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Our experts:

James Blanchard (alumnus) - Director of the Centre for Global Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, Canada Research Chair in Epidemiology and Global Public Health
Shawna Ferris - Assistant Professor, Women’s and Gender Studies
Nahanni Fontaine (alumna) - Special Advisor on Aboriginal Women's Issues, Government of Manitoba

Suggested video and audio:
“Panel Discussion: Where Next for Canada’s Prostitution Law?” –  (1:28:54) Robson Hall, Faculty of Law, University of Manitoba (Prof. Karen Busby, Dr. Shawna Ferris and Jennifer Richardson), March, 2014
“Winnipeg sex trade insiders react to prostitution changes” - (1:39) CBC News, June 4, 2014

Suggested articles:
“Would Legalizing Prostitution Change Canada?” UM Today, October 8, 2014
“Prostitution: Should It Be Legal? Yes” Globe and Mail, February 28, 2014
“First national study sheds new light on sex work in Canada”  Maclean’s, September 23, 2014

Suggested Websites:
Red Light Green Light Movie/Documentary
The Huffington Post: Several Articles Relating to Canadian Prostitution
Listing on for Dr. Shawna Ferris’ book, “Street Sex Work and Canadian Cities: Resisting a Dangerous Order”

How prostitution is dealt with across Europe – map (courtesy of The Guardian)

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