News

  • We Want Peace July 9, 2012
    This past July 9th, AAMS teamed up with former Child Soldier Emmanuel Jal to put a spotlight on Sudan. Jeff Gunn of AAMS spoke and performed, and dozens of people participated in the We Want Peace festivities. For more Information, visit: www.wewantpeace2012.org and www.emmanueljal.com
    Aug 07, 2012 - 12:00 am
  • 7 Anti-Slavery Activists Detained
    7 Mauritanian anti-slavery activists have been detained and charged with an "offence on national security." There is much concern right now about what will happen to them.   Please consider sending a letter on their behalf.   For more information, click here.  
    Jun 22, 2012 - 11:28 pm
  • US Department of State TIP Report
    The annual US State Department's Trafficking in Persons Report was released on June 19th. Recommendations for Canada are as follows:
    Jun 20, 2012 - 4:11 pm
  • Canada's <P><SPAN>The GovernmentNational Action Plan to Combat Human Trafficking
    The Government of Canada's National Action Plan to Combat Human Trafficking has been released. "Today people from across our country can celebrate a historical milestone for trafficked and enslaved persons
    Jun 17, 2012 - 8:19 pm
  • AAMS is pleased to announce workshop performances of Acts II and III of Tapestry New Opera's The Enslavement and Liberation of Oksana G. After a thrilling workshop presentation of the first Act of Oksana G. last winter, where AAMS spoke about the reality of modern slavery, Tapestry New Opera has completed the next stage of this electrifying new opera by the Governor General’s Award...
    May 23, 2012 - 10:56 am
  • Spring
    Check out our Spring 2012 edition of the AAMS Newsletter, keeping you up to date about the activities of AAMS, events you can be a part of, and recent issues in Canada and abroad!
    May 04, 2012 - 9:12 am
  • Learning For Hope Logo
    The AAMS team is pleased to be partnering with Learning for Hope. Learning for Hope is a non-governmental and non-denominational organization based in Cusco, Peru, one of the main destination points for human trafficking
    May 01, 2012 - 2:16 pm
  • Karlee Sapoznik
    The Alliance is honoured to be participating in this year's YMCA-YWCA Women of Distinction Awards on May 2nd, 2012. We are pleased to announce that AAMS President and Co-Founder, Karlee Sapoznik, is a nominee in the Young Woman of Distinction Category. For more information, please visit: Women of Distinction website: www.ymcaywca.mb.ca/wod.html Official Nominees: www.ymcaywca.mb.ca/documents...
    May 01, 2012 - 11:21 am
  • Over the past month, Ontario has made great strides in the fight to combat modern slavery. Historical court proceedings in relation to forced labour trafficking took place, exciting initiatives were launched, and many events have been planned. Here is a summary of exciting initiatives, upcoming events, and news stories for the province of Ontario: Ontario Coalition Initiatives 1) Ontario...
    Mar 12, 2012 - 3:35 am
  • Responding to Sexual Exploitation TRACIA'S TRUST
    Awareness Week Proclaimed in Manitoba News Release March 5, 2012 PROVINCE BUILDS ON COMMITMENT TO STOP SEXUAL EXPLOITATION OF CHILDREN:  HOWARD Manitoba continues to work towards eliminating child sexual exploitation with new legislation, public awareness and community involvement, Family Services and Labour Minister Jennifer Howard announced today.
    Mar 06, 2012 - 3:54 am