Sex worker advocate Monica Forrester in Toronto in a Dec.
The company removed its erotic services section from its.S.
6 said Megan Walker, the executive director of the London Abused Women's Centre, which works with prostitutes among other women.He told the Star that Backpage was still the.But he also said Toronto police had a good relationship with Backpage if officers found out there was an underage girl advertised on prostitution in burlington ontario their platform, wed call them up and they would pull that.It was quite a big surprise, Tramontozzi told the Star.
While many weekly newspapers in Canada carry explicit ads, the federal government says they are more likely than Craigslist to exercise some editorial control to make sure the ads dont promote child exploitation or human trafficking.
In that sense, they were good to us, Tramontozzi said.
Through the law, the government is also cracking down on all those who profit from the sale of sex.
But Toronto's Now Magazine, which has long published ads promoting sexual services in the back pages of its weekly tabloid, has no plans to stop, said Alice Klein, the alternative newspaper's editor and chief executive officer."Now Magazine started taking sex ads because we take ads, that's how we support ourselves and we have always refused to discriminate against sex work and sex workers she said in an interview.This week, the president signed into law a bill the Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act, or fosta that enables the government and tech companies to remove any sites relates to the sale of sex.A ban on advertising sexual services takes effect Saturday as part of the federal government's new prostitution laws but at least one of Canada's leading independent newspapers says it plans to defy.In November, Chilliwack police arrested a 14-year-old British Columbia girl and charged her not only with prostituting herself, but with pimping out other under age girls through ads on Craigslist.