Research on crime, its causes and impacts, legal and social implications, as well as litigation and crime trends. Includes scholarly journals, correctional and law enforcement trade publications, crime reports, crime blogs and other materials.
Data analyzed by Dr. Scot Wortley confirms that Black people in Toronto are far more likely to have police use force against them that results in serious injury or death. Between 2013 and 2017, a Black person was nearly 20 times more likely than a White person to be involved in a fatal shooting by the Toronto Police.
A post on the John Howard Society blog summarizing statistics that indicate Indigenous and Black people are the subjects of unfair treatment throughout the criminal justice system, from contact with police to sentencing and parole
Some conclusions: the absence of recent reliable and comprehensive statistical data on the ethnic composition of the population; continued use of the term “visible minority” to describe minority groups, [which] renders invisible the differences in the lived experiences of diverse communities; the absence of a new national action plan against racism, applicable to the federal, provincial and territorial levels, since the previous plan lapsed in 2010
Includes interactive works, social-issue documentaries, auteur animation and alternative dramas that provide the world with a Canadian perspective. The collection includes documentaries, animations, experimental films and fiction. NFB showcase films that take a stand on issues of global importance that matter to Canadians: stories about the environment, human rights, international conflict, the arts and more.