Toronto Executive Committee’s report on “Hate Sponsored Rallies”

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Toronto City Hall. Photo: JCPA.ORG

On April 15, 2019 Omo Akintan, the Executive Director, People Equity and Human Rights, issued a report on “Hate Sponsored Rallies.”

Here is the summary of this report:

This report responds to 2019.EX3.3 and outlines the following:

a) the Toronto Police Services Board’s process for the referral to the Office of the Attorney General of allegations of hate activity on City property;

b) the results of the consultation and survey conducted in response to 2018.EX35.6 related to the City’s Hate Activity Policy and the feasibility of the City addressing nonpermitted protests featuring hate speech, including the possibility of recovering costs; and

c) the outcome of inquiries made to the Toronto Police Services Board and the Ministry of the Attorney General as directed in 2019.EX3.3.


The Executive Director, People, Equity and Human Rights recommends that: 1. Executive Committee receive this report for information.

To read the full version of the report click here.