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.
- John Tory is organizing a forum on racial equity this Saturday, but did not invite leaders from Black Lives Matter Toronto who have been asking for a public meeting for the past year
- The Toronto Police Accountability Coalition raised questions this week about police disciplinary processes. Toronto Police are the only force in the GTA where officers prepare their own discipline reports, instead of having an outside party review them. The issue was raised atWednesday’s Police Service Board meeting, but the majority of the board voted to accept a report stating that the process should continue as is.
- Premier Wynne said the SIU report in Andrew Loku’s case will be made public
- The Ontario Health Minister announced that the province will extend funding for HPV vaccines to all children regardless of gender
- Linda Redgrave decided to reveal her identity as Witness 1 in the Ghomeshi Trial
- Vaughn parent Sarah Lambersky is filing a human rights complaint after she was asked not to breastfeed in public