Police/Prisons

During the pandemic, police have been granted new powers that disproportionately target migrants, street-bound people, sex...
Law enforcement officers have been given more powers during the COVID-19 pandemic, and the people most affected are also the...
  • York Regional Police in an intersection with police dog and police SUV.
By the end of October 2022, at least 101 people have been killed by police or died through police actions in Canada. This after a...
  • Defund Cop$ Fund Community
The municipal election period in British Columbia this year has seen a bright light shone on the domination of police in city...
  • RCMP vehicles lined up.
As of the end of September 2022, at least 89 people have been killed by police or died through police actions in Canada....
  • VPD anti-riot squad with weapons.
Two-thirds of the way through 2022, Canadian police are on pace for an even deadlier year than they had in 2021, when there were...
  • RCMP at crime scene.
At least 10 people were killed by police, or died through police actions, in July 2022. So far this year there have been at least...
  • RCMP in riot gear. One standing with shotgun.
Halfway through 2022, there have been at least 54 police-involved deaths in Canada. This puts Canadian cops on pace to take even...
  • Text on a jacket reading "No more police brutality." Taken at racial justice protests in Toronto in 2020 by Jason Hargrove, obtained via Wikimedia.
In the two years since George Floyd’s murder at the hands of now-indicted Philadelphia police officer Derek Chauvin, we have...
  • Vancouver police vehicle in roadway at a scene. Lights flashing.
At least eight people were killed by police or died through police actions in Canada in May 2022. This follows an April in which...

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