News Releases

free-them News Releases

2016 OCT 7 | Queens Park Ontario Government: MPP SCOTT DEMANDS ACTION FROM THE WYNNE GOVERNMENT TO ADDRESS HUMAN SEX TRAFFICKING

2016 OCT 6 | City News: Fighting to eliminate Ontario’s dirty little sex secret

2016 OCT 5 | Hamitlon Community News: Tory MPP hopes for better luck on sex-trafficking bill

2016 MAR 31 | Time Magazine: How Porn Is Changing a Generation of Girls

2016 MAR 30 | Toronto Star: MP wants feds to study affects of violent porn on youth

2016 FEB 23 | Globe and Mail: U.S. groups to offer tech expertise to help thwart traffickers

2016 FEB 18 | Globe and Mail: It’s time to end the attitude of entitlement

2016 FEB 12 | Globe and Mail: Ontario government to unveil strategy to tackle human trafficking

2016 JAN 11 | Canadian REALTORS Care® Foundation: REALTOR® Works to End the Horror of Human Trafficking

2016 JAN 07 | The Toronto Star: PC MPP Laurie Scott blasts Wynne government for delay in tackling sex trafficking

MPP SCOTT CELEBRATES UNANIMOUS PASSAGE OF BILL 17, THE SAVING THE GIRL NEXT DOOR ACT, AT SECOND READING

2015 APRIL 02 – Statement – Applauding Police Anti-Human Trafficking Efforts

ANTI-HUMAN TRAFFICKING ORGANIZATION BELIEVES SEX SLAVERY AND EXPLOITATION WILL THRIVE IN CANADA WITHOUT BILL C-36

Press Release – Justice Minister Introduces Parliament’s Response to Prostitution Ruling.pdf

2014 MAY 21 News Release- HUMAN TRAFFICKING SAFE HOUSES SEEKS EMERGENCY FUNDS TO AVOID CLOSURE DUE TO INCREASE IN VICTIMS

2014 MAY 20 Press Release – TORONTO RESIDENTS DEBATE PROSTITUTION LEGISLATION IN CANADA

2014 FEB 7 News Release- POLITICIAN AND [FREE-THEM] RELEASE STATEMENT SUPPORTING OPERATION NORTHERN SPOTLIGHT

2014 FEB 7 – New Release – MP Smith Applauds Alberta for Upholding Prostitution Related Charges

2014 FEB 4 – News Release – Operation Northern Spotlight

2013 NOV 21 News Release- HOLOCAUST SURVIVORS AND HEROES REMEMBERED BY POLITICIANS AND COMMUNITY LEADERS

2013 AUG 23 News Release- HALTON & PEEL BUSINESSES SUPPORT ANTI-SLAVERY ORGANIZATION AT [FREE-THEM] FREEDOM WALK

2013 AUG 15 News Release- HUNDREDS EXPECTED AT WALK AGAINST HUMAN TRAFFICKING

2013 JULY 25 News Release- MP JOY SMITH RELEASES STATEMENT ON PROTECTING CHILDREN FROM PORNOGRAPHY ONLINE

2013 JUN 13 Press Release Human rights activists and freedom fighters react to court case Supreme Court of Canada

2012 NOV 8 Media Advisory AbbeyPark- Human Trafficking Awareness Week

2012 SEPT 17 FINAL Post Event Press Release – Freedom Walk

2012 SEPT 7 Final – Media Advisory – FreedomWalk

2012 AUG 30 News Release- Commending the BC Government motion ruling on prostitution ht

2012 MAY 9 Press Release Toronto Loft Party Exposes Human Trafficking in Canada

2012 APRIL 9 [free-them] WWM Protest Against Ontario Court PressReleaseFinal

2012 March 27 PRESS STATEMENT – Statement on OCA

2012 Feb 16 PRESS RELEASE- NR – MP Joy Smith introduces

2011 NOV 17 [free-them] YMCA PressReleaseFINAL

2011 NOV 16 Independent Arbonne Consultants support [free-them] PRESS RELEASE

2011 OCT 26 News Release Human Trafficking Bill Debated in House of Commons

2011 OCT 26 11 Bill C-310 Press Release

2011 OCT 15 LAUNCH OF ONTARIO TRAFFICKING TASK FORCE

2011 OCT 14 AbbeyPark Partners with Freethem 

2011 SEPT 18 FreedomWalk PressRelease

2011 SEPT 8 Win A Wife contest unfortunate, misguided Anti-traffic Coalition

2011 SEPT 6 Chatelaine Nominee Finalist for Canada’s Women of the Year 2011 Shae Invidiata, Founder of [free-them]

2011 MAR 24 News Release TORONTO ALTERNATIVE ARTS & FASHION WEEK ANNOUNCES |FAT| 2011

2011 FEB 18 FAT and Freethem Team Up At FashionWeek

2010 JUN 16 PRESS CONFERENCE ON THE STEPS OF THE ONTARIO COURT OF APPEAL

free-them Statements

2014 AUG 18 (Ottawa) Press Release – free-them Brings 5th Annual Freedom Walk to Ottawa

2014 AUG 18 (Toronto) Press Release – 5th Annual Freedom Walk- August 7

2013 JULY 23 Statement – MP JOY SMITH RELEASES STATEMENT ON PROTECTING CHILDREN FROM PORNOGRAPHY ONLINE

2013 JUN 14 Statement Supreme Court of Canada MP Joy Smith Real Equality For Women Does Not Promote Prostitution And Sexual Exploitation

2012 March 27 PRESS STATEMENT – Statement on OCA ruling on prostitution ht

Other Releases

2014 JUN 10 | Toronto Police Services: Arrest in Human Trafficking investigation, Travis Savoury, 36, faces six charges

2016 MAR 8 | MP Arnold Viersen Introduces M-47 On The Public Health Effects of Violent Sexual Materia