Category Archives: Race

In The Headlines: Sammy Yatim Shooting

In the wee hours of Saturday July 27…

The lid of the pressure cooker that has been boiling in this City for years, finally blew.

As most of you know Sammy Yatim was killed by Toronto Police Const. James Forcillo during a brief standoff with police. An investigation is on the way by the SIU and Bill Blair has reached out to the family regarding the incident. Read the rest of this entry

Opinion: What are we so afraid of??

Police Carding…

With the Trayvon Martin case on the minds of many worldwide I thought it might be right to look at the aspects of race and policing within our city and no topic locally is as racially charged as the issue of police carding or street checks. Read the rest of this entry