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#36 Fake News Election Panic

August 13, 2019

After the Mounties’ massive manhunt for two murder suspects, Justin questions whether the RCMP’s mandate is overstretched — and makes the case that their role in local policing should be an election issue. And with the election looming, there’s a frenzy over fake news. But is it even a problem?

What Two Recent Incidents Tell Us About How Police Handle Social Media Hostility

January 11, 2019

Cops rushed to the defence of PC MPP Sam Oosterhoff, but couldn’t help Toronto councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam

OPP, Yeah You Know Me

December 6, 2018

An old friend of the Ford family has been appointed to head the Ontario Provincial Police, a job many consider him to be under-qualified for. We look back to Doug’s history with Ron Taverner, as well as the group of unofficial advisors who surrounded the Fords for years.

Invisible Victims: How Police Botched the Robert Pickton Case

December 5, 2017

“If the police don’t want you to see a file, you’re never gonna know it exists.” Part one of a two part series on Canada’s policing system and police accountability.

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