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Jan 7, 2016
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The just way to legalize marijuana in Canada

John Akpata
There are now dozens of models of legalization and decriminalization Canada could follow to regulate marijuana use. In 2016, will Canada finally implement a good policy for this?
News
Oct 17, 2014
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Bill C-36: No safety or security for sex workers

Cheryl Auger
Bill C-36 was passed in the House of Commons last week. And a lot of people, including sex workers, are not pleased. Will this bill continue to contribute to sex workers' rights violations?
Blog
May 13, 2014
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What does a 'representative' sex worker look like?

Celine Bisette
Is there such thing as a 'representative' sex worker? No. Therefore, legislators need to include all experiences and perspectives from sex workers when drafting new sex work legislation in Canada.
Blog
Feb 25, 2014

Who do you listen to?

Sarah Ditum
Sarah Ditum outlines the problem with the 'listen to sex workers' mantra
Columnists
Aug 2, 2013

The audacity of sex workers

Organized by Desiree Alliance (a coalition of sex workers, health professionals, social scientists, educators and allies), the 5th national sex workers' conference took place July 14-19.
Podcast
Jul 21, 2013

Sensible BC working towards referendum vote on marijuana

Redeye
Elections BC has just approved the language of a petition to introduce the Sensible Policy Act into the legislature. Dana Larsen says the biggest hurdle is getting enough signatures on the petition.
Columnists
Apr 5, 2013

The sex workers are coming!

Within the next year, our Supreme Court may very well strike down Canada's prostitution laws. This article will attempt to explain what sex workers want and need in a post-decrim world.

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