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Tories introduce new prostitution bill
Peter MacKay says the government will criminalize those who are "fuelling and perpetrating" the demand for the trade, the purchasers of sexual services, and those who advertise the sale of sexual services.
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Justice Minister Peter MacKay has introduced a new prostitution bill in Ottawa. 

"The sale and the purchase of sex has never been illegal in Canada. That changes today," he told reporters. 

MacKay says the government will criminalize those who are "fuelling and perpetrating" the demand for the trade, the purchasers of sexual services, and those who advertise the sale of sexual services. 

The government will also set aside $20-million to help sex trade workers leave the trade. 

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  1. █Alex█ posted on 06/04/2014 05:42 PM
    █What are they trying to do?█Get all the politicians in even more trouble than they are already in?█
  2. Suz58 posted on 06/06/2014 06:10 PM
    Haha, don't know why, Rob Ford pops to mind...lol

    Does this mean no more late nights at city hall?
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Justice Minister Peter MacKay has introduced a new prostitution bill in Ottawa. 

"The sale and the purchase of sex has never been illegal in Canada. That changes today," he told reporters. 

MacKay says the government will criminalize those who are "fuelling and perpetrating" the demand for the trade, the purchasers of sexual services, and those who advertise the sale of sexual services. 

The government will also set aside $20-million to help sex trade workers leave the trade. 

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  1. █Alex█ posted on 06/04/2014 05:42 PM
    █What are they trying to do?█Get all the politicians in even more trouble than they are already in?█
  2. Suz58 posted on 06/06/2014 06:10 PM
    Haha, don't know why, Rob Ford pops to mind...lol

    Does this mean no more late nights at city hall?
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