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Human Trafficking

Includes recruiting, transporting, or harbouring people for the purposes of exploitation.

Some indicators of legal issues

What the clients may say:

  • "I came to Canada to work as a live-in carefiver. My boss has taken my passport and forces me to work long hours without pay. He/she has threatened to have me deported if I tell anybody."
  • "I'm afraid my partner will hurt me or break up with me if I stop having sex for money."

Legal Services and Information

Records for Human Trafficking
Title Description
Ontario Legal Information Centre COVID-19 (May 7, 2020): Centre will no longer offer its services in person for the time being * legal information services remain available by telephone…
University of Ottawa - Community Legal Clinic Student Legal Aid Services Society clinic staffed by students and supervised by lawyers provides legal services to low-income members of the community conducts legal education…
Persons Against the Crime of Trafficking in Humans Non-governmental organization recognizes human dignity and promotes the well-being of all trafficked persons, including persons who have been trafficked from other countries, as well as…
Reach Canada - Equality and Justice for People With Disabilities - Reach Canada - Equality and Justice for People With Disabilities COVID-19 (July 12, 2021): Reach's Legal Referral program is accepting calls from clients with disabilities in Ottawa and the Champlain region who require legal assistance.…
JusticeNet Non-profit organization links individuals seeking legal advice that are unable to obtain legal advice due to high cost or due to their ineligibility to obtain…

Social Services and Information

Ottawa Social Services