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.
- City Council approved new ward boundaries which add additional wards before the 2018 municipal election
- While the police inquest into Jermaine Carby’s death is underway, advocates remain skeptical of the inquests’ ability to ignite real reform
- The Public Work’s committee reviewed recent bike lane proposals but voted to hold off on studying paths on 8 major corridors, while NOW Toronto looks at disparities in which populations enjoy cycling in Toronto
- New provincial legislation introduced this week will enable cities like Toronto to force developers to address affordable housing needs
- As promised, the Liberals finally introduced a Trans Rights bill to protect trans Canadians from discrimination. Bill C-16 which would add gender identity and gender expression to the Canadian Human Rights Act and the Canadian Criminal Code. Similar legislation has been introduced by MP Randall Garrison but has never succeeded.