More than 20 major cities have reduced police budgets in some form, and activists are fighting to ensure that is only the start
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.
Analysis: Law Enforcement Groups Drive Anti-Protest Laws
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.
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.
B.C. Indigenous leaders call for reform after 3rd member of Vancouver Island First Nation shot by police | CTV News
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police’s culture is so toxic, the federal government needs to conduct an external, independent review of the RCMP’s future as a federal policing organization, says a former Supreme Court of Canada justice tasked with dealing with the fallout from the force’s historic sexual assault settlement.
RCMP tolerates ‘misogynistic, racist, and homophobic attitudes:’ former Supreme Court justice | CBC News
More than 460 Canadians have been killed or died while being subdued by police between 2000 and 2017
Deadly force | CBC News
If we truly want to effect change that could stop police killings of Black people, we need to have this conversation.
Defunding The Police Will Save Black And Indigenous Lives In Canada | HuffPost Canada
For months, Clive Mensah’s family has watched with a knowing horror as the stories of George Floyd and so many others have made headlines. All the while Mensah’s story has remained untold — until now.
A young Black man was fatally Tasered in his own backyard – now his family is demanding answers | CBC News