VIEWS ON THE NEWS

VIEWS ON THE NEWS

This week’s question: Should a judge who enters his courtroom wearing political paraphernalia such as a Donald Trump baseball cap be removed from the bench?     Aneesa Oumarally The fundamental values that underscore our judicial system is that judges are independent and impartial. This means that even though every human being possesses a certain […]

Views On The News

Views On The News

Do you believe that the recommendations of the Independent Police Oversight Review will lead to positive change with respect to transparency and accountability by police officers in Ontario? Ken Singh Legal Practitioner I do. We cannot have police investigating police. We need accountability and transparency. Just look at CARIBANA. We need change. Change is good. […]

VIEWS ON THE NEWS

VIEWS ON THE NEWS

This week’s question: Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump was caught on videotape bragging about making sexual advances towards a married woman and aggressively kissing and groping others. He has apologized for his comments on the 2005 video, posted by the Washington Post newspaper. Do you think that Trump is fit to be president of the […]

VIEWS ON THE NEWS

VIEWS ON THE NEWS

  This week’s question: Do you believe that Caribbean and Mexican migrant farm workers in Canada should be granted permanent resident status?     Michelle Dickson   Program Coordinator No I don’t think they should be granted permanent residence status as I assume most workers are the sole providers for their family. We wouldn’t just be […]