We took a cursory look at these claims and found evidence of active duty police trying to intimidate a family business both in uniform and by posing as members of the public. We also found much, much darker things. As … Continue reading Toronto Restaurant Accuses Police of Harassment Campaign
“In these uncertain times” why did a BlogTO editor “yell fire in a crowded theatre”? Continue reading Lauren O’Neil Publishes Riot Rumours, Yells “Fire!” in Uncertain Times
Belleville Police Service declines to fire police officer over confederate flag, civil war comments, pro-Trump sentiments. Continue reading Meet Todd Bennett: a Trump Supporting, Pro-Confederacy Canadian Cop.
During the Vietnam War, Canada took in, often unwittingly—many Americans who sought to escape mandatory military service. As a wave of repression sweeps their nation, as Canadians with conscience we must open our hearts and our homes to people fleeing the unjust brutality of a state which has lost all control over itself. We must aid the American cause where we can. Continue reading Open Letter to the Canadian Government re: Events in the United States.
Iceland, Ireland, Norway, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom have already arrived at this conclusion: Don’t just reflexively ban ‘legal’ guns as a political placebo, rather, remove the ‘good’ ones from our public spaces. Disarm Canada’s police. Wherever the … Continue reading Nova Scotia: Just Ban the “Good” Guns Please
The Toronto Police Service is defending two TPS members who posed with their uniforms and vehicles for a group photo with a far-right mayoral candidate known for espousing pro-police, white nationalist and neo-Nazi talking points. “We get asked countless times … Continue reading “Just a Job”: Toronto Police Defend Officers Posing with White Nationalist Candidate
On Friday August 10, Matthew Vincent Raymond a 58 year old from Fredericton, New Brunswick killed four people, including two police officers with a long rifle. As of this writing, no motive has been formally acknowledged by the police, though … Continue reading Fredericton: Why did an Islamophobic Extremist Have a Gun?
We should be wary when the police communicate in a way that politicizes information, increases public fear and fuels hate. Continue reading Editorial: Be Afraid, But Spend Money