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HUMAN TRAFFICKING IN THE MEDIA


2019

2019 SEPT 5 | CBC News: Ontario school board mulls anti-sex-trafficking curriculum for young teens

2019 SEPT 4 | City News: Federal gov't commits $57M to combat human trafficking in Canada

2019 SEPT 3 | CBC News: 'Astounding numbers': 75 sex trafficking investigations reveal tip of the iceberg

2019 SEPT 1 | CBC News: Cambodian fisheries worker urges Canada to do more to combat slave labour

2019 AUG 26 | The Daily Press: Northern woman shares harrowing story of being trafficked in sex trade
2019 AUG 18 | CTV News: Two arrested, third man wanted in human trafficking investigation
2019 AUG 7 | ABC News: More than 100 sex trafficking victims rescued across US amid busts, FBI says
2019 AUG 2 | CHCH NEWS: Halton police arrest Toronto man for human trafficking

2019 JULY 31 | CBC NEWS: Jeffrey Epstein's sex-trafficking trial could start June 2020 at the earliest
2019 JULY 30 | CTV NEWS: Ontario campaign highlights highways as human trafficking 'conduits'
2019 JULY 30 | Global News: Video ads at OnRoute stops to warn of human trafficking in Ontario
2019 JULY 10 | Global News: 5 arrested in human trafficking investigation: Toronto police

2019 JUN 27 | CBC News: Human trafficking survivor says Indigenous women and girls especially at risk

2019 JUN 27 | City News: Police chief commends work of human trafficking unit

2019 June 13 - Global News - Woman with ties to Quebec facing human trafficking charges in Saskatoon
2019 June 11 - CTV News - 'I thought I was going to die': Ontario survivor of human trafficking speaks out

2019 JUNE 08  CBC News -  Brampton man sentenced to 4 years for human trafficking

2019 JUN 7 | Toronto Star: For victims of human trafficking, ‘love turns into control, coercion and manipulation’

2019 JUNE 06 | Global News :  2 sisters offer free rides in Regina’s North Central to fight human trafficking

2019 JUNE 01 | Global News  : Man, 23, facing more charges in Toronto human trafficking case

2019 JUNE 1 | Global News: Man, 23, facing more charges in Toronto human trafficking case

2019 JUN 1 | Toronto Star: Toronto police arrest two men in separate human trafficking cases

2019 MAY 22 | Global News: Andrew Scheer lays out plan to combat human trafficking at stop in Aylmer, Ont.

2019 MAY 20 | Global News : North Korean refugees, some as young as 9, sold into China’s sex trade: report

2019 MAY 16 | Global News : MPs slam RCMP for asking Indigenous teen reporting sex assault if she was ‘turned on by this at all’

2019 MAY 08 | Teen Vogue : School Administrators Tried to Shut Down This Student Newspaper's Article About a Classmate Who Does Porn

2019 MAY 03 | Global News : 19-year-old Pickering man arrested in alleged human trafficking case

2019 MAY 02 | KWTX News : Georgia man won’t go to prison after keeping teen in sexual captivity, locked in dog cage

2019 APRIL 28 | City News Toronto : Man wanted for sex assault of woman in her Beaches home

2019 APRIL 25 | CNN : Interpol: 157 children rescued from West Africa trafficking ring

2019 APRIL 20 | Ottawa Citizen : Illegal 'spa' busted in downtown Ottawa; man charged with human trafficking

2019 APRIL 19 | CBC News : Man arrested, spa shut down in human trafficking investigation

2019 APRIL 17 | CNN :  Ashton Kutcher's nonprofit to scale its fight against child abuse on the internet

2019 APRIL 12 | MTL Blog News : Underage Prostitution Is In Such High Demand In Quebec City That People Are Moving There Just To Exploit Minors

2019 APRIL 12 | Your Erie News : Woman serves 20 years for killing man who prostituted her, now a victims advocate

2019 APRIL 03 | Fight The New Drug Org : How Sex Traffickers Use Social Media to Contact, Recruit, and Sell Children for Sex

2019 APRIL 02 | Ottawa Citizan - Ottawa man, three teens charged in human trafficking ring, robberies

2019 APRIL 01 | CBC News -   Pimps trying to recruit teens at Montreal shopping centres 

2019 APRIL 01  Narcity News : Ontario Man Caught Luring Children Again After Being Found Guilty Of Child Exploitation In 2015

2019 MARCH 25 | CBC Radio : Women passengers rally to protect teenage girl from airplane 'creep'

2019 MARCH 25 | The Toronto Star : Children’s aid society says it has fired Toronto lawyer who argued a 14-year-old girl is a ‘sexually mature young woman’ 

2019 MARCH 18 | Ontario Legislature : Deep cuts to our education system

2019 MARCH 17 | The Boston Globe : Opinion: Dear Johns an open letter to sex buyers 

2019 MARCH 16 | ABC 4 News : Child sex trafficking victim shares her story of survival

2019 MARCH 14 | Toronto Sun : ‘HER SOUL WAS CAPTURED’: Pimp gets five years for trafficking 16-year-old girl

2019 MARCH 12 | CTV News : 'Children are going to die:' Report on Tina Fontaine urges changes

2019 MARCH 08 | Ottawa Citizen : Smith: Human trafficking doesn't always happen the way we think

2019 MARCH 01 | Durham Radio News :  Three facing charges after sex trafficking of 15-year-old in Courtice: DRPS

2019 FEB 28 |  CP24 : Three people charged, Toronto police seeking fourth suspect in human trafficking case

2019 FEB 26 | Axios : Thousands of migrant youth allegedly suffered sexual abuse in U.S. custody

2019 FEB 23 | USA Today :  Patriots owner Robert Kraft charged with soliciting prostitution in Florida spa

2019 FEB 22 | Chicago Sun Times :  R. Kelly surrenders; charged with sexually abusing 4 — at least 3 of them minors

2019 FEB 22 | Vice News : R. Kelly charged with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse, report says

2019 FEB 20 | The Spec : Police overwhelmed by rampant, ‘hidden evil’ of child exploitation online

2019 FEB 17 | Focus On The Family Broadcast : Sex-Trafficking: A Parent’s Guide to Protecting Your Child

2019 FEB 14 | CBC : More than 200 Canadian coaches convicted of sex offences against minors since 1998, investigation reveals

2019 Feb 11 | Police in Ontario free 43 Mexicans brought to Canada by alleged human traffickers

2019 FEB 11 | Global News :  43 victims of labour human trafficking freed following investigation in Barrie, Wasaga Beach: police

2019 FEB 09 |  City News Toronto :  Toronto police assist in arrest of man for alleged sex assault of 6-month-old daughter

2019 FEB 08 |  Peel Regional Police : Police Search for a Missing 17 Year-Old Female

2019 FEB 07 | The London Free Press :  Man who choked girl, 14, and forced her into sex acts pleads guilty

2019 FEB 05 | TEDxDownsviewWomen : Escaping the Pain of Human Trafficking | Markie Dell | 

2019 FEB 04 | WCNC :  21 men arrested in football-themed child sex sting

2019 FEB  03 | BBC News : The sex slave who refused to be silenced

2019 FEB 03 | CBC News : 'I need help' : RCMP reveal new details about Mekayla Bali's final hours

2019  FEB 03 | WILK 10 : Human trafficking a concern at Super Bowl 53

2019  JAN 31 | NBC News : 33 arrested on sex trafficking charges in Atlanta ahead of Super Bowl

2019  JAN 28 |  Global News : Man and woman arrested in human-trafficking probe across southern Ontario

2019 JAN 24 | The Star :  Former Vancouver School Board trustee Ken Clement, retired Catholic school teacher among seven charged in underage sex sting | The Star

2019  JAN 23 | The Globe and Mail : Hotel chains training staff to spot victims of human trafficking in their midst

2019 JAN 23 | CTV New Toronto : Man facing charges in connection with human trafficking investigation

2019 JAN 21 | Flare :  R. Kelly's Alleged Behaviour Isn't Just Abuse. It's Trafficking

2019 JAN 18 | CTV News Atlantic : N.S. woman jailed four years for luring 16-year-old girl into prostitution

2019 JAN 18  The Star - Police arrest Toronto man allegedly behind international sex trafficking ring with thousands of possible customers

2019  JAN 18 | City News Toronto : Alleged ringleader of global sex trafficking operation arrested in GTA 

2019 JAN 18 | Philly Voice : Four boys charged in rape of Delaware girl

2019  JAN 8 | CNN : Cyntoia Brown is granted clemency after killing man who bought her for sex

2019 JAN 5 | City News Toronto : 2 people facing 32 charges, 1 person wanted in human trafficking investigation 

2019 JAN 4 | The Toronto Star : Three arrests made in sex trafficking Tinder case 

2019  JAN 2 | Chicago Sun Times : Eye-opening R. Kelly documentary on Lifetime an 'uneasy' must-watch


 

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