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Bill C-36 ‘absolute gold’ for Tory Party base, says pollster Lyle

But opponents of government’s anti-prostitution efforts accuse Tories of pushing unconstitutional law to score political points.

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Justice Minister Peter MacKay is responsible for ushering in the federal government’s anti-prostitution law, Bill C-36, which opposition MPs and critics say is unconstitutional.

Valerie Scott, one of the plaintiffs named in last year’s landmark Supreme Court decision in Bedford v. Attorney General of Canada and legal coordinator for Sex Professionals of Canada, says that many sex workers feel “burned” by the fact that some of their clientele are affiliated with the Conservative Party and support Bill C-36, which passed the House committee stage last week.

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Bill C-36 ‘absolute gold’ for Tory Party base, says pollster Lyle

But opponents of government’s anti-prostitution efforts accuse Tories of pushing unconstitutional law to score political points.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Justice Minister Peter MacKay is responsible for ushering in the federal government’s anti-prostitution law, Bill C-36, which opposition MPs and critics say is unconstitutional.

Valerie Scott, one of the plaintiffs named in last year’s landmark Supreme Court decision in Bedford v. Attorney General of Canada and legal coordinator for Sex Professionals of Canada, says that many sex workers feel “burned” by the fact that some of their clientele are affiliated with the Conservative Party and support Bill C-36, which passed the House committee stage last week.

  
Parliamentary Calendar
Wednesday, December 31, 1969
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
World Press Photo 15 exhibit premiere at the Canadian War Museum, July 22 July 24, 2015

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A woman takes in the third prize for contemporary issues single photos by Italian photographer Fulvio Bugani. His series is called 'Waria: Being a Different Muslim.'
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Cees Cole, Netherlands ambassador to Canada.
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Mark O’Neill, president and CEO at the Canadian War and History museums.
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World Press Photo representative Noortje Gorter.
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Photographer Chris Roussakis, Hill Times reporter Rachel Aiello, photographer Cynthia Münster and Hill Times online editor Bea Vongdouangchanh.
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The music from these two string musicians flowed through the gallery all evening.
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Jeanine DeVos taking in the exhibit.
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Mark O’Neill, president and CEO at the Canadian War and History museums, with Silvie Morel.
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Cynthia and Yves Bled.

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