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Canada: Age Verification of Adult Content Becomes Election Issue

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau criticized on Thursday at an event in Cape Breton comments by Conservative Party leader Pierre Poilievre stating that his government would require age verification for adult content if elected.

Hush to Market Liberator's 'Jaz Duet' in Canada

Liberator has teamed up with retailer Hush to market its Jaz Duet foam wedges in Canada.

SD Variations Launches pjur Display Contest in Canada

Canada’s official pjur distributor, SD Variations, has launched its "pjur Display Contest," inviting Canadian retailers to participate for a chance to win discounted products, free lubricant samples and cosmetic pouches, a free pjur mini collection, and 20% off all Pjur products for 30 days.

Sabien DeMonia Covers FHM Canada

Sabien DeMonia is featured on the cover and in a 10-page feature in the August issue of FHM Canada.

Canada's CBC Profiles the New MindGeek Advisory Board

Canada’s public broadcaster, the CBC, profiled on Sunday the new MindGeek advisory board set up by Ottawa-based private equity firm Ethical Capital Partners (ECP), after its recent purchase of Pornhub, Brazzers and other leading adult brands.

Canada: Senator Forces Age Verification Measure Targeting 'Sexual Activity' Depictions

A Canadian senator and anti-porn crusader who has collaborated with religiously motivated U.S. conservative groups has inserted a controversial amendment into a pending bill, requiring platforms to enact age verification systems if they allow any depictions of sexual content.

Canadian Sex Workers Challenge Constitutionality of 'Nordic Model' Law

A coalition of sex workers and sex work advocacy groups is fighting in an Ontario court to have an anti-sex-work law repealed in Canada.

Proposed Bill Mandating 'Canadian Content' on Streaming Platforms Would Also Apply to Porn

A new amendment to the Canadian Broadcasting Act demanding a set percentage of “Canadian content” on platforms available nationwide will "almost certainly" apply to adult content, according to regulatory experts.

Canadian Government Sends Controversial 'Online Harms' Bill Back to the Drawing Board

The Canadian government released its report on a controversial "online harms" bill today, highlighting concerns raised by stakeholders and sending it back to the drawing board.

'Thank Me Now' Adds Michelle Giannas as Canada Sales Rep

Thank Me Now, Inc., whose brands include Gender Fluid, Get Lucky, Hello Sexy, Mini Halo, Shibari, Triton Maxx and Voodoo Toys, has added Vancouver-based Michelle Giannas to its expanding sales team.

GoAskAlex Urges Environmental Activism in New Essay

Reigning XBIZ "Cam Model of the Year" GoAskAlex, and the first-ever ostomate adult performer, is using her platform to draw attention to the plight of Canada's Fairy Creek Old Growth Forest.

Canada Asks Citizens, Stakeholders for Input on New Online Content Regulation

The Canadian government is inviting “stakeholders and Canadians” to submit comments regarding a current proposal to regulate online content, which was prompted by the recent parliamentary hearings targeting Pornhub and its parent company, MindGeek.

Canadian Parliamentary Committee Publishes Report on MindGeek, Pornhub

After several months of hearings — in which MPs from the entire Canadian political spectrum welcomed U.S. anti-porn activists and liability lawyers with open arms, grilled Canadian MindGeek execs as if they were criminals, and first refused to invite and then silenced sex workers — the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics of Canada’s House of Commons finally issued its report and recommendations on “Protection of Privacy and Reputation on Platforms such as Pornhub.”

Canada: Concerns Raised About Proposed Age Verification Legislation

Canada’s federal privacy commissioner warned that a proposed age verification bill for adult content could increase the risk of revealing users’ private browsing habits.

Canada: MP Describes Pornhub, MindGeek Hearings as a 'Dysfunctional Circus'

Members of the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics of Canada’s House of Commons are now expressing concern about the committee’s treatment of witnesses during their hearings targeting MindGeek and Pornhub, after sex worker advocates who tried to speak to the committee on April 19 shared their negative experiences.

Pornhub: Canadian Ministers Appear Before Parliamentary Committee

Several members of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s federal cabinet testified today before the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics of Canada’s House of Commons, in the ongoing hearings targeting MindGeek and Pornhub.

Pornhub: Canadian MPs Welcome Anti-Porn Activists as Witnesses

The Canadian House of Commons’ Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics held its third meeting today regarding MindGeek's content moderation, with testimony by three alleged subjects of illegal videos, followed by presentations by a Canadian law enforcement expert, a Canadian domestic violence advocate and two U.S. witnesses: Manhattan liability lawyer Michael Bowe, and leading anti-porn activist Laila Mickelwait of Exodus Cry.

Pornhub Releases Statement About Content Moderation Changes

Pornhub announced today a series of safety and security policies enhancing measures for verification, moderation and detection of content with the goal of positioning the company “at the forefront of combating and eradicating illegal content.”

Canada's House of Commons Committee Holds Hearing About Pornhub

The Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics in Canada’s House of Commons held a hearing today concerning the allegations made against Pornhub’s content moderation policies by Nicholas Kristof — based on religious group Exodus Cry’s Traffickinghub campaign against the tube site and parent company MindGeek — in a December 2020 New York Times article.

Isabelle Reese Stars in VR Bangers' Fantasy 'O Canada'

Isabelle Reese stars in “O Canada,” a new fantasy that is part of VR Bangers’ "Open Borders" series.