Maintaining and developing strong partnerships both within and outside the federal government is critical; so too is a robust knowledge base informed by topical and relevant research into the nature and scope of human trafficking. The Threat Assessment reports that investigations and intelligence have identified both men and women migrant workers as a vulnerable group for forced labour.
They may also face fatal consequences if they attempt to escape.
Just last month, police rescued a year-old girl who was sold for sex in hotels across Brampton, Niagara and Toronto. The fact that we had advocacy in common made it even better. Human Trafficking in Canada. Human trafficking task force needed Human trafficking of young girls in Ontario must be tackled by police crime force, say MPPs.
Vancouver: Human Resources Development Canada. Two men and a year-old girl have been charged with trafficking.
In addition, there are indications that some foreign nationals are illegally transported and subsequently exploited by the employers as domestic servants. This integrated team will work in close partnerships with victim service providers. Victims may have language barriers or may be unaware of their legal rights.
Globally, it is estimated that human trafficking is amongst the most lucrative of criminal activities, rivaled only by drug and firearms trafficking and generating billions of dollars annually for sophisticated criminal organizations. Human trafficking, or trafficking in persons, is one of the most heinous crimes imaginable, often described as a modern day form of slavery.
These include survivors of both sex and labor trafficking. Also, in order to better protect vulnerable persons who are at risk of being trafficked into Canada to work in situations where they could be subject to exploitation, Human Resources and Skills Development Canada and Citizenship and Immigration Canada will explore options to prevent the sex trade from accessing the Temporary Foreign Worker Program.
Commercial sex involving an adult is human trafficking if the person providing commercial sex is doing so against his or her will as a result of force, fraud or coercion. Investigations into claims of labour exploitation have centred on the treatment of migrant workers, and in some cases, the fraudulent use of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program by third parties.
Table 2 Police-reported human trafficking violations, by census metropolitan area, to Table summary This table displays the results of Police-reported human trafficking violations. Quick Exit.