Can Indigenous peoples trust police forces?
Policing in Canada has a racism problem, and it’s the white elephant that will keep coming back again and again.
The first call to action from the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls final report goes essentially like this: admit there is racism against Indigenous peoples within policing. It’s a lamentable start that the report, which mentions police 419 times, has to demand that police start with the basics, writes Rose LeMay. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia