The fact police can randomly stop a person on the street and ask for identification if they suspect that person is up to no good is illegal and a violation of human rights, says Ontario's Ombudsman Andre Marin.
Inmates in Ontario jails -- including the Ottawa-Carleton Detention Centre -- continue beating each other up, but Ontarians are still waiting for the provincial government to clarify a policy about when jail guards are required to investigate inmate-on-inmate violence.
Ontario Ombudsman André Marin is calling for the government to give the Special Investigations Unit more power to charge police who fail to co-operate with SIU investigations, amid mounting protests over police shootings of two black men.
The group Black Lives Matter and activists such as Desmond Cole make legitimate arguments when they raise concerns about police shootings of people such as Andrew Loku, who was shot to death in early July.
Reevely: 'Carding' is illegal and bad policing, province's ombudsman says
Andre Marin says system has improved but 'over $200,000 not going to needy parents'
Complaints about the use of segregation in provincial jails are rising sharply and at least three inmates are believed to have committed suicide while in solitary confinement, a new report by the Ontario Ombudsman says.
An Ontario judge argues that, when it comes to the laws that guide police conduct, a “repeat performance” of the civil rights abuses we saw during the G20 is “somewhat inevitable.”
Five years after the mass arrests at Toronto’s G20 summit, the notorious “five-metre rule” is finally history.
Forgive me for saying this on the first day of summer, but some of us are already getting ready for back-to-school season.