Our Times 3

Martin Schoots-McAlpine

  • The little-known Ontario tribunal standing in the way of defunding the police

    This essay explores the process and pitfalls of defunding the police in Ontario, showing that ultimately the police as an institution are largely removed from any meaningful form of democratic oversight. As a result, defunding the police in the province will be exceptionally difficult within the confines of Ontario’s current institutional framework, revealing the limits of democracy within the Canadian state.

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