Archive for 'Desmond Cole'
Last night, Toronto's embattled mayor launched his re-election bid surrounded by hundreds of supporters.
For many marginalized Canadians, the former provincial and federal politician will be associated with neglect and lost opportunities.
Draft policy fails to define the public safety rationale for controversial police stops.
A real estate dispute is threatening the future of the safe haven for families.
Mayor Ford's opponents insist he must go, but they failed to explain why at the first televised mayoral debate.
Follow along as we fact-check the claims made during the mayoral debate, and determine which ones hold up, and which ones don't pass the smell test.
On the International Day to Eliminate Racial Discrimination, we talk to the City's access and equity champion about social justice, race, and difficult conversations.
Police-civilian interactions need to be clearer, less invasive, says report prepared for the Toronto Police Services Board.
Activists gathered on the eve of the Sochi Olympic Games to slam the Russian government's anti-gay policies.
Premier Wynne announces that the minimum wage will rise to $11 an hour, but some say that's not enough.
A City committee is poised to vote on recommendations contained in a major anti-violence report.
Almost a year after protestors took over Metro Hall for the homeless, the City has opened it up voluntarily.
Nominated for: shifting responsibility for neglect onto TCHC tenants.
Nominated for: helping a whole city become a safer haven for those who need one.
Many of Toronto's elected officials think Rob Ford needs a break—at the very least.
Michael Mvogo is one of many people to have been detained in Canada for months or years with unresolved immigration issues.
Board chair Alok Mukherjee "calling for strong and immediate action" to address how police handle cases involving people with mental health issues.
Volunteers staged a "mass arrival" of white-skinned settlers to challenge Canada's legacy of colonialism.