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Protect Youth from Pornography Exposure | Bill S-210

January 4, 2024
Sexual acts depicting misogyny, violence, incest, etc. are easily accessible online and kids are being exposed to them at increasingly younger ages. Senator Julie Miville-Dechêne has introduced Bill S-210 to require sites to verify that users are adults before accessing pornographic content. This is an important step in preventing the wide range of harms linked with youth exposure to pornography.…
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Vérification de l’âge sur les sites pornographiques | Project de Loi S-210

February 7, 2022
Les actes sexuels affichant la misogynie, la violence, l’inceste, etc. sont facilement accessibles en ligne et les jeunes y sont exposés de plus en plus précocement. La sénatrice Julie Miville-Dechêne a déposé le projet de loi S-210 dans le but d’obliger les sites pornographiques à vérifier que leurs utilisateurs soient bel et bien d’âge adulte. Il s’agit d’une mesure importante…
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Convict Traffickers | Bill S-224

January 31, 2022
Senator Salma Ataullahjan introduced Bill S-224 in the Senate: An Act to amend the Criminal Code (trafficking in persons) This Act simplifies the definition of “exploitation” for trafficking offenses in the Criminal Code to reflect the international definition outlined in the Palermo Protocol. It removes the unfair burden placed on exploited individuals to prove that there was an element of…
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Online Harms Consultation

September 8, 2021
Update: The consultation is now closed – stay tuned for when the government tables an online harms bill based on this consultation. Thanks to everyone who participated!…
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Pornhub/MindGeek Investigation

May 3, 2021
Pornhub & its parent company MindGeek are under investigation by the House of Commons Ethics Committee. Pornhub has hosted & profited from videos of egregious crimes such as rape, sex trafficking, CSAM & non-consensually shared content. Advocates and survivors of sexual exploitation have been exposing Pornhub’s criminal activities and now Parliament is acting! In February, 104 survivors & 525 NGO’s…
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Supporting Exploited Minors & Trafficked Individuals | Bill C-277

April 9, 2021
UPDATE: All bills were terminated when the 2021 federal election took place. A new version of this bill will need to be tabled now that there is a new government. Stay tuned!…
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