October 19, 2017 – Anna Mehler Paperny, Reuters
TORONTO (Reuters) – Black people in Canada’s most populous province spent longer behind bars awaiting trial than white people charged with many of the same categories of crimes in each of the past five years, according to data obtained by Reuters.
August 3, 2017 – Anna Mehler Paperny, Reuters
Nearly 270 people have died in Canadian provincial jails over the past five years. Two-thirds of them were legally innocent.
May 17, 2016 – Anna Mehler Paperny, Global News
Despite calls from “outraged” Ontario health workers, the province won’t stop putting immigration detainees in provincial jails any time soon.
May 5, 2016 – Anna Mehler Paperny, Global News
Corrections Minister Yasir Naqvi is “concerned” that Ontario inmates are being put in solitary confinement because of their mental illnesses — but he won’t commit to ending the practice entirely.
Anna Mehler Paperny – Global News, June 18, 2015
A lot has changed in the decade Alok Mukherjee has chaired Toronto’s Police Services Board.
And a lot hasn’t changed.