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Residents of an east-end Montreal neighbourhood take to Facebook to expose rampant prostitution

Hochelaga-Maisonneuve, the traditionally hardscrabble Montreal East neighbourhood, has been re-christened ‘Ho-Ma’ and is now replete with condos and organic food markets. But someone forgot to tell the prostitutes and their johns, who still frequent neighbourhood streets. So enterprising residents have set up a Facebook page that publishes the photos and licence plate numbers of both. “It’s the oldest profession in the world, but there should be places just for it,” said one member of the online group.

Journal de Montréal
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