Human trafficking in Canada

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Human trafficking in Canada has become a significant legal and political issue, and Canadian legislators have been criticized for having failed to deal with the problem in a more systematic way.wikipedia
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Dömötör-Kolompár criminal organization

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The biggest human trafficking case in Canadian history surrounded the dismantling of the Domotor-Kolompar criminal organization.
The Dömötör-Kolompár criminal organization was a Canadian human trafficking ring that was dismantled.

National Action Plan to Combat Human Trafficking

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On June 6, 2012, the Government of Canada established the National Action Plan to Combat Human Trafficking in order to oppose human trafficking.
The National Action Plan to Combat Human Trafficking is a four-year action plan that was established by the Government of Canada on June 6, 2012 to oppose human trafficking in Canada.

Interdepartmental Working Group on Trafficking in Persons

The Human Trafficking Taskforce was established in June 2012 to replace the Interdepartmental Working Group on Trafficking in Persons as the body responsible for the development of public policy related to human trafficking in Canada.
The Interdepartmental Working Group on Trafficking in Persons (IWG-TIP) was the body responsible for the development of public policy related to human trafficking in Canada until the organization was replaced by the Human Trafficking Taskforce in June 2012.

Trafficking in Persons Report

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U.S. State Department's Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons placed the country in "Tier 1" in 2017.

Office to Combat Trafficking in Persons

British Columbia's Office to Combat Trafficking in Persons formed in 2007, making British Columbia the first province of Canada to address human trafficking in a formal manner.
In 2008, the United States Department of State released a report on human trafficking in Canada that was generally critical of the Government of Canada for failing to address the issue, but the report praised the efforts of the Executive Council of British Columbia, specifically citing their creation of OCTIP.

Human trafficking

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Public Safety Canada defines human trafficking as "the recruitment, transportation, harbouring and/or exercising control, direction or influence over the movements of a person in order to exploit that person, typically through sexual exploitation or forced labour. It is often described as a modern form of slavery."

British Columbia

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British Columbia's Office to Combat Trafficking in Persons formed in 2007, making British Columbia the first province of Canada to address human trafficking in a formal manner.

Provinces and territories of Canada

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British Columbia's Office to Combat Trafficking in Persons formed in 2007, making British Columbia the first province of Canada to address human trafficking in a formal manner.

History of Canada

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The biggest human trafficking case in Canadian history surrounded the dismantling of the Domotor-Kolompar criminal organization.

Government of Canada

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On June 6, 2012, the Government of Canada established the National Action Plan to Combat Human Trafficking in order to oppose human trafficking.

Public policy

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The Human Trafficking Taskforce was established in June 2012 to replace the Interdepartmental Working Group on Trafficking in Persons as the body responsible for the development of public policy related to human trafficking in Canada.

Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons

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U.S. State Department's Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons placed the country in "Tier 1" in 2017.

Corporal

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In 2011, Corporal Jassy Bindra stated that there were more than thirty ongoing investigations into human trafficking across Canada.

Canada

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In 2011, Corporal Jassy Bindra stated that there were more than thirty ongoing investigations into human trafficking across Canada.

40th Canadian Parliament

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On June 29, 2010, the 40th Canadian Parliament enacted [[An Act to amend the Criminal Code (minimum sentence for offences involving trafficking of persons under the age of eighteen years)]].

An Act to amend the Criminal Code (minimum sentence for offences involving trafficking of persons under the age of eighteen years)

On June 29, 2010, the 40th Canadian Parliament enacted [[An Act to amend the Criminal Code (minimum sentence for offences involving trafficking of persons under the age of eighteen years)]].

Mandatory sentencing

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The act established a mandatory sentencing of five years' imprisonment for those charged with the trafficking of children within Canada.

Imprisonment

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The act established a mandatory sentencing of five years' imprisonment for those charged with the trafficking of children within Canada.

Criminal charge

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The act established a mandatory sentencing of five years' imprisonment for those charged with the trafficking of children within Canada.

An Act to amend the Criminal Code (trafficking in persons)

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On June 28, 2012, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (trafficking in persons) amended the Criminal Code to enable the Government of Canada to prosecute Canadians for trafficking in persons while outside Canada.

Criminal Code (Canada)

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On June 28, 2012, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (trafficking in persons) amended the Criminal Code to enable the Government of Canada to prosecute Canadians for trafficking in persons while outside Canada.

Canadians

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On June 28, 2012, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (trafficking in persons) amended the Criminal Code to enable the Government of Canada to prosecute Canadians for trafficking in persons while outside Canada.

Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship

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Commenting on the report, the then Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, Monte Solberg told Sun Media Corporation, "It's very damning, and if there are obvious legislative or regulatory fixes that need to be done, those have to become priorities, given especially that we're talking about very vulnerable people."

Monte Solberg

Commenting on the report, the then Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, Monte Solberg told Sun Media Corporation, "It's very damning, and if there are obvious legislative or regulatory fixes that need to be done, those have to become priorities, given especially that we're talking about very vulnerable people."