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
|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…|
|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. Referrals…|
|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…|