07 Sep 2010 Blue Blindfold Campaign Against Human Trafficking
ARPA Note: This is one example of the increased awareness to an issue that results from your political efforts and letter-writing (in light of Joy Smith’s Bill 268 that became law earlier this year)
Globe and Mail, Sept 7, 2010: … to build on that, Public Safety Minister Vic Toews announced Tuesday morning a partnership with Crime Stoppers as part of a campaign – the Blue Blindfold campaign – aimed at reporting and raising awareness about human trafficking. He paid tribute to Ms. Smith for her work at a news conference. “This crime is disturbing and uncomfortable and it needs to be stopped,” Mr. Toews said, noting that Canada is not immune to human traffickers. [Read the whole article here.]
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