The ins and outs of selling sex

Do you see a problem with two people exchanging money for sex? Read what the experts have to say...

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Megan Gillis, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 8:29 PM ET

In December,, the Supreme Court of Canada struck down laws that made brothels, communicating for the purpose of prostitution and living off its avails illegal. Parliament now has a year to rewrite the laws. Over the next 11 months, the Sun will look at the issue from different angles through a serious of periodical articles. For more articles, go to ottawasun.com/sextrade.

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The woman who opens the door of the tidy townhouse could be your pretty and well-coiffed next-door neighbour.

Leigh is a 45-year-old mother-of-four with a book about parenting teens on her coffee table.

Yet upstairs in her candle-lit bedroom, she entertains men, most married civil servants in their 50s and 60s although she’s hosted a judge, for fees starting at $155 for 30 minutes.

The warm, friendly Maritimer makes in a week what she used to make in a month at a call centre after realizing a few years ago that she could get more than fun out of meeting men online.


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