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EDITORIAL: Bill fails to protect sex workers

The Chronicle Herald
Monday, June 9, 2014

...Many observers say the new law will make the situation worse.

Indeed, a recent study in British Columbia, where prostitutes in particular were targeted by notorious serial killer Robert William Pickton, concluded that harsher laws would make it harder for sex workers to maintain good relations with police officers or obtain social, health and legal services.