Hospitality Saskatchewan successfully convened its first-ever Human Trafficking Summit, bringing together diverse stakeholders, law enforcement agencies, senior government representatives, industry leaders and support services agencies to address the critical issue of human trafficking within the hospitality industry. The summit, held on Wednesday November 8th at Travelodge Hotel by Wyndham Saskatoon, provided a platform for a variety of subject matter experts to open dialogue, share knowledge, and collaboratively connect to combat human trafficking in the province.
The summit aimed to enhance awareness, share best practices, and foster partnerships to begin conversations regarding the creation of a provincial strategy to end human trafficking.
Hospitality Saskatchewan President, Jim Bence, stated, "The Human Trafficking Summit marked a significant step forward in addressing a critical issue that affects our industry and our communities. By fostering collaboration among stakeholders, we aim to create a united front against human trafficking in the province.
Hospitality Saskatchewan remains dedicated to actively supporting efforts to combat human trafficking within the hospitality industry. The organization plans to continue its engagement with stakeholders and advocates for ongoing dialogue to develop and implement effective strategies to support victims and survivors of this heinous crime.