COMMONS: The Police - CANADALAND
Rethinking Canada. This season, we told you stories about the power that the police wield in this country and the lengths they're willing to go to hold on to it.

COMMONS: The Police

Hosted by Arshy Mann

This season of COMMONS originally aired from October 14, 2020, through February 24, 2021.

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THE POLICE #10 – Portapique

Almost a year after the worst mass shooting in modern Canadian history, Nova Scotians are still in the dark about what exactly happened. A gunman, dressed in an RCMP uniform, driving an RCMP cruiser killed 22 people.
February 24, 2021

THE POLICE #9 – Northern Patrol

For three decades, much of Northern Ontario has been engaged in an unprecedented experiment in policing. It’s called the Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service. And the idea is simple: the old, colonial cops shouldn’t be policing Indigenous territory. Instead, Indigenous people should police themselves.
February 10, 2021

THE POLICE #8 – The G20: Fortress Toronto

When John and Susan Pruyn came to Toronto, they were hoping to protest against the G20 and then spend some time with their daughter. Instead, they would be caught up in a whirlwind of police misconduct with few precedents in Canadian history.
January 27, 2021

THE POLICE #7 – The G20: Conspiracy

In the first of a two-part series on the G20, two mysterious strangers start volunteering with activist networks in southern Ontario. It’s all part of one of the biggest undercover police operations in Canadian history
January 13, 2021

THE POLICE #6 – Who Killed Myles Gray?

Myles Gray was an unarmed man who died after seven Vancouver police officers beat him mercilessly. Half a decade after he died, not only does his family not have justice, they don’t even know the names of the people who killed him.
December 23, 2020

THE POLICE #5 – Toronto’s Finest

A Toronto police officer shoots and kills two Black men and is accused of beating another, all within a five-year span. He’s never found guilty of committing a crime. And he continues to rise through the ranks.   
December 9, 2020

THE POLICE #4 – Starlight Tours

Thirty years later, we know some of what happened to Neil Stonechild. But we still don’t have justice. 
November 25, 2020

THE POLICE #3 – Dirty Tricks

He called himself the General. And he was at the heart of the RCMP's biggest scandal.
November 11, 2020
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