g20 Toronto

Toronto Chief Won't Testify

CP | Diana Mehta, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.16.2015 | Canada

TORONTO - Toronto's police chief will not have to testify at a disciplinary hearing for the most senior officer charged over mass arrests made during ...

Will Bill Blair Testify?

CBC | Posted 03.16.2015 | Canada

A judge is expected to rule today on whether Toronto's police chief and his former deputy must testify at a senior officer's disciplinary he...

Ontario Scraps, Replaces Secret Law Used For G20 Arrests

CP | Keith Leslie, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.10.2015 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - A Second World War law used by police to make mass arrests during the G20 summit in Toronto in 2010 was officially scrapped Thursday and rep...

G20 Cop's Disciplinary Hearing Resumes Next Month

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.25.2015 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - A disciplinary hearing for the most senior police officer charged in relation with mass arrests made during Toronto's G20 summit, which was ...

Tory Gov't Allowed U.S. Spying At Toronto G20: Report

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.28.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - The United States reportedly conducted widespread surveillance while world leaders were gathered in Toronto for the G20 summit in 2010 and t...

G20 Cop Guilty

CP | Allison Jones, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.11.2013 | Canada

TORONTO - The criminal conviction of a Toronto police officer for assaulting a protester during the G20 summit three years ago was hailed as a victory...

Trial Delayed

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.02.2013 | Canada

TORONTO - The start of the second trial for a Toronto police officer on allegations stemming from the G20 protests has been delayed until Wednesday af...

Toronto Cop Found Not Guilty

Posted 07.31.2013 | Canada

TORONTO -- The first Toronto police officer to go to trial on criminal charges stemming from the G20 protests has been found not guilty. Const. Gl...

G20 Cop On Trial

CP | Allison Jones, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.27.2013 | Canada

TORONTO - The first Toronto police officer to go to trial on criminal charges from G20 protests told court Tuesday he didn't hit or shove a man he's a...

1st Trial Of Toronto Cop Facing G20 Charges Set To Start

CP | Allison Jones, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.26.2013 | Canada

TORONTO - The first trial of a Toronto police officer facing criminal charges in the G20 protests is focusing on photos and video of one man's arrest,...

Man Faces 26 Charges Related To G20

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.16.2013 | Canada

TORONTO - Toronto police say they've charged a 27-year-old New York City man with 26 offences arising from the G20 Summit in Toronto in June 2010.Inve...

American Faces G20 Charges

CP | Linda Shearman, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.29.2013 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - An American man has been charged with several offences in connection with incidents at the G20 Summit in June 2010, Toronto police said Wedn...

Harper's Seven Top Screw-Ups in Seven Years

Rachel Décoste | Posted 03.26.2013 | Canada Politics
Rachel Décoste

January 23 marks seven years since Stephen Harper was first elected Prime Minister of Canada. As the PM took the opportunity to pat himself on the back in tweeting his self-assessed greatest accomplishments, perhaps the seven-year itch is the right time to recognize PM Harper's biggest blunders.

We Should Be Proud of Pint-Sized Protestors

Danielle S. McLaughlin | Posted 02.28.2013 | Canada Politics
Danielle S. McLaughlin

Recently, I heard a Grade 6 student explain that he and his friends had walked out of school to protest against a government measure that they believed had resulted in their teachers' rights being taken away. The principal was not impressed. I think we should be very impressed. What are our children in Canada seeing in the streets of our cities and towns? Idle No More, Occupy, protests in Ontario and Quebec by teachers and students -- and remember the G-20 protests in Toronto in 2010? While some of us looked the other way, the children are still watching.

Strip Joint Among Businesses Reimbursed For G20

CP | Steve Rennie, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.30.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The federal government has reimbursed a Toronto strip club that lost money when the city hosted the G20 summit.Newly released figures show Za...

Hairy Legs Profiling At G20?

CP | Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.30.2012 | Canada

TORONTO - Women claiming to have been profiled because of their hairy legs are among a group of seven people planning to serve a $1.4-million claim ag...

'Zero Remorse For G20 Rampage

CP | Posted 09.18.2012 | Canada

TORONTO -- An unrepentant vandal was sent to jail for 11 months Thursday after the judge delivered a scathing assessment of her role in the destructio...

Hundreds Of G20 Arrests Processed By ONE Officer

CBC | Posted 08.28.2012 | Canada

When Toronto police arrested hundreds of people during the G20 summit two years ago, they took them to a temporary processing facility where just a si...

G20: Police Oversight Body Was In Dark

CP | Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.28.2012 | Canada

TORONTO - The civilian agency responsible for overseeing Toronto's police force failed to live up to its responsibilities when it came to policing the...

'Mistakes Were Made' By G20 Toronto Police Service Board

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.28.2012 | Canada Politics


Toronto Police Slammed In G20 Report

CP | Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.15.2012 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Police violated civil rights, detained people illegally and used excessive force during the G20 summit two years ago, a new report concludes...

Communication Breakdown

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.26.2012 | Canada Politics

ORILLIA, Ont. - A report on security at the G8 and G20 summits in 2010 says there was some confusion when Ontario Provincial Police were unexpectedly ...

Police Union Vows To Block G20 Charges

CBC | Posted 03.21.2012 | Canada

The head of the Toronto Police Association says he intends to challenge any attempt to lay disciplinary charges against five officers inv...

Charge G20 Officers, Police Watchdog Orders

CBC | Posted 03.20.2012 | Canada

Ontario's top police complaints watchdog has concluded five officers involved in the now infamous arrest of G20 protester Adam Nobody sho...

Swarmed By Toronto Police On His Way To Church

CBC | Posted 01.28.2012 | Canada

A Toronto man who was arrested on his way to church has settled a financial claim against the police. Jason Wall, 25, was wal...