July 4, 2014: Media Advisory from Canadian Alliance for Sex Work Law Reform (FIRST is a member).
Sex workers and allies appeared as witnesses in Ottawa the week of July 7-10 to speak to the Justice Committee against Bill C-36. Press Release.
December 19th, 2013: December 20th 2013: Sex Workers’ National Day of Action.
FIRST co-sponsored a noon rally in Vancouver at 312 Main Street, to stand in solidarity with sex workers as the Supreme Court releases its decision in Bedford vs Canada. Press Release.
October 12, 2010: BC Sex Workers Win Access to Justice: BC Court of Appeal Gives Public Interest Standing to Sex Workers to Challenge Prostitution Laws. Press Release (joint release by FIRST and BC Coalition of Experiential Communities).
April 30, 2009: Local groups back labour rights for sex workers: Canada’s criminal laws make sex workers third-class citizens. Press Release (joint release by FIRST, PACE, BC Coalition of Experiential Communities, SWAN, WISH, HUSTLE: Men on the Move, and Pivot Legal Society).