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.
- Police accoutability was front and centre at City Hall this week after a series of high-profile incidents including the verdict in the trial of James Forcillo.
A proposed men’s homeless shelter has been approved for Leslieville, despite the concerns of some neighbours.
Gord Perks had some pointed remarks about the City’s budget.
- The TCHC task force proposed a whole host of recommendations this week, including transitioning the entity into a non-profit that would no longer be run by the city.
- In a landmark decision, the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal ruled that the government discriminates against First Nations children on reserves, by failing to provide them with same child welfare services expected elsewhere.
- After British PM David Cameron made controversial remarks about Muslim women, women across the globe took him to task on social media with hashtag #TraditionallySubmissive.