Procuring and Living on the Avails of Prostitution (Sentencing Cases)

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Procuring

Case Name Sentence Summary
R v McPherson,
2013 ONSC 1635 (CanLII)
3 years Offender procured 19 year old girlfriend into prostitution.
R v Newman,
2009 NLCA 32 (CanLII)
36 months

Seeking Services of Under-age Prostitutes

Case Name Sentence Summary
R c Boutin,
2012 QCCQ 5603 (CanLII)
2 years
R v Johnson,
2008 SKQB 244 (CanLII)
9 months the offender offered the complainant sex in exchange for money and a job--offender was a gas station manager, prior record for interference--occurred over 3 years--video taped sex acts, including mutual masturbation and fellatio--also convicted of making child pornography (3 months)
R v Woodward,
2011 ONCA 610 (CanLII)
5.5 years
R v Wasser
2007 CanLII 23491 (ON SC)
offender participated in sex with bondage with a 15 year old, spurred on by an 18 year old pimp--offender was unemployed trained engineer
R v L.D.W.,
2007 SKCA 79 (CanLII)
18 months 7 months credit given, offender offers to drive 17 year old victim in exchange for sex
R v S. (G.E.),
2007 MBCA 105 (CanLII)
1 year CSO offender met complainant through internet, offered a laptop for fellatio
R v Whitefish,
2007 SKCA 79 (CanLII)
18 months offender offered $40 for sex with adopted step-sister 15 years old--confronted by wife, offender assaults her causing bodily harm
R v Vanoirschot,
2006 SKCA 130 (CanLII)
4 months offender was 61 years old, no record--unsuccessful in trying to purchase sex from 17 year old prostitute
R v Aldea,
2005 SKQB 461 (CanLII)
12 months The offender picks up two underage prostitutes aged 16 and 17. They performed oral sex for money. Offender was a Catholic Priest.
R v Goohsen,
2000 SKCA 37 (CanLII)
4 month CSO
R v Kim,
2000 BCSC 1506 (CanLII)
2.5 years over a year, the offender picked up young prostitutes under 15, had sex with them and then threatened or assaulted them--paedophelic tendencies--2 years remand credit--also convicted of sexual assault, assault, threats and other offences.
R v Nathoo,
1999 ABCA 60 (CanLII)
90 days undercover officer posed as 17 year old girl
R v Maheu,
1997 CanLII 10356 (QC CA), (1997), 116 CCC (3d) 361 (Que. C.A.)
12 months teacher invited student to home, leant money and resulted in sexual activity. No remorse.
R v Kowtalo,
(1993), 85 Man. R. (2d) 239 (Man. C.A.)
60 days involved "streetwise" victims, no record.
R v MAR,
1990 CanLII 4257 (NS CA)
6 months each two instances of soliciting sex from boys under 16.

Procuring and Controlling Under-age Prostitutes

Case Name Sentence Summary
R v Ackman,
2016 MBQB 109 (CanLII)
15 years (global)
6 years (avails)
2 years (proceeds)
sex assault (3.5 to 4 years)
2 years (child porn)
R v Bloomfield,
2016 ONCA 447 (CanLII)
18 months The offender was convicted at trial of procuring a 14 year old female to become a prostitute. He was a youthful first time offender.
R v Byron, 2014 ONSC 990 (CanLII) 6 years procuring, living off avails and aiding person under age of 18 to engage in prostitution. Also convicted of human trafficking.
R v Husain,
2012 ONCA 697 (CanLII)
5 years, 2 months (global) The offender was convicted of sexual assault and procuring a person under the age of 18 years.
R v Tynes,
2010 QCCQ 11298 (CanLII)
34 months (global)
R v B.(K.) (2004), 184 CCC (3d) 290, 2004 CanLII 36124 (ON CA) 4.5 years living off avails of prostitutes under the age of 18. Overturned sentence of 5 years.
R v Barrington (2004), 25 C.R. (6th) 70(*no link) 12 to 18 months living off avails. discussion of ranges
R v Ng (2008), 241 CCC (3d) 340, 2008 BCCA 535 (CanLII) 12 to 18 months (procure x2)
12 months (keeping)
R v Martinez
1994 CanLII 4480 (NL SCTD)
3 years (global)
R v Sampson,
[1994] NSJ No. 355 (T.D.), 1994 CanLII 7589 (NS SC)
3.5 years Offender exercised control and lived on avails of 15 year old prostitute for several months.

Offender was 21 years old with an extensive criminal record, mostly for drug offences.

R v Grouse
1994 CanLII 414 (ON CA),
(1994), 71 O.A.C. 79
9 years (global)
4 years (sex-related offences)
5 years (assault CBH)
Offender kept prostitutes in a state of near-slavery for 3 years
R v Bottyan,
[1994] A.J. No. 347 (C.A.), 1994 ABCA 163 (CanLII)
8 years Offender was pimping several 14 year old girls, used violence at least once. Offender had a prior criminal record.
R v Beals
1993 CanLII 4561 (NS SC), (1993),
124 N.S.R.(2d) 77 (T.D.)
7 years (global) Offender control and lived off avails of 17 year old prostitute. Offender was 36 years old and had extensive record including aggravated assault and obstruction.
R v Glasgow and Horne
[1993] O.J. No. 1502
3 to 3.5 years Offenders recruit 16 year old female as a "love slave". Offenders were 27 and 28 years old.
R v Harris,
[1991] O.J. No. 2578
2, 3 years (avails)
8 years (global)
Offender operated a sophisticated call girl system and bawdy-house with teen prostitutes. Offender was 28 years old with no record.
R v Brown
(1991), 118 A.R. 72 (Alta. P. Ct.)
2.5 years Offender procured a 17 year old female to become a prostitute for 3 weeks. Offender was 21 years old.
R v Downey
1990 CanLII 2377 (NS CA),
(1990), 95 N.S.R.(2d) 32 (App. D.)
16 months (global)

Offender procured a 17 year old female as prostitute for several weeks. He threatened her not to leave. Offender was 21 years old with good employment history.

R v David
(1989), 90 N.S.R.(2d) 97 (App. D.)
3 years (avails)
1 year (control)
Offender recruited a 16 year old female as prostitute for 4 days. No coercion found. Offender was 33 and had prior conviction for avails.

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