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Lifelong residents from the neighbourhood affected by gun violence offer their solutions to politicians amid another summer of senseless shootings more

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Samuel Engelking

Youth who are at highest risk of entering gang life can be identified quite early, but are we intervening in effective ways? more

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Cheol Joon Baek

With relations with the union representing Toronto police at a new low and Premier Doug Ford bent on reversing hard-fought gains against carding, which way will Tory turn on efforts to modernize the force? more

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A 10-year-old girl and 18-year-old woman have died after a lone gunman opened fire in Toronto's Greektown neighbourhood on July 22. more

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Activists say the review is necessary to help ease the tension and mistrust between the LGBTQ+ community and police which is in “a state of crisis” more

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Toronto police's dismissal of community concerns over Village disappearances and deaths "has severely shaken our community’s already tenuous trust in the city’s law enforcement," says Pride Toronto more

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Samuel Engelking

In the wake of alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur's murder charges, the Alliance for South Asian AIDS Prevention creates safe date check-in program to protect vulnerable members of the LGBTQ community. more

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Michael Watier

The inflexibility of the structures of the Toronto police and its civilian overseers on the Toronto Police Service Board, does not – cannot – allow for the democratic civic engagement and analysis necessary to realize constructive change more

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Saunders was deputy chief in charge of Special Operations when the initial investigation known as Project Houston was undertaken and McArthur was interviewed but let go more

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The case of alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur highlights the thin line between crowdsourcing and retraumatization more

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The Tess Richey case reveals bias in police handling of murder investigations, but it’s cases involving Black men that expose the biggest disparities more

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Paul Salvatori

Ontario has offered police services access to the kits in response to the growing number of opioid-related deaths, but the province's largest municipal police force is lukewarm to the idea more

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Dafonte Miller cover-up exposes game of cat and mouse Toronto police force has been playing over its duty to cooperate with the police watchdog Special Investigations Unit more

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Constable Michael Theriault was off-duty and, as a Toronto cop, out of his jurisdiction when he confronted Dafonte Miller. Wouldn't the right course have been to call police? more

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Inquiry into the police shooting death of another Black man in crisis raises uncomfortable questions about racial bias and the weak systems of accountability that are in place when police get it wrong more

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Yusra K. Ali

Recent examination into Andrew Loku killing reveals that we’ll have to look beyond recommendations from the Office of the Chief Coroner for real systemic changes in policing to occur more

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Joel Duff

If police want to build relationships with racialized communities, shouldn’t Toronto's police chief consider alternatives to armed police in our high schools? more

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R. Jeanette Martin

Toronto's Bryn Hendricks wants an alternative to the Pride Parade, but no one else seems to care more

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Kyle Ashley

Meet Kyle Ashley, a parking enforcement officer dedicated to keeping Toronto’s bike lanes car-free more

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Ethan Eisenberg

The issue was framed as one of inclusivity, but the idea of inclusivity in the LGBTQ movement has to do with its origin among mostly white, middle-class male activists more

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