City stops sex doll brothel from opening in Toronto

TORONTO, August 30, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) — The City of Toronto has closed what claimed to be North America’s first known sex doll brothel a week before it was set to open.

Aura Dolls planned to open September 8 in a strip mall in the city’s North York area with a choice of six silicone sex dolls for rent 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

But after Councillor John Filion pointed to a bylaw he introduced two decades ago that restricts “adult entertainment parlours” in North York to industrial areas, city officials ruled Aura Dolls was illegal, City News reported.

“Both the business owner and property owner were advised by city staff that the proposed use is illegal and that, if the business opened, they would be charged,” Filion wrote in a letter to residents.

“As a result, I am pleased to advise you that city staff were told that the lease

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