BLAC Submissions

BLAC Submissions on Bill 161

BLAC is concerned that Bill 161, Smarter and Stronger Justice Act, 2020 proposes to change LAO’s core mandate of promoting access to justice for low-income Ontario residents. At this critical time, BLAC believes that this will have a negative impact on the Black...

Statement to our Community on the state of Education in Ontario

BLAC opened its doors to the public in March of 2019. In the short time we have been open, we have become acutely aware through work with our community, and affirmed through recent media reports, that our children are, in many instances, not safe in Ontario’s schools....

Submissions to the Standing Committee on Justice Policy Bill 108

BLAC was born out of the needs of the Black community, specifically as it relates to the disproportionate and troubling ways in which Black people are mistreated, scrutinized and brutalized by legal institutions and systems of power. The experiences of Black Canadians...

BLAC Submission to the Standing Committee on Justice Policy on Bill 68

The Black Legal Action Centre (BLAC) is a not-for-profit corporation incorporated under the laws of Ontario to combat individual and systemic anti-Black racism by providing legal services to members of Ontario’s Black communities. BLAC provides legal representation to...