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Statement on the acquittal of Constable Daniel Montsion in the death of Abdirahman Abdi

We are deeply disappointed that yet another police officer has eluded conviction for killing a Black man. Justice Robert Kelly’s recent verdict that found Constable Daniel Montsion not guilty of all charges in the killing of Abdirahman Abdi, causes angst and pain for many Somali, Black and other communities across Canada still reeling from a pandemic and a summer of police violence against Black people.

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Stop Unsafe Evictions

Today, the Black Legal Action Centre (BLAC) has joined over 60 organizations in Ontario alongside sponsoring partners, the Ontario Alliance to End Homelessness and the Advocacy Centre for Tenants Ontario (ACTO), to call on Premier Ford and the Ontario government to STOP UNSAFE EVICTIONS during this pandemic crisis. Read the letter here.

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In Conversation with BLAC: Back to School

On Thursday, September 24 at 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm, BLAC is hosting a webinar on the transition Black families, parents, guardians and students are experiencing as Ontario schools re-open during COVID-19. Join us in conversation with educators, lawyers and community members, including a panel discussion and Q&A session. Register for the event here.

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