The following is a brief excerpt from a comprehensive report by retired judge John Morden on the police brutality and abuses of Charter Rights committed during the June 2010 G20 Summit in Toronto. In it, he addresses the failure of the Toronto Police Services Board, headed by Alok Mukherjee:
“The board . . . → Read More: Politics and its Discontents: Enablers Of The G20 Abuses: The Police Services Board
The Toronto Star reports the following:
The province’s police complaints watchdog has recommended 31 officers be charged with misconduct during the G20 summit, two of them in senior positions, Toronto police said Wednesday.
The good chief must be wearing his kevlar vest 24/7, judging by his apparent immunity from any consequences . . . → Read More: Politics and its Discontents: Chief Bill Blair Dodges Another Bullet
As a reader of various progressive bloggers, I know that the thirst for justice and accountability burns strongly in Canada. The only problem, of course, is that this passion seems singularly absent in those who occupy positions of authority, be they our elected ‘representatives’, heads of various organizations, and, of course, certain police . . . → Read More: Politics and its Discontents: A Star Reader’s Thoughts On G20 Justice
With a broad range of targets in his column today, including Dalton McGuinty, Harper, Tony Clement and Julian Fantino as additional architects of the 20120 G20 debacle in Toronto, the Star’s Christopher joins in the chorus of those calling for the resignation of Toronto Police Chief Bill Blair. Of course, he is under no illusion . . . → Read More: Politics and its Discontents: Christopher Hume on the G20