TORONTO, Feb. 20, 2018 /CNW/ - The Honourable Justice Michael H. Tulloch, who is reviewing Ontario's Regulation 58/16 on police street checks, also known as carding, will hold a public consultation at the Jamaican Canadian Association in North York on Thursday, February 22, 2018.
The consultation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. with a light supper available starting at 5 p.m. The address is 995 Arrow Rd., North York.
The consultations will be streamed through the Review's Facebook page at www.facebook.com/StreetchecksReview
The consultation is the first of three in the Toronto area. The other two will be at the Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge Street, on Wednesday, February 28, and at the Tropicana Community Services, 1385 Huntingwood Dr. on Tuesday, March 6. Others will be held in Brampton, Hamilton, Ajax, Markham, Windsor, London, Ottawa and Sudbury.
Additional details of the meeting are available on the Review's website www.streetchecksreview.ca.
The purpose of the public consultations is for Justice Tulloch to hear views from the general public and affected people about street checks. The Ontario Government established new rules for the practice on January 1, 2017, formally known as Ontario Regulation 58/16. At the consultations, Justice Tulloch would like to hear from the public about their views on street checks and whether the new rules under the Regulation are effective and being followed. Justice Tulloch's report on the Regulation, including his recommendations, is to be published no later than January 1, 2019.
Justice Tulloch will also hold meetings with stakeholders including police, police associations, community groups, and individuals.
SOURCE Independent Street Checks Review
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