The National 'Unprecedented' report released on racial profiling by Toronto police

A black person in Toronto is nearly 20 times more likely than a white person to be shot and killed by police, according to a new Ontario Human Rights Commission report on race and policing. The commission's interim report said black people were over-represented in several types of violent police interactions, including use-of-force cases, shootings, deadly encounters and fatal shootings.
  • 2018
  • 00:05:18
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/03/2019

News in Review - December 2002 Policing and Race in Canada

The recent report in The Toronto Star accusing the Toronto police of racial profiling has renewed the debate across Canada on whether racial minorities get the same treatment as others from police forces. We look at the situation in Toronto and other recent issues including the incident two years ago in Saskatchewan concerning the police and Aboriginal people.
  • 2002
  • 00:13:56
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/2002

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The National Tougher impaired driving laws raise concerns about targeting

Police officers in Canada who lawfully pull over a driver no longer need reasonable grounds to demand a sample of their breath. The new rules, however, are raising concerns about possible police targeting and there's a growing expectation that they will be challenged in court.
  • 2018
  • 00:03:15
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/22/2019

News in Review - December 1992 The Police and Changing Times

The interrelationship of police forces, government and citizens is examined in light of the conflict between the Ontario government and Ontario police forces.
  • 1992
  • 00:14:49
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/1992

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The National Ontario judge says carding has little to no value as a policing tool

An Ontario judge who earlier this week called for the elimination of random street checks said carding only generates "low quality intelligence" and alienates certain communities from the police.
  • 2019
  • 00:02:31
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/22/2019

The National More Women Want to Join Lawsuit Against RCMP

Female officers and civilian employees join former Const. Janet Merlo in a sexual harassment suit.
  • 2015
  • 00:03:10
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/01/2015

Studio K Cottonball Wants to be a Police Officer

Cottonball hangs out with her pal Officer Swift and learns what it takes to be a police officer!
  • 2018
  • 00:02:06
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 11/08/2018

CANAdooDAday The Mounties

Set to a modern military beat, a trio of Mounties educate you about everything you didn’t actually know about Canada’s RCMP.
  • 2017
  • 00:03:17
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 08/01/2017

The National Tech companies stop selling facial recognition software to police

A third tech company has said it will stop selling facial recognition software to police forces because it fails to accurately recognize Black faces, especially those of Black women. Canadian police forces are also backing away.
  • 2020
  • 00:01:46
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/17/2020

As It Happens Right to Farm Amendment in Missouri

This summer the state of Missouri has been debating an amendment to enshrine farming as a constitutional right. At first glance the "right to farm" seems uncontroversial. But some say the amendment is an underhanded attempt to shield big farming and agricultural corporations from public scrutiny, regulation and the enforcement of animal rights rules. As It Happens discusses the issue with Eric ...
  • 2014
  • 00:06:25
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/08/2014

Studio K When Gary Grows Up, He Wants to be a Mountie

Gary meets Mountie Jason and Piper the Horse and finds out what it's like to be a Mountie with the RCMP Musical Ride!
  • 2017
  • 00:01:59
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/30/2018

The National Scathing report finds systemic racism in Thunder Bay's police force

In a scathing report, Ontario's independent police watchdog says systemic racism exists throughout the Thunder Bay Police Service. It goes on to state that the "inadequacy" of at least nine investigations into the deaths of Indigenous people over the past several years was "so problematic" that they should be reopened.
  • 2018
  • 00:03:04
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/22/2019

CBC Kids News A brief history of the Black Lives Matter movement

CBC Kids News contributor Elijah Sandiford digs into the history of the Black Lives Matter movement. Historian and sociologist Afua Cooper describes some critical moments in black history and Vancouver activist Jacob Callender-Prasad talks about his role fighting anti-black racism.
  • 2020
  • 00:07:00
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/09/2020

Firsthand Reefer Riches

Reefer Riches explores what Canada's marijuana future could look like as it examines how Colorado and Washington State have fared in their first years of legalization, trying to take over the pot business from organized crime. It is a fascinating story of shifting cultural values, strange political bedfellows, new issues for law enforcement, and abundant business opportunities in what could be ...
  • 2015
  • 00:44:02
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 11/09/2015

CBC News: Disclosure Inside the Interrogation Room

How could an innocent person sign a confession that destroys their life? It's happened time and time again. You may recall the Central Park jogger case where five young men in New York City confessed to a vicious rape they never committed. It has happened in Canada, too. Disclosure takes its journalistic microscope into the interrogation room and reveals the ...
  • 2003
  • 00:18:13
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The Fifth Estate Death In Thunder Bay: No Foul Play

It was a tale all too common — in October 2015 a young Indigenous man drowned in Thunder Bay. What happened to Stacy DeBungee was a mystery, but three hours after finding the body the Thunder Bay police issued a press release saying they found nothing suspicious about the death. Frustrated by the lack of action on the part of the ...
  • 2016
  • 00:45:11
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/30/2017

The National Standoff At Gustafsen Lake

How could this potentially deadly conflict be stopped before turning into another Oka or Waco? Here is the inside story, a behind the scenes chronicle exploring the issues as understood by the warriors, native chiefs, spiritual leaders, law enforcement officers and psychologists working to stem a bloodbath.
  • 1995
  • 00:27:16
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/18/2013

News in Review - February 2015 Anger and Authority in the United States

The deaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brown unleashed waves of anger and resentment across the U.S. Both victims were black and died at the hands of white police officers. And in both cases, authorities declined to press charges. These events brought to the surface long standing tensions in the U.S. between police and the very people they're expected to ...
  • 2015
  • 00:17:21
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/13/2015

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The National What could defunding the police look like?

Calls to defund the police have become louder since the death of George Floyd. The National’s Adrienne Arsenault hears from people who want to see changes in how police services are funded to find out what it could look like.
  • 2020
  • 00:03:58
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/09/2020

Keeping Canada Safe Keeping Canada Safe, Episode 1

A Calgary police helicopter team uses state-of-the-art technology in an exciting search for the suspected perpetrator of an assault. Community volunteers in Winnipeg conduct their own tense night patrol to search for a missing woman. In St. John’s, officers from the oldest mounted force in Canada ready their mammoth Percheron horses for a night beat on a rowdy party street. ...
  • 2017
  • 00:22:19
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/05/2017

Keeping Canada Safe Keeping Canada Safe, Episode 2

Behind the scenes at Pearson International, Canada’s busiest airport, from wildlife control and K9 patrols, to the ins and outs of air traffic controlling — including an emergency landing. Kingston police use a battering ram to gain access to the home of a suspected meth dealer. A Markham driving instructor tests teens on their ability to withstand distractions while driving. ...
  • 2017
  • 00:21:55
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/05/2017

The National America's Unsolvable Problem

In the wake of recent police killings of unarmed black men, angry protesters hit the streets of many U.S. cities. CBC reporter Paul Hunter travelled to Florida to see the proactive approach that one community is taking towards what some would call America's unsolvable problem. Like so many U.S. cities, Titusville shares a renewed frustration that America just can't get past ...
  • 2014
  • 00:08:15
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/12/2015

Canadian Race Relations Foundation RDS vs. A Story of Race and Justice

This film tells the personal story of Rodney Darren Smalls (RDS) and his journey to shake the stereotypes that followed him as a black teenage drug dealer, and channel his entrepreneurship into community benefit.
  • 2020
  • 00:22:27
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/14/2020

Marketplace Small Claims Court

At some point, most of us wish we could fight back against unscrupulous retailers. Meet a woman who has taken numerous cases to Small Claims Court and won — a landlord/tenant dispute, two travel holidays gone wrong and a faulty car radio. The businesses taken to court paid a hefty price for not settling with her sooner. The keys to ...
  • 1999
  • 00:08:07
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Metro Morning As the police arrest protesters in Tyendinaga, Jesse Wente questions the myths that Canadians believe about themselves

Metro Morning columnist Jesse Wente asks individual Canadians to show real solidarity, as politicians revert to police-enforced "solutions" for Indigenous protests.
  • 2020
  • 00:05:59
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/06/2020