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Torontoist reporter Wyndham Bettencourt-McCarthy was assaulted by a police officer during the G20—a case in which charges were dropped this week. She writes about how it has reshaped her view of policing in Toronto.
Two years later, we finally have OIPRD's comprehensive assessment of police action during the G20. It's a report that tries to be fair to all sides, but ends up being too generous to police on some key points.
You're lolling in bed right now, aren't you? Well, there's a fresh pot of coffee and a slab of news for you to wake up to: a report outlining police actions at the G20 pricier than first thought—and still (yeah, still) not released; the LCBO blows up in scandal like a cheap afternoon soap opera; TTC fare collector busted for napping; and some peregrine falcons keep on getting it on across from Harlequin Enterprises.
In today's Urban Planner: Susan Hobbs Gallery presents an exhibition of the late Laurie Walker's work; love letters abound in Parfumerie, a play opening tonight; and the G20 gets immortalized in book form.