TORONTO, Jan. 29, 2018 /CNW/ – The Honourable Justice Michael H. Tulloch, who is reviewing Ontario’sRegulation 58/16 on police street checks, also known as carding, will hold a public consultation in Thunder Bay on February 1.
The consultation will be the first of 12 public consultation events to be held across the province. Three will be held in the Toronto area and others in Brampton, Hamilton, Ajax, Markham, Windsor, London, Ottawa and Sudbury.
The consultation in Thunder Bay will be held at the DaVinci Centre, Sala Marco Polo, 340 S. Waterloo Street. Doors will open at 5 p.m. and the meeting will start at 6 p.m. A light dinner will be provided starting at 5 p.m. 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