Prostitution in Canada Is Still Illegal

Prostitution in Canada Is Still Illegal

A landmark ruling in the Supreme Court in Ottawa has ruled that prostitution laws are unconstitutional, but prostitution will remain illegal in Canada for another 12 months. Although prostitution–the exchange of money for sex–has itself never been illegal in Canada, the illegality of activities related to prostitution have effectively made prostitution illegal. Three laws were […]

Prostitution Laws Unconstitutional Says Canadian Supreme Court

Prostitution Laws Unconstitutional Says Canadian Supreme Court

Canada’s Supreme Court has made a controversial and unanimous decision against the current prostitution laws. After speaking to current and former sex workers, the justices decided that the government needed to create new legislation. The Canadian Supreme Court says the current prostitution laws, which make brothels and living on profits illegal, are unconstitutional. Those who […]

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