A roundup of some of the latest news in women, Toronto, and/or politics this week. What stories did you read this week? Tell us in the comments.
- Toronto Police have launched a 1-year Body-Worn camera pilot project to help increase accountability amongst the force, though some are concerned about whether the project will infringe on residents’ privacy.
- Despite the mounting criticism of carding and concerns raised over human rights violations, Police Chief Mark Saunders continues to insist it’s a useful tool.
- Toronto councillors suggested the idea of implementing road tolls to cover the cost of the Gardiner reconstruction.
- Spacing magazine sheds light on how inaccessible Toronto transit affects mothers’ commuting patterns.
- Premier Wynne hosted a Twitter Chat on Thursday on the province’s plan to address sexual assault.
- The Royal Military College has finally offered an apology to educator Julie Lalonde, after she was harassed during a speaking engagement at the school. Lalonde was invited to the institution to discuss her expertise in sexual assault prevention.
- American activists marked the inaugural National Day of Action for Black Women and Girls to highlight how black women are affected by overpolicing.