FRT systems are notoriously bad at identifying people of colour, leading to innocent people being wrongly identified as criminals.
Canada is decades behind in collecting race-based data in the public sector. Advocates have long fought for easier access to disaggregated data from the criminal justice system.
Police officers carry the name, but don't monopolize the practice. Policing is structurally integral to all of our institutions, and is carried out both "benevolently" and violently.
In Canada, there are renewed calls to rename monuments, buildings and streets across the country that honour colonial figures, not just as a symbolic act.
As law enforcement and public institutions face scrutiny following incidents of police violence, we might gain insight into the true omnipresence of injustice by hearing stories from our peers.
As calls to defund the police mount, police unions are already starting to put up a fight.
This July 1, take time to reflect on how Canada can create an inclusive, caring country that incorporates all voices into its post-COVID-19 recovery.
Recent examples of police brutality against racialized peoples highlight the importance of sustaining calls to defund the police.
Across the sports world, athletes are speaking out, risking their careers in the fight against racism.
In a new collection of wide-ranging essays, Between the Lines offers a timely portrait of the world COVID-19 is still in the process of revealing and, perhaps, unmaking.