Citizens call to defund Peel Police

BLM supporters in the March for Justice (June 17)

Hundreds of citizens have submitted written deputations to the Peel Regional Police (PRP) expressing their concerns and desire to defund the police. Many citizens believe that the police are involved in issues they are not qualified to handle and they want funding invested in the community.  At the Peel Police Services Board Meeting on June […]

Crombie and Brown to call for bodycams at Friday’s Police Services meeting

Brampton Mayor Patrick Brown and Mississauga Mayor Bonnie Crombie are expected to move a motion at Friday’s Peel Police Service Board meeting to implement body-worn cameras for Peel police officers. Peel Regional Police has indicated they are open to looking into this option to ensure greater accountability and transparency. Watch footage of the latest body […]

New supervisor of Peel Schools appointed

Bruce Rodrigues was appointed today as Supervisor of the Peel District School Board (PDSB). Education Minister Stephen Lecce said “from day one… if the PDSB does not act swiftly and completely to counter racism and positively change the culture within our schools, then the government will act” adding that “this ends starting today.” The appointment […]

PDSB to back down on legal action against Black advocacy groups

Education Minister Stephen Lecce has asked Peel District School Board’s new supervisor to withdraw litigation against community groups promoting black advocacy. This comes just hours after announcing the hiring of Bruce Rodrigues as the board’s new supervisor. Joshua, the Director of Education for the Peel District School was pursuing legal action against local Black advocacy […]