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February 01 2005 By virtueonline CANADA: We are sleep-walking on the brink of disaster


To the first reference question, it answered that the government does have the authority to change the definition. It denied the fact (though fact it is) that the institution of marriage precedes and exceeds the power of the state. At the same time it appears to have confirmed the federal government's view that the provinces cannot use the 'notwithstanding clause' to reject the new legislation.

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February 01 2005 By virtueonline Germany Encourages Women into the Sex Profession

She received a letter from the job centre telling her that an employer was interested in her "profile" and that she should ring them. Only on doing so did the woman, who has not been identified for legal reasons, realise that she was calling a brothel.

Under Germany's welfare reforms, any woman under 55 who has been out of work for more than a year can be forced to take an available job - including in the sex industry - or lose her unemployment benefit.

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