Justice and Human Rights – July 8, 2014 – Part 1

In Committee from the House of Commons

Justice and Human Rights – July 8, 2014 – Part 1

Committee members continue their hearings on the new prostitution legislation. They hear from organizations that are run for and by sex workers. Casandra Diamond from BridgeNorth, Emily Symons representing Prostitutes of Ottawa-Gatineau Work Educate & Resist and Robyn Maynard of the group Stella, l’amie de Maimie testify on Bill C-36. Also on the witness list are Rick Hanson, chief of the Calgary Police, and José Mendes Bota, General Rapporteur on Violence Against Women for the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe. (July 8, 2014)