Doug Ford says he wants to fight racial injustice. So why is he undermining tribunals that help do just that? - 2020-06-10

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F94.png Doug Ford says he wants to fight racial injustice. So why is he undermining tribunals that help do just that? June 10, 2020, Martin Regg Cohn, Opinion, Toronto Star

At his news conferences, the premier bites his lip and eats his words on racial injustice. But they are empty words and hollow gestures for public consumption.

Behind the scenes, behind the bench, the untold story of systemic racism and injustice is of a Progressive Conservative government that is systematically undermining accountability — by dismantling the judicial tribunals that safeguard us against racial discrimination, environmental degradation, social privation and tenants' rights.

These pillars of our justice system have been demolished by Ford's Tories since they took power two years ago — with key tribunals now operating at half-strength or less, in some cases, after a steady and stealthy purge of their ranks.

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{{cite news | first = Martin Regg | last = Cohn | title = Doug Ford says he wants to fight racial injustice. So why is he undermining tribunals that help do just that? | url = https://www.thestar.com/politics/political-opinion/2020/06/10/doug-ford-says-he-wants-to-fight-racial-injustice-so-why-is-he-undermining-tribunals-that-help-do-just-that.html | work = Opinion | publisher = Toronto Star | date = June 10, 2020 | accessdate = June 11, 2020 }}