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Groups call for increased police oversight in Ontario, but some say it is not enough

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 @ 12:29 PM | By Ian Burns

A coalition of advocacy groups is joining with the Ontario Human Rights Commission to call on the provincial government to implement recommendations on police oversight made after a public review, but observers say additional steps are needed to ensure police are accountable to the public.

Clayton Ruby, Ruby & ShillerThe rights commission and the coalition members, which include the Canadian Civil Liberties Association (CCLA), want to see changes recommended by the Independent Police Oversight Review implemented immediately.

The review was led by Ontario Court of Appeal...