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

This article was originally published at Guest Blogger: Georgialee Lang is a lawyer who recently presented the Evangelical Fellowship of Canada’s arguments before the Supreme Court of Canada in the Attorney General of Canada v. Bedford case in which Canada’s prostitution laws were being challenged.   Prostitution is a practice that arises from the… Read More

As originally published in the National Post, June 17, 2013 By Julia Beazley Last week, an article in these pages (Legalize the Sex Trade, Kate Shannon and Sandra Ka Hon Chu, June 11), saw the authors declare that “the science is unequivocal: criminalization of sex work in Canada, and globally, has been an abject failure… 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