CANADIAN ALLIANCE OF BLACK EDUCATORS

Opinion Editorial: Political will needed to end carding
May 23, 2015

Mr. Andrew Phillips
Editor,
The Toronto Star
One Yonge Street, 
Toronto, Ontario M5E 1E6

Via email: aphillips@thestar.ca

This week Mark Saunders was sworn in as Chief of the Toronto Police Service. He arrived amid a controversy that marred his predecessor’s final days and one that refuses to go away – the police procedure commonly known as “carding.” As Chief Saunders starts down this new road he has a choice – to hear the voices of the community and work to end racial profiling or to allow a deeply troubling practice to continue...more