Better or worse…

Sept 13, 2020 National Post (Canada) - Marni Soupcoff A popular anti-racism tool isn't working, and might be making things worse As the crisis with police / community relations looks to solutions, Soupcoff says that the usual antiracist tool for … [Read more...]

Equal Justice…

Aug. 26, 2020 Lawyer’s Daily – Kendra Landry COVID-19 is modernizing courtrooms — but for whom? Landry points out that the technology lag in the courts is being addressed because of the backlog and associated problems but wonders who is the … [Read more...]

Policing costs…

Aug 19, 2020 Toronto Star - Moya Teklu The high cost of anti-Black racism and policing The side of the defunding the police argument not heard yet from advocates or defenders is the question whether there is a cost involved in a specific racist … [Read more...]

In Canada, eh…

June 9, 2020 Blogger Desmond Cole Remembering 27 Black, Indigenous, and racialized people killed by Canadian police Canadians have always been sheltered from the impact of police killings of Black and Indigenous people by the frequency and often … [Read more...]

Love is reconciliation

Oct 23, 2017 Indigenous advocate Cindy Blackstock raises the bar for Canadians and pays tribute to Gord Downie: May he forever sing and dance among the stars reminding us all that love is reconciliation.  John Howard Society of Ontario Record … [Read more...]

On camera…

Oct 15, 2016 Toronto Star – Desmond Cole The case against body cameras for Toronto police - The millions of dollars would be better spent on overhauling the police oversight bodies The question of equipping police with body cameras is getting … [Read more...]

Body Cameras…

Sept 29, 2016 Blue Line News Week Police body camera study released Toronto police have made a request for funding to the Police Board to equip all front line officers with a body camera despite some reservations.  The cost is estimated at $85 … [Read more...]

Little kids…

Sept 15, 2016 CBC News – John Paul Tasker Federal government failing to comply with ruling on First Nations child welfare: tribunal - 'What they're doing is illegal, and immoral. We're talking about little kids,' Indigenous activist … [Read more...]

Taxes owing…

April 4, 2016 Toronto Star – Robert Cribb and Marco Chown Oved How offshore banking is costing Canada billions of dollars a year $199 billion in foreign has been declared by Canadians but experts say that the amount is only a small fraction of … [Read more...]

Body Cameras…

March 3, 2016 Independent (UK) – Paul Peachey How the police's body-worn camera technology is changing the justice system The Metropolitan Police in London, England,  have 22,000 body cameras in play – a £3.5 million investment - and are … [Read more...]