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Sexual exploitation/sex trafficking is an issue that impacts every community, including Edmonton.

The impact is wide-ranging, affecting safety, health and wellness, and economic prosperity of the community.

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The Interviewees

Jerry Nash

Staff Sergeant Jerry Nash is a 24-year member with Edmonton Police Service (EPS) and has worked in the Vice Section for the past two years. 

Jerry NashStaff Sergeant, Edmonton Police Service
Amarjeet Sohi

Councillor Amarjeet Sohi was elected to City Council in 2007. In his two terms on Council, he has taken on leadership roles in public transit, multiculturalism, and poverty elimination initiatives, among others. 

Amarjeet SohiEdmonton City Councillor, Ward 12
John Walker

John works in private practice at the Community Counselling Centre. For the past ten years he has worked with women recovering from sexual exploitation. 

John WalkerPsychotherapist, Community Counselling Centre
Joan MacKinlay

Joan teaches English at Yellowhead Tribal College and lives in McCauley. She is a past president of the McCauley Community League and has a keen interested in social justice.   

Joan MacKinlayEdmonton Community Member
Bryan LeFleche

Bryan is currently serving his second term as the board president at Crystal Kids Youth Center. Bryan also spends most of his time as mentor for youth who attend crystal kids.

Bryan LeFlechePresident, Crystal Kids
Ammarah Sattar

Ammarah was a summer student at Crystal Kids Youth Centre. She currently is completing Grades 11 & 12 in Texas, USA and plans to attend University of Alberta in 2014 to study radiology. Ammarah loves to “be involved” and is best known for her child-like sense of fun.

Ammarah SattarSummer Student, Crystal Kids

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