Sammy Yatim


Jonathan Goldsbie

Forcillo showed a "fundamental failure to understand" that it wasn't all about him more

Aug 4, 2016 11:15 AM News 2 Comments

Judge rules that Toronto cop's release meets public interest test after officer fails in his bid to have attempted murder conviction stayed in the shooting death of Sammy Yatim more

Aug 2, 2016 11:39 AM Think Free: The NOW Toronto blog 19 Comments

Now James Forcillo can finally be suspended without pay more

Jul 28, 2016 11:45 AM News 2 Comments

Sentencing of Toronto cop convicted of attempted murder in Sammy Yatim shooting may be headed to the Supreme Court  more

May 25, 2016 12:00 AM News

The victim's name has not been released, but a woman identifying herself as his sister says he knew the teen who was fatally shot by police in 2013 more

Mar 14, 2016 2:10 PM Think Free: The NOW Toronto blog 3 Comments


Jonathan Goldsbie

A judgment day timeline more

Jan 27, 2016 8:06 PM News 1 Comments


Jonathan Goldsbie

The defence has thrown a number of Hail Mary passes, and the scene outside the courthouse after Monday's verdict was just another attempt to reshape the narrative more

Jan 27, 2016 8:05 PM News


Jonathan Goldsbie

The jury found Constable Forcillo not guilty of murdering Sammy Yatim but guilty of attempting to murder him. We explain. more

Jan 25, 2016 9:55 PM News 1 Comments

A detailed look at Justice Edward Then's instructions to the jury in the case of James Forcillo more

Jan 20, 2016 6:41 PM News 1 Comments


CP/Nathan Denette

The disturbing whiff of a cover-up hangs over the case of the Toronto cop charged in the 2013 killing of Sammy Yatim. After three months of often conflicting police testimony, here's a look at the more troubling revelations. more

Jan 20, 2016 6:39 PM News 1 Comments

In certain ways, the world got worse this year. But in other respects, there was gradual tiptoeing toward justice and compassion, reasons to have hope amid the greater unease. more

Dec 23, 2015 5:38 PM News

James Forcillo is charged with both murdering and attempting to murder the person that he actually killed. more

Dec 3, 2015 10:14 AM News 9 Comments


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In the history of major cases in Toronto, the same characters show up again and again. more

Nov 25, 2015 10:00 PM News 4 Comments

Eight shots point-blank with hollow-point bullets. By any reasonable measure Toronto cop James Forcillo showed a disregard for the consequences of his actions when he killed Sammy Yatim, but is he guilty of murder? more

Nov 25, 2015 8:00 PM News 1 Comments

How many of Supreme Court justice Frank Iacobucci's recommendations have been implemented since he filed his report in July 2014? more

Nov 25, 2015 7:26 PM News

Why didn't police officers try to talk Sammy Yatim down? Had they done so, the outcome would likely have been very different. more

Nov 25, 2015 6:15 PM News


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158 recommendations later, the force is still covering up for mishandling of people in distress more

Nov 25, 2015 12:00 AM News 1 Comments

A man was shot after wielding a knife behind the Agincourt Walmart more

Dec 24, 2014 8:00 AM News