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Ontario Human Rights Commission tackles segregation, police profiling in annual report

Monday, July 16, 2018 @ 9:33 AM | By Amanda Jerome

Addressing human rights concerns may be challenging, but “discrimination is too costly to ignore” writes Renu Mandhane, the chief commissioner of the Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC), in the organization’s recently released annual report.

The 2017-2018 report released on July 10, covers issues the commission has been working on over the past year and highlights future concerns for the province in areas ranging from criminal justice to children’s aid.

According to the report, Canadians spend more than $20 billion annually on criminal justice and that over-representation...