Canada shouldn't be smug when it comes to guns

When the gun-sick United States is factored out, it is clear that among developed nations, Canada has a bad – and worsening – gun problem.

Posted:
February 23, 2018
Article source:
The Globe and Mail

Ontario judge conducting 'cost-benefit analysis' of police carding

Justice Michael Tulloch was asked last year to conduct a thorough examination of new regulations on carding, also known as street checks. 

Posted:
February 22, 2018
Article source:
Toronto Star

Despite unanimous Queen's Park vote, police are still disclosing unproven allegations against innocent Ontarians

More than two years after legislation passed, the law remains unenforced.

Posted:
February 21, 2018
Article source:
Toronto Star

Judge strikes down mandatory minimum law in Toronto drug mule case

The ruling underscores the need for Ottawa to act on its promise to repeal mandatory minimum sentences, said Jonathan Rudin, a lawyer for Aboriginal Legal Services, an intervener in the case.

Posted:
February 21, 2018
Article source:
Toronto Star

Federal government to fight solitary confinement ruling from B.C. court

A B.C Supreme Court justice found indefinite segregation undermines the safety of inmates, staff, and the public.

Posted:
February 20, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

Family of Joey Knapaysweet, man shot and killed after fleeing Timmins police, issues statement

The SIU in Northern Ontario is investigating the deaths of Joey Knapaysweet, who was shot by police, and Agnes Sutherland, who was in custody at the time of her death.

Posted:
February 15, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

New home phone fraud scheme dupes 5 Toronto victims out of $5.1M

Toronto police have warned the public about an "emerging" and relatively sophisticated phone fraud scheme that has already cost at least five victims in Toronto more than $5 million in financial losses.

Posted:
February 09, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

Government of Ontario Expands Helpline for Indigenous Women Facing Violence

The provincial government is supporting Beendigen Inc., an Indigenous family shelter in Thunder Bay, to expand culturally appropriate helpline services for Indigenous women across Ontario.

Posted:
February 07, 2018
Article source:
Government of Ontario - ServiceOntario

London, Ont. court case could challenge Canada's prostitution laws

Experts have predicted it was only a matter of time before Canada's three-year-old prostitution laws, contained in Bill C-36, were challenged.

Posted:
February 06, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

5 women killed in January victims of alleged intimate partner violence, police say

Five women have been killed in alleged acts of intimate partner violence in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA) so far this year, according to police.

Posted:
February 05, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)