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Media Advisory: Human Rights Advocates Will Respond to Justice Iacobucci Review of Use of Force by Toronto Police

July 24, 2014

Media Advisory
For Immediate Release
July 24, 2014

Human Rights Advocates Will Respond to Justice Iacobucci Review of Use of Force by Toronto Police

Toronto – Human rights advocates, who were at the forefront of the community’s response to the gunning down of Sammy Yatim during an incident with Toronto Police one year ago, will be available to respond to the Honourable Frank Iacobucci’s Independent Review of the Use of Lethal Force by the Toronto Police Service. Former Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada Iacobucci is scheduled to release his report on Thursday, July 24.

A background video produced by advocates can be viewed at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QPGQRHdhtzg

What: Human Rights advocates will respond to the Honourable Frank Iacobucci’s Independent Review of the Use of Lethal Force by the Toronto Police Service

Who: Gary Peters, President of the Urban Alliance on Race Relations
Irwin Nanda, Executive Vice-President of the Ontario Federation of Labour

When: Following the release of the Honourable Justice Frank Iacobucci’s review on Thursday July 24, 2014, 10 a.m.

Where: The media gallery of Toronto Police Service Headquarters, 40 College Street, Toronto

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Contact:

Gary Pieters, President of the Urban Alliance on Race Relations, tel. 416-703-6607 or gary@urbanalliance.ca
Irwin Nanda, Executive Vice-President of the Ontario Federation of Labour, cel. 416-450-9419

Steven Staples, Director of Communications (acting) of the Ontario Federation of Labour, cel. 416 578-3230 sstaples@ofl.ca

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