In an effort aimed at cracking down on human trafficking, the Canadian government announced it will kick out hundreds of foreign strippers when their immigration permits expire, according to the Globe and Mail.
Not to be out-dueled, Canada’s strip-club industry says it will recruit international students to replace the exotic dancers who will leave under the new ban, the paper reports.
Couple quotes from the article
"The government cannot in good conscience continue to admit temporary foreign workers to work in businesses in sectors where there are reasonable grounds to suspect a risk of sexual exploitation,” Immigration Minister Jason Kenney said.
What, they are strippers, don't they know what they are getting themselves into? If they want to be exploited, why not let them?
Executive director Tim Lambrinos said, according to The Star. “Strip clubs are a very safe environment.”
When I think of safe environments, strip clubs are not at the top of my mind.