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Carding: why our government is not an insurance company (part 2)

Statistical discrimination cannot fully explain carding behaviour in both the short and long run This post continues my critique of the insurance analogy that was proposed as a way of conceptualizing carding in a recent op-ed…


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Carding: why our government is not an insurance company (part 1)

Introduction: draft carding regulations—ongoing discussion Back in November, I reported that Minister Naqvi presented draft carding regulations, which purported to address the issue of arbitrary and unlawful carding.[1]  Since then, while public interest groups and…



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Ontario Legislature: Police Record Checks Legislation Receives Royal Assent

Introduction The Police Record Checks Reform Act, 2015 (the “Act”), governing the disclosure of information in response to requests for police record checks, received Royal Assent on December 3, 2015.  This post will examine the issues that…