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President puts University of Toronto’s expertise to work in the community

August 22, 2016

Globe & Mail | August 22, 2016

To under­stand Mer­ic Gertler, the pres­i­dent of the Uni­ver­si­ty of Toron­to, writes Globe edu­ca­tion reporter Simona Chiose, it is instruc­tive to exam­ine how he decid­ed to become involved in one of the most impor­tant and heat­ed debates to ever engulf the city of Toron­to:  the ques­tion of whether police offi­cers have the right to ran­dom­ly stop peo­ple not asso­ci­at­ed with a crime. Read more.