Why the Secrecy? Police Conduct and the Public’s Right to Know

Why the Secrecy? Police Conduct and the Public’s Right to Know


Podcast (Full & edited versions)

Thursday September 22, 2016 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Rogers Communication Centre, Room 103
Ryerson University
80 Gould Street
Toronto, Ontario

Should reports of investigations of police behaviour be made public? How should the competing interests in transparency, accountability, privacy and confidentiality be dealt with? This highly controversial issue will be addressed by a distinguished panel with differing views.

 

Panelists:

Pascale Diverlus — Founding Member of Black Lives Matter Toronto

Julian Falconer – Partner in the law firm Falconers LLP, specializing in human rights and public interest litigation.

David Goodis – Assistant Commissioner, Information and Privacy Commission of Ontario

Joanne Mulcahy – Criminal Defence Lawyer, specializing in the defence of police officers

Moderator:  Mark Kelley, Host of CBC's The Fifth Estate

 

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