Dozens of pairs of shoes were placed on the front steps of City Hall on Monday in remembrance of the 215 children whose remains were discovered at a former…
Source: Shoes line City Hall steps in honour of 215 children who died at B.C. residential school | The Kingston Whig Standard
More than 20 major cities have reduced police budgets in some form, and activists are fighting to ensure that is only the start
Source: These US cities defunded police: ‘We’re transferring money to the community’ | US policing | The Guardian
A separate Greenpeace report looked at corporate support for politicians who pushed anti-protest and voter suppression laws.
Source: Analysis: Law Enforcement Groups Drive Anti-Protest Laws
Indigenous leaders are calling for an investigation into the conduct of Mounties on Vancouver Island after two members of a small First Nation were shot by police in the last three months.
Source: Indigenous leaders call for investigation into RCMP on Vancouver Island after recent shootings | CBC News
A co-founder of Black Lives Matter in Canada says there is no reason for such scrutiny of the organization’s peaceful efforts to raise awareness about racial injustice.
Source: Canadian military intelligence monitored Black Lives Matter movement, claiming pandemic justified such actions | Ottawa Citizen
Indigenous leaders in British Columbia are calling for immediate police reform after three members of a small Vancouver Island First Nation have been shot by police in less than a year.
Source: B.C. Indigenous leaders call for reform after 3rd member of Vancouver Island First Nation shot by police | CTV News
When substance use is misleadingly linked to criminality by legal teams, it underlines the bias against addiction – and helps perpetuate racism.
Source: Conflating drug use and criminality is reinforcing racism in the courts
“Until we get to the bottom of who knew what when, we have not concluded this study,” warned NDP MP Randall Garrison.
Source: Liberals shut down probe into sexual misconduct in Canadian military – National | Globalnews.ca