Benjamin Perrin launches Invisible Chains: Canada's Underground World of Human Trafficking

UBC law professor Benjamin Perrin has written Invisible Chains: Canada’s Underground World of Human Trafficking, a book about human trafficking in Canada. The book is based on a three-year investigation into the problem and it documents cases reported by police, provincial officials, immigration, and non-governmental organizations as well as accounts from victims and their families. 

An online press conference with Perrin is scheduled for Oct. 12, at 10 a.m. EST. (sign up at

From Oct. 12 – 27, Perrin will be touring Canada to speak to Canadians about how to combat human trafficking. Events will be held in Toronto (Oct. 12), Montreal (Oct. 13), Winnipeg (Oct. 14), Vancouver (Oct. 18), Calgary (Oct. 22), Edmonton (Oct. 23) and Ottawa (Oct. 27). For event details and more information, visit