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Two years after the defund the police movement, police budgets increase across Canada

January 9, 2023  By Ted Rutland, The Conversation

Jan. 9, 2023, Toronto, Ont. – The worldwide protests against police racism and violence in the summer of 2020 brought greater public attention to police spending. In city after city, activists and other residents demanded that governments defund the police and reinvest in communities. Public support for this demand was evident in the streets, as well as in public opinion polls that registered significant support for defunding the police. | READ MORE

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