April 9, 2015 Ish

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne finds prostitution law to be constitutional

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne’s government has found Canada’s new prostitution law to be constitutional, but she is still concerned about what effect it will have on sex workers.

The government review concluded there was no clear unconstitutionality, but Wynne says the province will keep an eye on the effects of the legislation.

The sweeping new changes to the way prostitution is regulated in Canada follows a Supreme Court decision that found the old laws violated the rights of sex-trade workers.

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