Pride Toronto is citing ‘trust issues’ for not wanting Toronto Police in this year’s Pride Parade.
They have asked the police to withdraw their application to take part this year Pride Parade. Relations between the police and Toronto’s LGBTQ community have become strained in recent months over the handling of the case involving accused serial killer Bruce McArthur. Pride Toronto says the investigations into the men’s disappearances over the years were “insufficient,” and community fears of a serial killer targeting its men were “dismissed.”
Here is the full statement from Twitter: