Ministry of the
Solicitor General

Street Checks

Street checks

On June 7, 2017, the government announced the appointment of Justice Michael Tulloch to review the province’s regulation on street checks.  Read the news release and his terms of reference.

Order in Council

Terms of Reference

Final regulations

As of Jan. 1, 2017, a new regulation came into effect that prohibits police from requesting identifying information arbitrarily, or based on a person's race or presence in a high-crime neighbourhood during certain police-public interactions. 

News release