Author: Vicki Chartrand

Vicki is an Associate Professor at Bishop's University, Québec.

Black Lives Matter in prison, too

A group of federally incarcerated Black prisoners have written the following statement. It was read to El Jones, and has been slightly edited for length and clarity. We have been watching the Black Lives Matters protests and the conversations about police violence. We have been taking part in our own conversations with prisoners of all […]

Source: Black Lives Matter in prison, too

“Do I believe we can have a police-free future in our lifetime? Absolutely”: Policing expert Robyn Maynard on how defunding would work in practice

“It’s not that we don’t need safety. But police have not brought us that safety, and we need to look elsewhere”

Source: “Do I believe we can have a police-free future in our lifetime? Absolutely”: Policing expert Robyn Maynard on how defunding would work in practice

Four officers, no weapons, no charges: A Yukon First Nation’s solution for keeping the peace – The Globe and Mail

In Whitehorse, colonialism and crime have damaged the people of Kwanlin Dun’s relationships with the RCMP and one another. Now, a pilot project is trying to do policing differently — and Indigenous people around the world are taking notice

Source: Four officers, no weapons, no charges: A Yukon First Nation’s solution for keeping the peace – The Globe and Mail