Yesterday, the Canadian Department of Justice published the results of a public consultation on prostitution related crimes. The consultation received more than 30 000 responses.

56% of respondents favour that those who purchase a sexual act should be criminalized;
66% believe that those who are prostituted should not be criminalized;
62% think that it should be crime to benefit from the prostitution of an adult.

The consultation can be found on the website of the Department of Justice