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The US State Department report noted that Canada's exotic dancer program is "a type of program that has been abused and exploited by traffickers in many other countries." In fact the TIP report noted that Canadian officials have acknowledged that the situation has led to forced prostitution. "Officials acknowledge that some women may have been forced into prostitution," it said. Nonetheless, the Canadian government did not fully shut down the program. Rather it allows strip clubs to apply for such special visas on a case by case basis. "The visa program has not been entirely suspended," noted the report.
Those warnings went unheeded and the bodies of the two American young men were found in early September after they were missing for ten days.
The IATC are not persuaded by the speculation being floated to the media by le département de police de Ville de Laval and will be asking Foreign Minister Pierre Pettigrew to report to anti-trafficking groups in the United States & Europe regarding the unexplained deaths of Mark Kraynak and Steve Wright. "The exotic dancer program authorized by Mr Pettigrew in 1998 has been connected to organized crime, slavery, and the trafficking of juveniles and the IATC now hope the deaths of these two young men will see the permit programme finally abolished," Carlin told LifeSiteNews.com.
Originally posted by GradyPhilpott
It is questionable that Canada's appetite for the voyeuristic pleasures of the flesh is so acute that they must have in place special visa policies to import non-citizens for these services, espcecially when it is evident that organized crime exploits the law.
Originally posted by astrocreep
I think this is the main point you're getting at with this post but getting side-tracked on how and why they died.