Alberta’s first human trafficking conviction

Alberta company, Kihew Energy Services Ltd. (Kihew), pleaded guilty to running a criminal organization that illegally recruited human trafficking victims from Poland and the Ukraine, contrary to the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act  (IRPA). Kihew—owned by a Ukrainian Orthodox priest, his wife and business partner—was fined $215,000 after RCMP investigations revealed that the company had […]

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