Read moreWhy the Nordic Model is the Right One For Canada!
On September 28th, 2010, Ontario Supreme Court Madame Justice Susan Himel declared the Federal Government laws on prostitution unconstitutional, effectively throwing them out. She gave governments 30 days to adjust to her ruling. The Federal Government will appeal. This situation stimulated a vigourous discussion on the CUSJ listserve, which is summarized below: First comment: If … Read moreCUSJ Listserv Discussion on Prostitution – 2010