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Op-ed: prostitution laws need reform

An op-ed in the Vancouver Sun has taken aim at Canada’s supposedly “incoherent” laws on prostitution, which permit the exchange of money for sex, but criminalize many of the activities surrounding the exchange – a…





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RCMP to face new watchdog, higher scrutiny

The Vancouver Sun reports that the government is set to unveil a new independent RCMP watchdog that can subpoena documents, compel testimony and launch policy reviews. The move comes following several high-profile scandals which led…




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G20 protest support-centre opens tommorow

A support centre for G20 protestors is set to open tommorow on Queen Street West in Parkdale.  The centre will provide advice to protesters on dealing with media and the police, as well as what to do…