Last December, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that sections of the criminal code legislating prostitution violated the charter rights of sex workers.
On June 16, Bill C-36, or the Protection of Communities and Exploited Persons Act, passed its second reading in the House of Commons.
This May 7 at the Winnipeg Convention Centre, the YMCA-YWCA Women of Distinction Awards will honour Manitoba women who’ve made outstanding contributions to their community.
You might remember Graham Hnatiuk from such sidewalk chalk art demonstrations at Old Market Square, Manitoba Hydro Place and Assiniboine Park, during the latter of which he narrowly escaped arrest.
Set at First Lutheran Church food bank in Winnipeg’s West End, Sargent & Victor & Me chronicles the intertwining stories and opinions of seven characters that Debbie Patterson created from interviews with real citizens of our fair city.