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Mr. John S. Sewell

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Phone: (416) ***-****  HQ Phone
Toronto Police Accountability Coalition
Suite 206 401 Richmond St West
Toronto, Ontario M5V 3A8

Company Description: Toronto Police Accountability Coalition is a group which encourages debate about police policy issues, and is devoted to making the police more accountable to the...   more

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • law degree
    University of Toronto Law School
  • Bachelor of Arts
    University of Toronto
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Former Toronto mayor ..., 27 July 2014 [cached]
Former Toronto mayor John Sewell, who heads the Toronto Police Accountability Coalition, reviewed the Stars findings and noted in an email that, in addition to the receipt program, officers last year were warned by police brass that racial profiling is not allowed and will be punished.
Former mayor John Sewell, ..., 2 June 2014 [cached]
Former mayor John Sewell, head of the Toronto Police Accountability Coalition, has been pushing for MCITs to be made first responders. He said that expanding the teams city-wide may help to change attitudes among police towards people with mental illness.
Police are trained to command and control, he said. The teams in fact dont approach things that way.
Ontario Police Complaints System Forum | Scadding Court Community Centre, 22 Dec 2012 [cached]
John Sewell, Co-ordinator, Toronto Police Accountability Coalition
Former Toronto mayor ... [cached]
Former Toronto mayor John Sewell, now a member of the Toronto Police Accountability Coalition, said there seems to have been "an extraordinary amount of money wasted on this case."
"When you get (allegations of) serious wrongdoing by police, it's really important to look at it hard," said Sewell.Coupled with allegations of police impropriety, that's a "worrisome" combination, he said.
Board Members |, 10 Aug 2014 [cached]
John Sewell John Sewell is an influential voice in both the city of Toronto's political and physical landscape. As a former mayor of Toronto and contributor to a number of city-based publications, Mr. Sewell has been a critic and leader in the development of Toronto for more than 30 years. After working as an alderman for the Toronto City Council from 1969 to 1978, Mr. Sewell was elected Mayor for a two year term. Throughout his time as both an alderman and as mayor, he was a strong advocate of city-based initiatives - including increased and affordable public transportation and a larger stock of public housing. He was also a leading defender of gay rights, long before the issue was taken up by other politicians in Toronto. Since leaving politics, he has been a regular contributor to a number of publications, including: The Globe and Mail, Now, Post City Magazine and Eye Weekly. He's also the author of eight books. Mr. Sewell was born in Toronto in 1940, and raised in the Beaches area of the city. He received a Bachelor of Arts at the University of Toronto in 1961 and a law degree from the University of Toronto Law School in 1964. He was appointed to the Order of Canada in 2005. Served as a director in 1991
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