By Julia Beazley Last night, it was my privilege to participate on a panel discussing the protection of young people from the harms of pornography. Hosted by MP Joy Smith (Kildonan-St. Paul), the evening on Parliament Hill featured Dr. Gail Dines, an internationally-acclaimed speaker and author (Pornland: How Porn Has Hijacked our Sexuality, 2011). The… Read More

The EFC issued the following media release on March 27, 2012 OTTAWA – The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada (EFC) is deeply concerned that yesterday’s decision by the Ontario Court of Appeal in Bedford v. Canada (Attorney General) not only fails to protect women from exploitation, but could lead to a situation in Canada where the… Read More

By Julia Beazley The other day I stumbled across a web site that deeply troubled me. The particular post that led me there in the first place was one that had, by its own admission, intentionally and misleadingly ‘cited’ studies revealing that women, particularly college women, who were victims of acquaintance rape, not only didn’t… Read More

The other morning as I scanned news headlines related to human trafficking, I came across two – one after the other – that stopped me in my tracks. “Ottawa police are trying to track down a 22-year old man on a Canada-wide arrest warrant in relation to human trafficking…” And, “A Toronto man has been… Read More

Canada’s Justice Minister, Rob Nicholson, has called on Craigslist to immediately shut down its erotic services listings across the nation. Joining five provinces that have initiated similar action, Minister Nicholson noted he had sent a letter to Craigslist CEO Jim Buckmaster demanding the site shut down its erotic services ads. Listings such as those on… Read More