policing

Steve Tanner, Jeff Knoll

It’s understandable at a time when so many are being asked to give up so much – including financial security and the ability to care for loved ones in their time of greatest need – that most Canadians have little patience for people in positions of leadership who feel they are exempt from the rules and standards of behaviour being demanded of us. Amid the scandal and resignation of Ontario finance minister Rod Phillips and the subsequent resignation or firing of multiple other politicians and prominent public servants, the discovery amid tragic circumstances that Halton Police Chief Steve Tanner wasContinue Reading

Solidarity March, June 4th 2020

On June 4th, an estimated 7,000 to 10,000 people marched in Burlington in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter protests then happening across the US. It was an astonishing and unexpected display for a city not known for mass activism, overwhelmingly made by younger Burlingtonians. This week Joel and Roland speak to Isabella Mallon and Korede Balogan, two of the organizers of the event, about their motivations and expectations for the event, and their plans and hopes for building on their success in the months and years ahead. In other 905 news, Roland and Joel discuss the cancellation of Hamilton’sContinue Reading