|Blog Pam Palmater | The RCMP, and federal and provincial governments have known about the long-standing and widespread problems of racism, misogyny, homophobia and violence within the RCMP for many decades.|
|Blog Christopher J. Schneider | Any further expenditures on police body-worn cameras should cease until the public has clear information on how the cameras will definitively contribute to transparency and accountability.|
|Blog Robin Tress | In the past week we've seen shocking acts of violence and vandalism in Nova Scotia as non-Indigenous fishers continue to oppose Mi'kmaq rights-holders exercising their treaty right to fish.|
Alberta government announcement provides frightening clues as to what a provincial police force might look likeDavid J. Climenhaga | The RCMP may be no paragon of liberalism and progressive enforcement, but they're apparently too liberal and progressive for the United Conservative Party.
|Blog Jeff Shantz | All too often, even minimal details about police killings of civilians are not made public for months. Officers involved in such killings are typically shielded from public scrutiny.|
|Blog Jeff Shantz | Growing movements against police brutality raise concerns over the self-serving relationships between criminal justice agencies and post-secondary institutions.|
|Blog Pamela Palmater | The oft-repeated mantra of "we are not a racist country" provides comfort to many Canadians that racism and white supremacy are uniquely American problems, but nothing could be further from the truth.|
Human rights concerns mount as Gitxsan hereditary chiefs and Mohawk land defenders arrested by Canadian policeBrent Patterson | Concerns about police violence, nation-to-nation relationships and the right to free, prior and informed consent increase following arrests.
|Blog Pam Palmater | Scheer's ill-informed comments serve only to cause confusion and apprehension in the public, instead of offering thoughtful solutions that would bring everyone together.|
|News Anna Bianca Roach | "Don't cry on the shoulder of the man that stole their land," says one activist. Land defenders gather at minister's office after police extend the exclusion zone around the Unist'ot'en checkpoint.|
|News Anna Bianca Roach | "Canada is an occupation," says one activist. RCMP surveillance and arrests of Indigenous land defenders and allies continue while resistance to the Coastal GasLink pipeline intensifies.|
|Blog Brent Patterson | Lawyers raise concerns about restricted access to Wet'suwet'en territory hindering the ability to train legal observers to document human rights abuses by the RCMP.|
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