The news traveled fast to every corner- and street-corner- in Canada. Bill C-36- the new Canadian Prostitution law, marks a seismic shift in Canadian law, and for thousands, the results could be life-changing. In this episode, we'll navigate the diverse views that led us here. Two MP's offer very different views on this polarizing new law. You'll also meet the instructor of a 'John' school, a remedial course for those caught buying the services of a prostitute.
This Week's Episode
Lorna's WrapIt's a popular argument that prostitution is inevitable, and that it's unrealistic to pass laws designed to discourage it. The same could be true of laws against theft, assault, or murder. As it's been said, the law is a teacher. Canada's new prostitution law is meant to teach that buying sex is exploitive and violent, and an expression of inequality. Not all agree, but that's what... read more
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