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.
- At city council this week, the Bloor Bike Lane pilot succeeded, a by-election was announced for Ward 2, and council debated whether non-profits & grassroots group should have to register as lobbyists at City Hall. The latter issue will be explored further after Councillor Ainslie put for forth a motion to review what is considered a non-profit.
- The Canadian Mental Health Association is raising concerns about police interactions with Andrew Loku after the SIU report on this shooting was released last week
- Brandon University appointed a full-time sexual violence coordinator after CBC revealed last month that the university failed to properly handle multiple sexual assault complaints
- Canada’s only clinic providing sex reassignmnet surgeries suffered damages after an attempted arson
- Inuit organizations are demanding inclusion in the #MMIW inquiry
- The #2016census was sent to households this week – here are some tips for non-binary folks on how to navigate the form’s gender options