Last Updated: Wednesday, March 10, 2010 | 6:05 PM CT
The Manitoba government and the provincial hotel industry are teaming up in an effort to crack down on child sexual exploitation.
Wednesday, the province said staff at hotels will be trained to spot situations where a child might be at risk of being exploited by a guest and how to notify authorities of their suspicions.
‘There should be jail time. There should be huge penalties. There should be fines’—Rebecca, a former sex-trade worker
“We’re working with the hospitality industry and putting abusers on notice that people aren’t going to look the other way when they bring these young victims into hotels,” Gord Mackintosh, the provincial family services minister said. Continue reading