Day: February 11, 2021

Little done to stop anti-Black racism in policing, criminal justice in last 25 years: Ontario report

A new report prepared by the Canadian Association of Black Lawyers confirms what Ontario’s Black population has been feeling for decades: racism and racial bias exists in the criminal justice system, and little has been done to correct it. According to the report, “the perception of anti-Black discrimination within policing has remained constant among Black […]

Police shot and killed baby in Kawartha Lakes standoff, SIU reveals

A child who was killed during a standoff between police and a man in Kawartha Lakes last November was shot by police, Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit (SIU) confirmed Thursday. According to the SIU, a man, 33, and his one-year-old son suffered gunshot wounds in an interaction with Ontario Provincial Police in the City of Kawartha Lakes, about 130 […]

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