Tag: Prostitution

Alberta targets johns, not prostitutes in new directive

| February 5, 2014 | 0 Comments
Alberta targets johns, not prostitutes in new directive

Supreme Court ruling says Canadian laws violated rights of prostitutes Alberta’s prosecutors are being told it’s not in the public interest to take prostitutes to court, but the Crown should continue to hold johns accountable. The directive comes from the office of Attorney General Jonathan Denis, who said in a release that his memo reflects a government […]

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Former Calgary prostitute on life in sex trade

| January 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
Former Calgary prostitute on life in sex trade

Johns pay for 5 minutes of sex, 55 minutes to pour out their heart to Calgary prostitute It all started as a way to keep the lights on, but quickly became a journey into darkness. Linda had been fired from her well-paying health care provider job on account of the illness and soon the bank […]

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SE Calgary massage parlour used for prostitution shut down by SCAN

| October 28, 2013 | 0 Comments
SE Calgary massage parlour used for prostitution shut down by SCAN

Calgary massage parlour located 100 feet away from a daycare A southeast Calgary massage parlour that has been used to house a prostitution operation for over a decade has been shut down by the Safer Communities and Neighbourhoods Unit , or SCAN. The business operated out a strip mall located at 3155 34 Ave SE, in […]

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Human trafficking investigation leads to charges against Calgary man

| June 14, 2013 | 0 Comments
Human trafficking investigation leads to charges against Calgary man

Kassim facing a number of charges, including human trafficking Mohamed Kassim, a 27-year old Calgary man, is facing a number of charges following an investigation by the Calgary Police into human trafficking in Calgary. The investigation into Kassim began in April of this year when CPS officers were called to a domestic dispute in the […]

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Agree or Disagree: There should be more concern about human trafficking in Canada

| June 11, 2013 | 0 Comments
Agree or Disagree: There should be more concern about human trafficking in Canada

Are people concerned about human trafficking in Canada or is it a social media fad? I’m fortunate to have enough diversity on my social media sites that I see some interesting things. There have been some times where people have shared the same post and the perspectives are completely different. There are other times when someone will show […]

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Three men charged in connection with Calgary human trafficking investigation

| June 10, 2013 | 0 Comments
Three men charged in connection with Calgary human trafficking investigation

17 and 19-year old women alleged victims of Calgary human trafficking organization Three men are facing a number of charges, including trafficking a minor, following a CPS investigation into a Calgary human trafficking operation. Calgary Police arrested the men on May 30 in downtown Calgary.  The police investigation was looking into the alleged trafficking two […]

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Human trafficking charges laid against two Calgary men

| April 25, 2013 | 0 Comments
Human trafficking charges laid against two Calgary men

Abdallah Amer and Balal Jeha facing human trafficking related charges Two Calgary men, Abdallah Amer, 18, and 19-year old Balal Jeha, are both facing charges of human trafficking and living off the avails of prostitution after Calgary Police arrested the two last week. The investigation into the two accused began in February of this year […]

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Lethbridge prostitution charges after men allegedly lured 13-year old into prostitution

| February 28, 2013 | 0 Comments
Lethbridge prostitution charges after men allegedly lured 13-year old into prostitution

Lethbridge prostitution investigation led by Lethbridge Police Two men in southern Alberta have been charged after a 13-year-old girl was pushed into child prostitution and sexually assaulted, Lethbridge police said. Both men had been released on strict conditions that included not having contact with the girl. Memphis Mathew Gros Ventre Boy, 32, is charged with […]

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Suspect in 2009 murder of prostitute Laura Furlan arrested Friday

| September 9, 2012 | 0 Comments
Suspect in 2009 murder of prostitute Laura Furlan arrested Friday

SE Calgary home closed for 90 days, suspected of harbouring prostitution, drug trafficking

| March 30, 2012 | 0 Comments
SE Calgary home closed for 90 days, suspected of harbouring prostitution, drug trafficking