Police Officers

Police Chiefs Must Remove the Stigma From Talking About Mental Health

Arthur Gallant | Posted 05.12.2015 | Canada Living
Arthur Gallant

I am genuinely worried about the mental health of police officers across Canada (and around the world for that matter). It absolutely appalls me that there are officers across the country taking their own lives -- some with their service-issued gun. Police chiefs across the country need to get really creative to ensure another member of their forces do not take their own lives. One way we can help to facilitate this much-needed change is by talking. We need to take the sting out of talking about mental illness. None of us would be ashamed to admit we have a physical illness, so why are we so afraid to talk about our mental illnesses?

B.C. Police Shooting Death Under Investigation

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.27.2015 | Canada British Columbia

SURREY, B.C. - British Columbia's police watchdog is investigating a shooting inside a Surrey, B.C., grocery store that has left one man dead.The inci...

Dear Angry White People, The Ferguson Protest Was Not About You

Eternity E Martis | Posted 01.27.2015 | Canada Living
Eternity E Martis

I won't go into the details of black groups being marginalized at the hands of white people who dominate the "center," because if you're smart enough to think that you fooled us into feeling remorse for "leaving you out" during the protest in Toronto, then you're smart enough to do a Google search to figure out historical black oppression and its endless contemporary reproductions.

Any Voters in Manitoba Still Awake?

Shirley Muir | Posted 12.03.2011 | Canada
Shirley Muir

The media couldn't even keep its eyes open during the Manitoba election campaign, only occasionally looking below the surface of the promises and policies. Then again, the resurrected NHL Winnipeg Jets were beginning their pre-season games and the Bombers were in first place. The media can only do so much.