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  1. A.B.L.E.'s statement of support (2017)

    From: Public interest inquiry into racial profiling and discrimination by the Toronto Police Service

    Association of Black Law Enforcers – Statement of Support of the OHRC's Inquiry into Police Racial Profiling

    Charlene Tardiel, Community Services Officer (on behalf of the Association of Black Law Enforcers)

    November 30, 2017

    The Association of Black Law Enforcers (A.B.L.E.) is an organization representing the interests of active and retired individuals who are, or were employed as Police and Peace Officers in Federal, Provincial, and Municipal Law Enforcement Agencies. We are also individuals who belong to Black, and Racialized communities in Canada.

  2. Policy development

    From: Annual report 2003-2004

    In keeping with its mandate to promote understanding of human rights and to conduct research to eliminate discriminatory practices, the Commission undertook a number of policy development initiatives in 2003-2004. Commission policies and guidelines are approved public statements that set out the Commission’s interpretation of the Code.

  3. Eliminating discrimination to advance the human rights of women and transgender people

    From: OHRC policy position on sexualized and gender-specific dress codes

    March 8, 2016 - Through its public education, policy development, outreach and litigation functions, the Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC) continues to work with community partners to challenge gender inequality and promote and advance the human rights of women and trans people in Ontario. Here is some of the work the OHRC has done in the past year:  

  4. First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples: new era, new relationships

    From: Annual Report 2015 - 2016: Reconnect. Renew. Results.

    OHRC takes up TRC calls to action on child welfare

    The final report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada, released in December 2015, catalogues in painstaking detail the cultural genocide perpetrated over a century against Canada’s First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples (Indigenous peoples). The residential school legacy continues to have a devastating intergenerational impact on Indigenous peoples – including the overrepresentation of Indigenous children in care and the large numbers of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls.

  5. Appendix A: Consultation participants

    From: Under suspicion: Research and consultation report on racial profiling in Ontario

    Organizations

    Aboriginal Justice Strategy, Legal Aid Ontario (LAO)

    Aboriginal Legal Services (ALS)

    African Canadian Legal Clinic (ACLC)

    Black Law Students' Association (BLSA), Osgoode Hall Law School

    Black Lives Matter - Toronto (BLM - TO)

    Canadian Human Rights Commission (CHRC)

    Canadian Mental Health Association Ontario (CMHA Ontario)

    Centre for Human Rights, Equity and Inclusion (REI), York University

    Colour of Poverty

    Hamilton Community Legal Clinic

    Hamilton Police Service (HPS)

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