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Pride Day in Toronto is marked by anti-racist protest

It was a Pride Day of a different sort Sunday in Toronto–marked by a virtual parade and a very real anti-police protest in front of City Hall. Instead of tens of thousands singing and dancing their way through the streets »

Politics

Toronto’s chief of police is retiring at the end of July

Mark Saunders, Toronto’s first-ever Black police chief, has announced he is taking early retirement–at the end of July, eight months before his term was to expire next April. His announcement came the same day Toronto city councillors Josh Matlow and »

Society

Toronto police chief calls 2018 ‘year like no other’

The chief of police of Canada’s largest and most prosperous city is calling 2018 was ” a year like no other year.” Speaking to reporters at his end-of-the-year news conference on Thursday, Toronto chief Mark Saunders said his department had »

Society

Police will be welcomed back to Toronto’s Pride Parade

It now appears that members of Canada’s largest municipal police force will be allowed back into Toronto’s annual Pride Parade. “We will review the application and provided they meet our Rules of Parade Entry policy, they will be granted a »

International, Politics, Society

New poll suggests support for Canadian handgun ban

As the debate continues over banning handguns in Canada, a new poll suggests that almost half–48 per cent–of those surveyed support a ban and another 19 per cent “somewhat” support a ban. The Nanos Research poll, conducted for CTV News, »