“'I’ve never seen this much riot gear, I’ve never seen the kinds of hemming-in that officers did this time. I’ve never seen people sort of picked up while peacefully protesting and put in the back of a court services vehicle,'” Paikin told the tribunal, adding that he has covered hundreds of demonstrations throughout his three-decades-long career,." the Star quotes him as saying.
The hearing is dealing with disciplinary charges against Toronto police Superintendent Mark Fenton. Full Star story