What Is Human Trafficking?
Human Trafficking, also known as Modern Day Slavery, is the recruitment, transportation, or harbouring of persons for the purpose of exploitation, typically in the sex trade or forced labour. It is the fastest growing and second most lucrative criminal enterprise globally. Young girls and boys are taken from Canadian streets and sold abroad.
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Jaclyn Miles - Miss Canada 2012
Growing up, abuse seemed like a normal part of my life. I was terribly bullied in grade school but experienced some severe sexual bullying throughout my four years in high school. The constant torment and put downs took a huge toll on my...
Abbotsford, BC - Canada's Modern Day Slave TradeApril 26, 2014
Nanaimo, BC - Key note speaker, Oceanside Church InternationalApril 27, 2014
"Joy Smith is Canada's leading anti-Human Trafficking activist and one of Canada's heroes - through her heavy lifting, she put Human Trafficking on the national radar screen. Because of Joy Smith, Canadians can no longer say they didn't know Human Trafficking was occurring in Canada". - Frank O'Dea, Second Cup co-founder, Order of Canada recipient.