Julian Fantino may be the most famous cop in Canadian history, but during his rise, people critical of the police had a way of finding themselves in the crosshairs.
Stories about the power the police wield in Canada, and about the lengths they’re willing to go to hold on to it.
As calls to defund continue to grow, why not imagine what Canada would look like without police? Robyn Maynard joins us to unpack the idea.
Protests have erupted around the world in response to police violence against Black people. Police are openly targeting and arresting journalists. Trump is violating the rights of his people. And Canadian media has failed to cover or even grasp this historic moment.
“The amount of silence on this was bizarre.” With Justin Ling.
Over the holidays, CANADALAND is presenting the best work across our network. Here’s a recent episode of COMMONS about Robert Pickton, marginalized communities and police accountability.
On the suspicious deaths of billionaires and crying white girls.
“It was bad enough that I had lost my daughter. But the interaction with the police was even worse.”
A miniseries on policing.
Both were tackled by police, say eyewitnesses
Yellowknife crime reporter John McFadden has been getting into problems with the local police for a while now. But that won’t stop him from doing his job.
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