Faith Alliance Meets with Ontario Premier About Human Trafficking
On January 11, 2016, Faith Alliance to End Human Trafficking delivered 4,208 citizen-signed postcard petitions to Premier Kathleen Wynne, calling for a provincial plan to combat human trafficking in Ontario. Four days later, Premier Wynne met with members of Faith Alliance about the need to take action.
Left to right: Ann McGowan, Director, Mary Ward Centre; Leah Watkiss, Faith Alliance Chair; Loly Rico, Co-Director, FCJ Refugee Centre; Sister Thérèse Meunier, Faith Alliance Director; Premier Kathleen Wynne; & Heather Jessome, Anti-Human Trafficking Project Coordinator, FCJ Refugee Centre.
Highlights from Toronto's GIFT Box, a Faith Alliance public education campaign on human trafficking, can also be seen in this time lapse video. A press release regarding the January 11 delivery of the postcard petitions to the Premier's office can be seen by clicking here.
The Context with Lorna Dueck blog has also posted an interview with Leah Watkiss, Faith Alliance Chair.
Visit www.faithalliance.ca to learn more about the Faith Alliance to End Human Trafficking.