And in the end; I rise.

And in the end; I rise.

The car pulled up and stopped in front of what looked like a house with an office inside. I was pretty impressed by the location. I crossed the street and waited for our host to lead the way, and to my surprise she headed down a narrow alley adjacent to the house. My mother and […]

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Invisible Industry: Shedding a light on human trafficking in Canada

Invisible Industry: Shedding a light on human trafficking in Canada

On September 30th, we gathered at Loft 404 in Toronto and learned about human trafficking. There was a screening of a documentary called Price of Sex by Mimi Chakarova. It was followed by a talk from Bridget Perrier and Veronica Chail. Hearing from a Canadian survivor of trafficking was powerful; Bridget’s story is one of […]

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NOW Talks with Sally Armstrong

NOW Talks with Sally Armstrong

Original event page can be found here. Join NOW Senior Entertainment editor, author and feminist commentator Susan G. Cole in conversation with the celebrated and accomplished Sally Armstrong. Armstrong is an Amnesty International award winner, a member of the Order of Canada, holder of 7 honourary degrees, a teacher, journalist, human rights activist, and contributor […]

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Let Freedom Reign

Let Freedom Reign

The grand Royal York Hotel hosted the 3rd Annual Freedom Walk on September 15, 2012, organized by [free-them] in support of Walk With Me. An organization that works closely with various police services and has been able to provide unique services and support to many victims of human trafficking. In contrast to the beautiful, iconic […]

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