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The Oldest Profession in Winnipeg (2011)

From 1909 to 1912 Winnipeg was home to the most notorious - but vibrant - state-sanctioned "red light" district in Canada. Naked women allegedly paraded the streets. Booze and sex were sold... See full summary »

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Rick Gensiorek ...
Chief McRae
Kelley Hirst ...
Minnie Woods
Kirsten Klueckmann ...
Lila Anderson
Laura Chan ...
Edna Hamilton
Yvette Jones ...
Amy Norris
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Commissioner Robson
Steed Crandell ...
Reverend Shearer
William Jordan ...
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Aaron Floresco ...
Mayor Sanford Evans
Terry Michalyshyn ...
John Beeman
Stephen Sutherland ...
John Miller
Jason Hooper ...
Inspector Johnstone
Neil McRae ...
John Mitchell
Veronica Ternopolski ...
Mrs. Bradley
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From 1909 to 1912 Winnipeg was home to the most notorious - but vibrant - state-sanctioned "red light" district in Canada. Naked women allegedly paraded the streets. Booze and sex were sold around the clock. Police raids and social reformers' efforts did little to curtail the burgeoning trade. Eventually, though, the district fell apart. To find out why, journey back through the historical records, including lively testimony from a 1910 Royal Commission called to investigate these women's activities to determine if Winnipeg indeed had, as a prominent Toronto minister claimed, "the rottenest conditions for social vice in all of Canada." Written by Aaron Floresco

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15 March 2011 (Canada)  »

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