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Human trafficking trial hears woman forced to work long hours for no pay
Winnipeg Free Press
VANCOUVER - Had she known that she would become an unpaid domestic servant in Canada, she would never have come overseas, an African woman told a human trafficking trial on Tuesday. The 26-year-old from Tanzania, who cannot be named under a ... See all stories on this topic »

Alleged human trafficking victim expected salon job
An alleged victim of human trafficking believed she was coming to Canada for a salon job when she signed her visa applications, not knowing that the paperwork said she was going overseas as a domestic worker, a B.C. Supreme Court judge heard ... See all stories on this topic »

Alleged victim of human trafficking grew up amid African poverty
Winnipeg Free Press
VANCOUVER - A young woman from East Africa had lived a life of hardship and poverty before meeting the employer who eventually brought her to Canada and allegedly forced her into domestic servitude, a human trafficking trial heard Wednesday ... See all stories on this topic »

Human-trafficking trial hears of angry phone call from daughter of accused
The Province
The shelter where an alleged victim of human trafficking was staying received a screaming phone call from the accused trafficker's family after police handed over their file on the case, a B.C. Supreme Court judge heard on the opening day of the woman ... See all stories on this topic »

Hey NDP, Canada Is Doing Plenty to Combat Human Trafficking
Huffington Post Canada
Earlier this month, NDP MP Niki Ashton, in a post criticizing the Canadian government for its apparent lack of action on human trafficking, revealed she was shocked to learn over the summer that First Nations women were being trafficked for sex. I am ... See all stories on this topic »

A victim or a liar? The answer is key to BC human trafficking case
Vancouver Sun
Is the 26-year-old Tanzanian woman a victim of human trafficking or is she a liar who is trying to take advantage of a little-used section of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act to remain in Canada? Deciding which of those characterizations is ... See all stories on this topic »

Boys forgotten victims in human trafficking, says MP
"I've worked with five cases these last ...See all stories on this topic »

Woman was promised a salon job, human-trafficking trial hears
The Globe and Mail
The alleged victim at the centre of a human-trafficking trial in B.C. first realized she had been duped less than a day after arriving in Canada. The woman, who cannot be named under a publication ban, had flown to Vancouver from Dar es Salaam ... See all stories on this topic »

Human-trafficking trial hears statement from Crown
Vancouver Sun
The employer, Mumtaz Ladha, a 60-year-old Canadian citizen who split 1_1 her time between West Vancouver and Tanzania, is now on trial for several human trafficking-related offences. She is accused of lying to immigration officials in Tanzania to bring ... See all stories on this topic »

BC human trafficking trial adjourned as new translator sought
Vancouver Sun
Ladha -- a 60-year-old, Tanzanian-Canadian businesswoman -- has pleaded not guilty to four counts under the Immigration Act: human trafficking; employing a foreign national without authorization; misrepresenting facts to the High Commission of Canada ... See all stories on this topic »