Human trafficking is a growing issue in the area and on Monday Guelph-Wellington Women in Crisis got a boost to help fight it.

Guelph MPP Liz Sandals was at the organization’s Elizabeth Street offices to announce $322,387 in funding specifically to address the issue of human trafficking.

“Our partners have told us how prevalent human trafficking is in Ontario and how difficult it is to identify and often harder to know how to intervene and help,” Sandals said.”

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