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The Toronto Lap Dancing Saga

Confusion about what exactly IS allowed in strip clubs has reigned in Toronto since 1993, when court decisions made 'jerk dancing' and 'lap dancing' "legal."

August - September 1998

Police raid strip clubs , lap dancing still prevails despite bylaw ruling

Supreme Court of Canada rules
Ottawa, Ontario -- March, 1997

Lap dancing is outlawed, legally considered an indecent act

Gay Strip Club Busted!
Toronto, Ontario -- February 1996

Remington's is the latest target in the Metro Toronto police attack on lap dancing.

The Ontario Appeal Court Rules
Toronto, Ontario -- February 1996

Decision states that lap dancing degrades and dehumanizes women and that the conduct of lap dancers constitutes a form of prostitution.

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Created: July 15, 1996
Last modified: October 6, 1998

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