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News brief: How secure is carding database? Halifax police isn’t saying

Any time police conduct a street check that information ends up in a database. We wondered how secure that data is, and discovered that Halifax Regional Police (HRP) is not very helpful.

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https://nsadvocate.org/2017/03/29/news-brief-how-secure-is-carding-database-halifax-police-isnt-saying/

That’s stopping people at random. Former Halifax City police officer Calvin Lawrence on carding

Calvin Lawrence, a former Black police officer who served with Halifax City Police in the sixties and seventies, has been following the discussion about carding from his current residence in Ottawa…

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https://nsadvocate.org/2017/03/22/thats-stopping-people-at-random-former-halifax-city-police-officer-calvin-lawrence-on-carding/

Weekend video: The skin we’re in

This weekend’s featured video is The Skin We’re In, by Desmond Cole and Charles Officer. A documentary about carding and profiling and racism by a Toronto journalist, but with a surpris…

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https://nsadvocate.org/2017/03/18/weekend-video-the-skin-were-in/

Halifax police chief J.M Blais at carding community meeting: what is the problem we are trying to solve?

We went to last night’s panel on carding at the North End Library. We planned to write about the entire evening, but we ended up with a story focused entirely on the remarkable responses by H…

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https://nsadvocate.org/2017/03/17/halifax-police-chief-j-m-blais-at-carding-community-meeting-what-is-the-problem-we-are-trying-to-solve/

Cops’ policy on carding slammed as unfair hurdle

Carding critics are taking aim at London police’s refusal to spell out why they stop people on receipts documenting street checks.

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http://www.lfpress.com/2017/02/17/cops-policy-on-carding-slammed-as-unfair-hurdle

Do Ontario's Regulations on Carding Pass the Oakes Test for Violating Charter Rights? · Event Details

Susan Toth, a London-based lawyer, joins us to explain the 'Oakes test' and investigate Ontario's regulations that oversee how police gather information from the public.

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http://jamesshelley.com/events/ontario-regulations-carding-pass-oakes-test-violating-charter-rights/

The white response to Halifax carding stats is a disgrace

Black activists write a letter asking that carding be stopped, and nobody in power wants to talk about it. No way, says the chief of police. Can’t have politicians telling the police what to…

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https://nsadvocate.org/2017/01/20/the-white-response-to-halifax-carding-stats-is-a-disgrace/

Prominent African-Nova Scotians question legality of police street checks

A group of prominent African-Nova Scotians is calling for the end of street checks, and one member argues the practice is eroding trust with police in black communities.

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http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/street-checks-halifax-police-rcmp-legality-1.3943151

Black people made up 41 per cent of RCMP street checks around Halifax

In the first 10 months of 2016, 41 per cent of street checks done by the RCMP around Halifax involved subjects who officers identified as black.

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http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/black-people-41-per-cent-rcmp-street-checks-halifax-1.3931415

Police check data raises new concerns about the over-representation of African Nova Scotians in the justice system | NDP

For immediate release. HALIFAX – Data showing that African Nova Scotians are three times more likely to be stopped by police raises new concerns about the over-representation of African Nova Scotians…

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https://nsndp.ca/ns/police-check-data-raises-new-concerns-about-the-over-representation-of-african-nova-scotians-in-the-justice-system

Halifax police will keep using street checks

Cops shoot down suggestion from police commissioners for a moratorium on the tactic, which new data shows overwhelmingly targets black residents.

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http://www.thecoast.ca/halifax/halifax-police-will-keep-using-street-checks/Content?oid=5915442

Black people 3 times more likely to be 'street checked' by Halifax police

According to information released by Halifax Regional Police, black people are three times more likely to be the subject of a “street check” than people identified as white.

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http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/halifax-black-street-checks-police-race-profiling-1.3925251

New Ontario rule banning carding by police takes effect

A new provincial rule banning carding by police in specific situations in Ontario officially came into effect on Sunday, but some say it doesn't go far enough to end the controversial practice. Kevin Flynn, Ontario community safety and correctional service

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https://ca.news.yahoo.com/ontario-bans-carding-police-specific-203933278.html

Ontario bans carding by police in specific situations across province

A new provincial rule that bans carding by police in specific situations in Ontario officially came into effect on Sunday, but some say it doesn't go far enough to end the controversial practice.

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http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/carding-ontario-police-government-ban-1.3918134

Toronto police chief says big changes coming in 2017 | Toronto Star

Police oversight review, transformational task force report and new carding regulations will bring changes, says Chief Mark Saunders.

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https://www.thestar.com/news/crime/2016/12/30/toronto-police-chief-says-big-changes-coming-in-2017.html

New Policing Rules Go into Effect January 1

As of Jan. 1, 2017, a new regulation comes into effect that will prohibit police from requesting identifying information arbitrar...

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https://news.ontario.ca/mcscs/en/2016/12/new-policing-rules-go-into-effect-january-1.html

Hollow victory for carding foes

London’s police board Thursday debated over semantics and definitions before finally settling on a decision to “recommend” Chief John Pare end the controversial practice immediately.

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http://www.lfpress.com/2016/12/15/london-police-services-board-to-address-controversial-carding-practice-at-thursdays-meeting

Carding: Q&A with Police Chief John Pare

Ontario is banning carding as it’s now practised. Reporter Jennifer O'Brien sat down with the London Police Chief.

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http://www.lfpress.com/2016/12/09/london-police-carding-qa-with-chief-john-pare

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