After Bedford v. Canada: What next for regulating sex work in Canada?
Friday, January 24, 2014, 3:30 – 5:30 p.m.
University College, Room 179
15 King’s College Circle, University of Toronto (map)
Come and hear an array of panelists discuss the new legal landscape and the challenges that now face us after the Supreme Court struck down many – but not all – of Canada’s criminal laws about sex work. What happens when legal doctrine tries to address street realities? Six experts offer different visions of the road ahead.
Cheryl Auger – Board Member, Maggies: The Sex Worker Action Project
Christa Big Canoe – Legal Advocacy Director, Aboriginal Legal Services of Toronto
Jamie Cameron – Professor, Osgoode Hall Law School
Brenda Cossman – Professor & Director, Mark S. Bonham Centre for Sexual Diversity Studies
Katrina Pacey – Legal Director, Pivot Legal Society
Kim Pate – Executive Director, Canadian Association of Elizabeth Fry Societies
Admission is free and open to the public. No RSVP required.
Generously supported by the Scotiabank University of Toronto Faculty of Law Lecture and Conference Fund and the Institute for Feminist Legal Studies, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, and co-sponsored by the Mark S. Bonham Centre for Sexual Diversity Studies and the Centre for Criminology and Sociolegal Studies, University of Toronto.