11.1 COPE will adopt a harm reduction approach in regard to people engaged in the sex trade and advocate that the federal and provincial governments adopt similar legal frameworks.


11.2 COPE supports the right of all workers, including those employed in Vancouver’s sex industry, to organize into unions, and to protection under Employment Standards, B.C. Labour Code, and the Worker’s Compensation Act.


11.3 COPE will adopt the Living in Community Action Plan as the City’s position on Balancing Perspectives on Vancouver’s Sex Industry, and will implement core funding for the plan as outlined in the below Living in Community Action Plan website: livingincommunity.ca/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/2014-Action-Plan-Update1.pdf


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