Hyper police chief Julian Fantino says last week's "economic disruption" action on Bay was carried out by hundreds of "thugs and criminals who came well-armed to do battle" with police. Who do you think was better armed to do battle?
Total number of protestors at last week's rally: 2,000
Total number of people arrested: 40
Total number of charges: 70
Number of people charged with minor criminal offences like mischief: 23
Number of arrests for breach of peace: 21
Total number of arrests for explosives (i.e., Molotov cocktails): 5
Other charges laid by police: assault police, wearing a disguise, possession of a prohibited weapon, weapons dangerous, obstruct police
Actual property damage: broken windows, trashed newspaper boxes, spray-painted buildings, slashed car tires
Estimated cost of property damage: several thousand dollars
Total cost of police deployment (more than 1,000 officers from seven GTA-area forces): more than $200,000
Items seized by police: bottles, cut cloth, stakes, swords, shields, goggles, gas masks, bandanas, paint bombs, iron bars, tomatoes, cans full of stones, gauze, steel backpack frames
What police say about bottles seized: they were used for Molotov cocktails.
What demonstrators say: they were empty beer bottles.
What police say about grey strips of cut cloth seized: they were used as wicks for Molotov cocktails.
What demonstrators say: they were rags.
What police say about stakes seized: they were being used as weapons against cops on horseback.
What demonstrators say: they were used for placards.
What police say about contents of brown bottle: it could be gasoline.
What demonstrators say: its apple cider vinegar used as a remedy for tear gas.
What police say about kerchiefs seized: theyre illegal when used as a disguise.
What demonstrators say: theyre used to protect from tear gas.
Compiled by Stuart Duncan, Robert Faulkner and Tom Lyons