A Halifax radio place is under fire from the MP that is local who publicly denounced its “mail-order bride” competition.
On February 20, Q104 established “The Male is within the contest that is czech” including five evenings in Prague, and four dates with a lady from www.czech-bride.com.
The showcases that are website within the appropriately called “Czech ladies gallery.” The website guarantees a “trustworthy, expert and exclusive matchmaking service” for Czech females and foreign guys.
Halifax NDP MP Megan Leslie indicated her anger into the House of Commons on Wednesday after having apparently gotten complaints concerning the competition.
“As a lady, i will be furious. As being a Canadian, i wish to apologize to any or all women that are czech to the 50,000 ladies of Czech descent surviving in Canada,” said Leslie.
Protesters call the competition sexist and dangerous.
“Presenting ladies as rewards become won in a competition is type of appalling at this stage, i do believe,” says Derek Dixon, whom assisted arranged a demonstration outside Q104 on Thursday.
However the radio station’s system manager, J.C. Douglas, is providing no apologies. The contest is said by him happens to be misinterpreted. While a provocative name ended up being selected, Douglas states there’s absolutely no mail-order bride included, no guarantee of wedding, or intimate contact of any sort.
That it’s really not a lot more than a European dating game,” he told Postmedia News“If you look beyond the name of the contest… you’ll see.
He additionally insists the agency just isn’t involved with peoples trafficking, but alternatively, Czech ladies who’ve joined a dating that is international, that your radio place claims it offers verified as genuine. If it wasn’t, “it could have been gone in a few minutes,” Douglas told worldwide National‘s Ross Lord on Thursday.
“They are a definite matchmaking solution with the goal that is ultimate of individuals together that may result in matrimony. Continue reading “Mail-order – spouse of ‘The Profit’ Star Marcus Lemonis Buys Up their Company’s Stock”