|News Justin Mohammed | Canada has banned refugee claimants from entering this country from the U.S., subject to narrow exceptions. In so doing, we abandon our legal commitments under the 1951 Refugee Convention.|
|News Karl Nerenberg | In naming an equal number of males to females to his cabinet the new prime minister did not have to compromise on competence. Now the new ministers will have to deliver.|
|News David Gray-Donald | Former Toronto Police Chief Bill Blair was elected in his Ontario riding to the Liberal government. There is speculation Trudeau will appoint him to his cabinet. Should Canadians be worried?|
Senior Toronto police officer found guilty of misconduct for ordering mass arrest at the G20 summit in 2010Krystalline Kraus | A police disciplinary hearing ruled that Superintendent Mark Fenton's "decision to order mass arrests demonstrated a lack of understanding of the right to protest."
|Blog Michael Laxer | Many police officers and departments across the country act as if they are above the law and answer to no one. When is anyone with any political power or authority going to do something about it?|
|News Shawn Whitney | With the crumbling of Harper's conservatives and Rob Ford's antics continuing, does this defenestration actually have any benefit for Canada's Left?|
|Blog James Laxer | Brutal cops and leaders who enrich their own class of people at the expense of everyone else are the consequence of the shocking inequality of our age.|
|Blog David J. Climenhaga | Fighting to save the rifle-and-shotgun registry -- without which undoubtedly lives will be needlessly lost -- is a political hill worth dying on.|