Supreme Court to hear challenges to anti-racism jury reforms

Supreme Court to hear challenges to anti-racism jury reforms

A law passed by the Liberal government to counter racism in the court system and diversify juries is facing a challenge today before Canada’s highest court from people who argue the changes undermine the rights of the accused. The Supreme Court of Canada will hear a case this morning involving Pardeep Chouhan, a Greater Toronto Area man […]

Trudeau takes a knee at anti-racism protest on Parliament Hill

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made an appearance at an anti-racism protest on Parliament Hill today, showing up unannounced to hear speeches from activists demanding fairer treatment from police for minorities. Trudeau joined the large crowd in kneeling for eight minutes and 46 seconds — which is how long a Minneapolis police officer held down George Floyd […]