Speaker condemns ‘racial profiling’ of Black visitors to Parliament Hill

OTTAWA – The Speaker of the House of Commons has  condemned a “racial profiling” incident involving a group of black visitors to Parliament Hill on Feb 4 last. “The racial profiling incident cannot be condoned and must be dealt with swiftly and purposefully,” said Speaker Geoff Regan in a statement delivered in the House Tuesday. The incident happened inside […]

Blair livid over carding report

Blair livid over carding report

By Gerald V. Paul As the search continues for a new police chief, current Chief Bill Blair was caught between a rock and a hard place on the question of racial profiling and carding last Thursday at Police Headquarters. “The public is ill-served by less than full examination of what is actually happening in 31 […]

Media expose local misdeeds, miss others

Media expose local misdeeds, miss others The Canadian media are doing a superb job covering and uncovering stories that are crucial to the functioning of a democratic society. The Toronto Star has been brilliant following and exposing matters of local concern; none more so than the disgraceful mishandling by police of the G20 Summit in […]