I just got a letter and certificate from the office of MP Joy Smith, thanking Hope for the Sold for helping Bill C-310 become law. Immediately as I saw it, I knew I had to take a picture pointing right back at YOU, Hope for the Sold readers, because so many of you wrote letters […]
For all of you who wrote letters and contacted your Member of Parliament about Bill C-310, you will be happy to know that it passed the Third Reading in the House of Commons last week and is now headed to the Senate! Here is the press release from Friday. April 27, 2012 Ottawa, ON: Today, […]
Last week on Friday, Bill C-310, which many of you asked your MPs to support, was expected to pass through its Third Reading. Through the first stages of the Bill, there had been unanimous support from all parties, and all parties had expressed that they would support the Bill in the Third Reading. However, this […]
You can read more about this week’s events in Tuesday’s post. I’ve had a lot on my mind the past few days and will be writing a more reflective post on this issue soon. Stay tuned.
Many of you ask how you can get involved in the fight against human trafficking. This week, Bill C-310 is going before the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights. Bill C-310 has two parts: It seeks to amend the Criminal Code so that Canadian citizens or permanent residents who are involved in human trafficking outside […]